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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
ERIC HASEMEIER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled163

SEVIERVILLE

Tennessee

RICARDO CHAMBI MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled159

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

STEPHEN EVANS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

BUFFALO

New York

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

COUNCE

Tennessee

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled155

BOAZ

Alabama

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

TEXARKANA

Texas

DANIEL WALTERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled154

SEYMOUR

Indiana

HAROLD SIMON M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BACHIR YOUNES M.D. , M.P.H.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled154

PALM DESERT

California

HIREN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

ROCKFORD

Illinois

ROBERT LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

JUAN COLON RIVERA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled152

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled152

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

PETER AULT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

HOPEWELL

Virginia

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

ROME

New York

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

ANSTED

West Virginia

DAWN MANCUSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

MADISON

Alabama

GURDEEP KAUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

MOUNT CLEMENS

Michigan

KIRK DAWSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

YELM

Washington

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

GRAYSON

Kentucky

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled145

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

HAROLD FERGUSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

EATON

Ohio