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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
GILBERTO SECO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS SELEMA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TIM KUSON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled86

SHERMAN OAKS

California

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

WESTLAND

Michigan

SUK KON CHOI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled85

ASHTABULA

Ohio

V DSOUZA MD SC

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled85

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

CONNIE DUPRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

GRIFFIN

Georgia

CHARLES HOLMSTEN M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled84

HOUSTON

Texas

HEMCHAND KOLLI M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled83

HEMET

California

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

PRAVIN AVULA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

SMITHS GROVE

Kentucky

JANICE MCKENNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

HURON

South Dakota

OWEN ROBINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

GARDENA

California

SAMUEL CHAN MD FACC

Claims Filled79

NEW YORK

New York

VAN BREEDING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

WHITESBURG

Kentucky

SHAMA QURAISHI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

BEAUMONT

Texas

DIANNE DOMINGO-FORASTE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

LOS ANGELES

California

JOONG PARK MD

General Practice

Claims Filled77

LOS ANGELES

California

ASIF QADRI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

ATHENS

Georgia

FREDERICK BOGHOSSIAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

GLENDALE

California

ZIAUDDIN AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

CHICAGO

Illinois

CLIFFORD MATUSHIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GARY WATERS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

WATERFORD

Ohio

JEFFREY KORETZKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

HOWELL

New Jersey