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Prescriber Checkup » CLARITHROMYCIN

CLARITHROMYCIN

Treats and prevents infections. Also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by H. pylori. This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

201K
Medicare Part D Claims
$18.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 48,644 $2.1M
Florida 30,675 $1.26M
New York 29,031 $1.33M
Texas 25,141 $1.04M
Ohio 17,314 $776K
Illinois 16,538 $618K
North Carolina 15,833 $647K
Pennsylvania 15,597 $712K
Georgia 13,547 $563K
Tennessee 13,353 $541K
Alabama 11,201 $445K
Michigan 10,682 $407K
Mississippi 10,224 $428K
New Jersey 10,216 $414K
Kentucky 9,978 $442K
Virginia 9,520 $410K
Indiana 9,337 $339K
Missouri 9,196 $390K
Puerto Rico 9,162 $410K
Arizona 7,266 $311K
South Carolina 6,990 $293K
Massachusetts 6,631 $331K
Louisiana 6,115 $297K
Washington 5,854 $284K
West Virginia 5,487 $234K
Wisconsin 4,975 $236K
Maryland 4,907 $210K
Arkansas 4,822 $221K
Iowa 4,675 $188K
Oklahoma 4,417 $217K
Colorado 4,360 $187K
Kansas 4,292 $192K
Connecticut 3,909 $157K
Nebraska 3,257 $127K
Oregon 3,250 $161K
Nevada 3,164 $110K
Minnesota 3,157 $176K
New Mexico 3,013 $136K
Rhode Island 2,566 $104K
Hawaii 1,963 $112K
Utah 1,916 $88.2K
South Dakota 1,612 $60.5K
Idaho 1,604 $80.3K
Maine 1,484 $61.6K
New Hampshire 1,200 $69.7K
Montana 1,109 $44.1K
Vermont 850 $46.2K
Delaware 807 $37.2K
Wyoming 721 $31.2K
North Dakota 696 $27.9K
District of Columbia 442 $17K
Alaska 350 $16.4K
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 CLARITHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SAMUEL LEUNG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

CHICAGO

Illinois

DEMETRIOS GIOKARIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAPHAEL STRICKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ELIE SAAB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled203

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

DAVID MOODY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

CARTHAGE

Mississippi

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

CORINTH

Mississippi

JOE APPLETON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

MILAN

Tennessee

DANIEL MCBATH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

DADE CITY

Florida

GARY SCHAFER M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled135

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

JASON KARP MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled132

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

MATTHEW LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

MOUNT VERNON

Indiana

EMMANUEL DESAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

LEWISVILLE

Texas

GLENN GOMES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled120

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

EDWARD NICHOLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

BAKERSFIELD

California

JOHN CALLAN M. D.

Claims Filled120

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ROLAND SANCHEZ M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

BELEN

New Mexico

STEPHEN HARLESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

PURVIS

Mississippi

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

LOS ANGELES

California

REX CARR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled114

HANOVER

New Hampshire

ROSS GARDNER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled113

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROGERS WALKER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

LITTLE RIVER

South Carolina

LEON EVERETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

LAWRENCEBURG

Tennessee

WALTER DONAT M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled108

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

MARC GUERRA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

LENOIR

North Carolina

DONALD LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

TEMECULA

California