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CEFDINIR

Treats certain types of skin infections, throat infections, and lung infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, or tonsillitis. Also treats ear infections in children 6 months of age and older. This medicine is an antibiotic and belongs to a group of drugs called cephalosporins. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

696K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 288 of 3238

$28.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 518 of 3238

563,547
Patients

Rank: 132 of 3238

104,641
Prescribers

Rank: 226 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 65,664 80,028 $3.31M
North Carolina 33,176 40,814 $1.63M
Florida 33,013 39,265 $1.55M
Tennessee 31,320 38,576 $1.53M
Kentucky 26,257 33,380 $1.32M
Alabama 24,730 31,331 $1.3M
Ohio 24,325 29,831 $1.27M
New York 22,259 26,674 $1.16M
Indiana 18,366 23,018 $946K
California 18,371 22,608 $1.03M
Missouri 17,709 22,255 $909K
Georgia 17,672 21,482 $892K
Virginia 16,809 20,649 $836K
Pennsylvania 13,894 16,707 $718K
West Virginia 12,810 16,494 $651K
South Carolina 12,997 15,938 $629K
Arkansas 12,380 15,310 $651K
Louisiana 12,294 15,121 $603K
Illinois 12,008 14,662 $611K
Arizona 11,815 13,785 $585K
Michigan 11,118 13,508 $595K
Iowa 10,839 13,494 $539K
Mississippi 10,869 13,345 $529K
Oklahoma 10,795 13,168 $543K
New Jersey 10,577 12,542 $566K
Kansas 8,107 9,951 $409K
Nebraska 6,702 8,479 $335K
Utah 5,929 7,550 $329K
Wisconsin 5,877 7,135 $314K
Minnesota 5,746 7,124 $324K
Maryland 5,375 6,541 $278K
Nevada 3,831 4,511 $176K
Colorado 3,474 4,215 $186K
Idaho 3,392 4,154 $203K
Washington 3,084 3,632 $151K
South Dakota 2,579 3,267 $126K
Connecticut 2,485 2,961 $136K
Delaware 2,400 2,909 $126K
North Dakota 2,418 2,894 $113K
Oregon 2,330 2,784 $119K
Hawaii 1,599 1,942 $87.5K
New Mexico 1,200 1,444 $62.9K
Massachusetts 830 1,091 $58.6K
Montana 822 966 $36.1K
Wyoming 736 844 $32.8K
Rhode Island 680 820 $39.7K
Maine 657 784 $39.7K
District of Columbia 462 759 $59.6K
New Hampshire 578 740 $37.8K
Alaska 426 481 $20.1K
Vermont 292 348 $13.6K
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 CEFDINIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHARLES GILES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled446

COLUMBIA

Kentucky

KI CHO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled438

SANTA CLARA

California

JAVIER SAENZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled400

LA JOYA

Texas

FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled384

BELPRE

Ohio

MARIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled383

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

RAFAEL ARMENDARIZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled356

EL PASO

Texas

RONALD LITTLEFIELD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled354

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JAMES HOULE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled352

BOCA RATON

Florida

STEPHEN NAGY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

JOSEPH TERRACINA M.D. P.A.

Dermatology

Claims Filled309

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

EDWARD WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled305

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JOEL BOLEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled301

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MUKESH AGARWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

WAYCROSS

Georgia

VAN BREEDING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

WHITESBURG

Kentucky

PHILLIP HADDAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

SHAWNEE

Oklahoma

TAI-CHI KWOK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled282

WOOSTER

Ohio

GEORGE BEALE MD FACC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

ASHLAND

Alabama

ERIC POSTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

VENKATAPURAM REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

MEYYAPPAN PALANIAPPAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled272

DONIPHAN

Missouri

MICHAEL JOSEPH MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled263

JOPLIN

Missouri

WILLIAM WHITE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

EYAL LEVIT M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled260

BROOKLYN

New York

RAVINDRAN NADARAJAH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled257

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania