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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
DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled144

ORANGE PARK

Florida

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled144

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MARIA ATIENZA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled141

CORBIN

Kentucky

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

MOBILE

Alabama

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

KING

North Carolina

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

LUBBOCK

Texas

NHA TO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

HOUSTON

Texas

THOMAS VRABLE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

EAST PALESTINE

Ohio

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled135

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled135

CINCINNATI

Ohio

REZA ESFAHANI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

ARVADA

Colorado

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

HATTIE HENDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled134

HOUSTON

Texas

PARASBHAI PATEL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled132

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled131

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS COLVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

WINNSBORO

Louisiana

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

SMYRNA

Georgia

GEORGE KOSHY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

BRONX

New York

LAURENCE DENNIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled129

AMARILLO

Texas

AUDRIUS RUKSENAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

CINCINNATI

Ohio

THOMAS VAN DEN DRIESSCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ALBERT FORD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled127

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

CRANSTON

Rhode Island