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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
FRANK REISNER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

OCALA

Florida

MATTHEW MARKEY PA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CUMMING

Georgia

SCOTT REED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KELLOGG

Idaho

CRAIG MILLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

KEVIN REID DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

DAYTON

Ohio

PAUL FIACCO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST SYRACUSE

New York

CYNTHIA OCHS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MUSKEGON

Michigan

DENNIS MARTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STILWELL

Oklahoma

ANGELA CLIFTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GADSDEN

Alabama

LAKHABHAI GEDIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEFFNER

Florida

MARK DELOACH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BAY SPRINGS

Mississippi

NATHAN NGUYEN M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WHARTON

Texas

MAURICE FITZ-GERALD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

KEITH PRATT MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROGERSVILLE

Tennessee

BRUCE JOHNSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

OOLTEWAH

Tennessee

RONALD LEONARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROSEVILLE

Illinois

GEORGE EDENFIELD P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

MARK BESSETTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

TUCSON

Arizona

MATTHEW MERZLOCK PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

GOPAL BHALALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ZION

Illinois

VICTOR PADILLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

HIALEAH

Florida

MURRAY JOE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

OREGON CITY

Oregon

THOMAS VAN DEN DRIESSCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ZAHEER SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

NORTH SMITHFIELD

Rhode Island

GREGORY BACH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

COLMAR

Pennsylvania