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CEFTRIAXONE

Treats infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

295K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 435 of 3238

$23.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 568 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 23,170 $2.24M
California 22,954 $2.86M
Texas 19,418 $1.58M
New York 17,551 $1.9M
Ohio 16,954 $1.03M
North Carolina 13,580 $1.22M
Tennessee 13,158 $690K
Pennsylvania 11,635 $825K
Indiana 10,250 $468K
Kentucky 9,773 $506K
Alabama 9,159 $506K
Georgia 8,817 $699K
Michigan 8,224 $474K
Illinois 8,008 $785K
Missouri 6,845 $597K
Virginia 6,596 $490K
Louisiana 6,352 $389K
Arkansas 5,668 $288K
Massachusetts 5,281 $500K
Mississippi 5,121 $322K
Minnesota 4,474 $269K
Arizona 4,323 $407K
Washington 4,174 $422K
South Carolina 4,154 $298K
Maryland 3,921 $402K
Iowa 3,753 $159K
West Virginia 3,550 $210K
Oklahoma 3,396 $240K
Kansas 3,369 $174K
New Jersey 3,221 $272K
Wisconsin 2,862 $260K
Connecticut 2,766 $294K
Colorado 2,400 $232K
Nebraska 1,712 $88.1K
Utah 1,503 $78K
South Dakota 1,377 $56.5K
Rhode Island 1,341 $161K
New Mexico 1,192 $83.5K
Nevada 1,156 $87.6K
Oregon 1,152 $144K
Maine 976 $91K
North Dakota 918 $31.2K
New Hampshire 909 $72.3K
Idaho 843 $63.1K
Hawaii 801 $31.1K
Delaware 462 $58.1K
Montana 453 $31.2K
Wyoming 252 $12.8K
District of Columbia 218 $28.3K
Vermont 190 $14K
Alaska 136 $19.6K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
STEPHEN TUCKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

THOMAS BAILEY MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled58

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

EILEEN CAQUIAS-GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled58

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

TODD LACKNEY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

DANVILLE

Kentucky

MARK HEAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

DIPESH PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

MACON

Georgia

WASEEM AHMAD M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled58

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

LARRY RUMANS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled58

TUCSON

Arizona

SIEGFRIED KREIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

ROSEBUD

Texas

JUNG PARK MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled58

WHITWELL

Tennessee

ELIZABETH TOMS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

BLESILDA OLFATO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

SARASOTA

Florida

CHESTER DURNAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

ROCKFORD

Illinois

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

HOUSTON

Texas

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

ANAHEIM

California

SADIA BAQAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

HANOVER

Pennsylvania

ELIZABETH BAUM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

CANTON

Ohio

LINDA BOBO

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled57

HERRIN

Illinois

DAVID REININGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

KATY

Texas

JOHN GAMBINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JOHN MACLENNAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

RODERICK NASSIF DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

FORT MYERS

Florida

MICHAEL MIEDLER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled57

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PAUL OPSAHL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

WAYNESVILLE

Ohio

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

CINCINNATI

Ohio