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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
YOUNG KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

DIXON

Missouri

SEDA TARKHANIANS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled146

GLENDALE

California

LILIYA GEKHMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

GENEVA

New York

NHA TO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

GEORGE COVERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

ASHDOWN

Arkansas

DAWN MANCUSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

MADISON

Alabama

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled139

BOAZ

Alabama

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

RINGGOLD

Georgia

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAUL CORREA M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled138

BRADENTON

Florida

PAULA CARMICHAEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

WAYNE WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

ROSE CITY

Michigan

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RONALD CUNLIFFE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

SPARTA

Tennessee

GHASSAN HAMADY MD

Urology

Claims Filled133

HIALEAH

Florida

RALPH D'AMORE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled133

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

CHRISTINE NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

MUHAMMAD FAROOQI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

CLEVELAND

Ohio

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

SELAH

Washington

MICHAEL BUTLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

BREMERTON

Washington

PAWEL SZCZYKUTOWICZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled131

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

VIVIAN CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

THOMAS VRABLE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

EAST PALESTINE

Ohio

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled128

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

RAYMOND TRACY D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled127

WALKERVILLE

Michigan