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CEFTRIAXONE

Treats infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

149K
Medicare Part D Claims
$27.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 22,267 $3.79M
Florida 19,814 $2.39M
Ohio 16,327 $1.52M
Texas 15,242 $1.51M
New York 14,783 $2.04M
Tennessee 12,270 $693K
North Carolina 11,782 $1.27M
Pennsylvania 10,166 $1.25M
Indiana 8,245 $742K
Kentucky 8,238 $693K
Michigan 7,794 $753K
Alabama 7,567 $489K
Georgia 7,480 $706K
Illinois 7,140 $981K
Virginia 6,429 $697K
Missouri 6,428 $603K
Massachusetts 5,842 $673K
Mississippi 4,980 $331K
Louisiana 4,806 $276K
Arkansas 4,705 $268K
Minnesota 4,323 $333K
Iowa 4,263 $313K
Maryland 3,900 $515K
South Carolina 3,690 $352K
Washington 3,689 $423K
Arizona 3,445 $336K
Oklahoma 3,298 $286K
West Virginia 3,149 $307K
Wisconsin 3,133 $335K
Puerto Rico 2,825 $121K
New Jersey 2,822 $440K
Kansas 2,562 $195K
Connecticut 2,102 $328K
Colorado 1,987 $252K
Nebraska 1,551 $95.3K
Utah 1,340 $73K
South Dakota 1,337 $63.1K
New Mexico 1,308 $96.3K
Oregon 1,267 $150K
Nevada 1,216 $101K
Maine 1,113 $137K
Rhode Island 1,050 $152K
Idaho 1,007 $123K
New Hampshire 991 $135K
North Dakota 935 $38.4K
Hawaii 888 $49.3K
Montana 628 $51.1K
Delaware 372 $47.7K
Wyoming 300 $25.2K
District of Columbia 272 $27.6K
Vermont 264 $32.8K
Alaska 130 $10.5K
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 CEFTRIAXONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled496

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JAMES DEMIDOVICH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled461

CANFIELD

Ohio

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled347

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled344

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled336

DES MOINES

Iowa

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled332

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled313

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled284

CULLMAN

Alabama

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

GALAX

Virginia

FERDINAND RODA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled263

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled242

DES MOINES

Iowa

HATTIE HENDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled230

HOUSTON

Texas

WILLIAM PROVINCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

FRANKLIN

Indiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled206

PENSACOLA

Florida

KAROL HENDRICKSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

ESCANABA

Michigan

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled203

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

ROSEMEAD

California

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

KINGSTON

Tennessee

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

COUNCE

Tennessee

CYNTHIA PEARMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled191

MELBOURNE

Florida