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AZATHIOPRINE

Prevents your body from rejecting a kidney transplant. Also treats joint pain and swelling from rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine is an immunosuppressant agent that will affect your immune system More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

203K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 26,643 $1.04M
Texas 18,485 $593K
Florida 17,732 $546K
Illinois 15,458 $557K
Pennsylvania 15,353 $551K
New York 14,007 $448K
Ohio 13,543 $474K
North Carolina 11,650 $389K
Missouri 10,725 $339K
Wisconsin 10,542 $350K
Indiana 9,467 $322K
Washington 9,179 $310K
Michigan 9,130 $313K
Minnesota 8,981 $320K
Georgia 8,884 $275K
Tennessee 8,579 $251K
Virginia 7,608 $283K
Massachusetts 7,006 $246K
Arizona 6,802 $248K
Alabama 6,726 $191K
Oregon 6,665 $222K
South Carolina 5,711 $180K
Kentucky 5,677 $185K
New Jersey 5,664 $195K
Colorado 5,473 $215K
Iowa 5,268 $161K
Mississippi 4,947 $132K
Oklahoma 4,719 $144K
Louisiana 4,576 $118K
Arkansas 3,718 $104K
Kansas 3,632 $113K
Connecticut 3,297 $110K
Maryland 3,081 $135K
West Virginia 2,976 $98.6K
Nebraska 2,768 $80K
Utah 2,599 $91.2K
Puerto Rico 2,476 $55.1K
Maine 2,290 $86.2K
Idaho 2,261 $73.8K
Nevada 2,192 $55.6K
New Mexico 2,037 $65.8K
Montana 1,746 $52.9K
South Dakota 1,514 $50.3K
Rhode Island 1,401 $47.1K
New Hampshire 1,227 $47.6K
Hawaii 1,209 $43.4K
North Dakota 1,207 $36.9K
Vermont 748 $28.5K
Delaware 632 $28.7K
Wyoming 589 $20.5K
Alaska 350 $12.6K
District of Columbia 264 $8,226
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for AZATHIOPRINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES MOSSELL D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled100

TIFTON

Georgia

NATHANIEL NEAL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled100

LONG BEACH

California

LYNN MARLETT APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled99

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JEFFREY CRIPPIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ANIL WARRIER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled97

MENOMONEE FALLS

Wisconsin

JAMES NAKASHIMA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled97

LONGVIEW

Washington

JAMES ENGELBRECHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

THOMAS WAID MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled96

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOHN HOYING M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled96

TORRANCE

California

RONALD ANGELO RUBIO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled96

HARRISON

Arkansas

WALTER DORMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled96

EDINA

Minnesota

KATHY LYNN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled96

MACON

Georgia

ANDRE BARKHUIZEN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled95

LAKE OSWEGO

Oregon

MARK BOLDT NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled95

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

DREW HUFFMAN DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled95

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

PAUL HALVERSON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled95

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JAMES LEIBFARTH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled95

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JOHN GILLIAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled95

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

STEPHEN LINDSEY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled95

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ATIF ZAMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled94

PORTLAND

Oregon

RICHARD FIELD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled94

AUGUSTA

Georgia

MICHAEL BROOKS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled94

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

JOSEPH GUARNACCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled94

DERBY

Connecticut

GREGORY EWALD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled94

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JENNIFER MURPHY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled94

BOSTON

Massachusetts