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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

245K
Medicare Part D Claims
$21.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 52,259 $2.24M
North Carolina 29,250 $1.21M
Kentucky 27,860 $1.15M
Tennessee 26,947 $1.13M
Florida 24,454 $995K
Ohio 23,330 $1.07M
Alabama 20,947 $877K
New York 18,469 $837K
Missouri 16,879 $744K
Indiana 16,587 $728K
California 16,410 $759K
Georgia 16,345 $694K
Virginia 15,006 $626K
Pennsylvania 13,186 $588K
West Virginia 12,297 $526K
South Carolina 11,894 $537K
Illinois 11,727 $518K
Arkansas 11,016 $506K
Louisiana 10,527 $428K
Iowa 9,698 $434K
Mississippi 9,485 $380K
Oklahoma 9,476 $419K
New Jersey 9,135 $389K
Arizona 8,742 $344K
Michigan 8,043 $362K
Kansas 7,748 $338K
Nebraska 6,644 $294K
Utah 5,801 $281K
Minnesota 5,691 $279K
Wisconsin 4,776 $222K
Maryland 4,609 $208K
Nevada 3,331 $146K
Idaho 3,322 $155K
Colorado 3,228 $149K
Puerto Rico 2,987 $118K
Washington 2,732 $125K
South Dakota 2,350 $105K
Connecticut 2,261 $113K
Oregon 2,213 $101K
North Dakota 2,054 $85.9K
Hawaii 1,845 $93.4K
Delaware 1,732 $78.3K
New Mexico 1,094 $46.2K
Montana 836 $35.9K
Massachusetts 760 $49.1K
Wyoming 748 $30.5K
Rhode Island 732 $44K
Maine 619 $31.4K
New Hampshire 618 $26.8K
Vermont 319 $14.4K
Alaska 315 $16.2K
District of Columbia 175 $7,865
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 CEFDINIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled401

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

MARIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

JOSEPH TERRACINA M.D. P.A.

Dermatology

Claims Filled334

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

JOHN KESSEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled315

HICKORY

North Carolina

CHARLES GILES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

COLUMBIA

Kentucky

JAMES HOULE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled282

BOCA RATON

Florida

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled281

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

ERIC POSTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

EDWARD WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled279

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RONALD LITTLEFIELD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

STEPHEN NAGY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

WILLIAM WHITE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled271

SAGINAW

Michigan

DANNY BUTLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

PADUCAH

Kentucky

RAVINDRAN NADARAJAH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled262

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

JONATHAN OLEGARIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

MITCHELL

South Dakota

TAI-CHI KWOK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled257

WOOSTER

Ohio

VENKATAPURAM REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

DZUNG NGUYEN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled254

HOUSTON

Texas

FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled252

MARIETTA

Ohio

SHELLEY MILLER RN MSN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled251

LEBANON

Virginia

CHARLES BRADFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

LOS ANGELES

California

MUKESH AGARWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

WAYCROSS

Georgia

HUEY KIDD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled229

THOMASVILLE

Alabama