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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
JEFFREY PICCIRILLO D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled112

GRINNELL

Iowa

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

DAVID HANCOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

ROME

New York

JAMES PARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

TRACY POOL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

ATHENS

Alabama

AHMED ABDELAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

BRANDON

Mississippi

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled111

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES QUARLES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

MURAT POLAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

MARTINSVILLE

Indiana

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

THOMAS SAMES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled109

AMARILLO

Texas

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ROYAL JOHNSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled109

HONOLULU

Hawaii

PARASBHAI PATEL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled109

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

EDWARD WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled108

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

SUBRATO GHOSH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

PHILIP TIPPIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

DANVILLE

Arkansas

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

HICKORY

North Carolina

ROBERT GUNNELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

GRANT

Michigan

TERESA SALAZAR-CATRON MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled107

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID EUBANKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York