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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
RACHAEL STUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled126

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

JONADAB UZOHO D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

SPRING HILL

Florida

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

BRANDON

Mississippi

DANIEL STEIN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled124

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

CHRISTINE WELLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

BEAVERCREEK

Ohio

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

KINGSTON

Tennessee

RAYMOND UFFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

STEPHEN SMITH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

SOCIETY HILL

South Carolina

EDWARD HYNDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled122

MOBILE

Alabama

JEROME WILBORN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

RANDOLPH CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

PHOENIX

Arizona

FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled121

MONTEREY PARK

California

ANDREW PORTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

BENTON

Kentucky

FLORENCE BARALATEI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

MACON

Georgia

WILLIAM LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

MARION

Alabama

TRAVIS EMBRY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

HUNTSVILLE

Arkansas

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled119

HOUSTON

Texas

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled119

PLANT CITY

Florida

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled118

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

FORT WORTH

Texas

EDWARD PLYLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

MORGANTON

North Carolina

BIJU OOMMEN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled118

HOUSTON

Texas

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

GURJEET KAHLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled117

CENTERVILLE

Ohio