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CLINDAMYCIN HCL

Clindamycin is used to treat certain types of bacterial infections, including infections of the lungs, skin, blood, female reproductive organs, and internal organs. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.03M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 150 of 3362

$21M
Retail Cost

Rank: 638 of 3362

1,474,982
Patients

Rank: 54 of 3362

430,995
Prescribers

Rank: 18 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 127,357 165,891 $2.19M
Texas 115,019 151,938 $1.71M
Florida 101,543 135,415 $1.19M
New York 90,700 123,241 $1.15M
Pennsylvania 70,508 99,822 $963K
Michigan 63,756 87,933 $852K
Ohio 62,539 87,822 $956K
Illinois 59,294 82,188 $827K
North Carolina 53,560 72,601 $742K
Tennessee 43,185 57,889 $590K
Georgia 41,666 55,022 $572K
New Jersey 37,865 51,098 $459K
Missouri 33,664 45,897 $486K
Alabama 32,165 43,056 $419K
Wisconsin 29,922 42,728 $438K
Indiana 29,848 42,007 $448K
Arizona 31,278 40,459 $423K
Virginia 27,528 37,223 $384K
Louisiana 27,876 36,756 $383K
Massachusetts 27,229 36,509 $352K
Minnesota 23,987 33,949 $337K
Washington 24,057 31,753 $344K
Kentucky 23,758 31,538 $355K
South Carolina 23,711 31,527 $287K
Mississippi 22,947 30,466 $332K
Colorado 20,341 27,246 $299K
Maryland 19,743 26,449 $288K
Oregon 19,265 25,545 $308K
Oklahoma 19,003 25,394 $268K
Arkansas 18,962 25,076 $258K
Iowa 16,175 24,080 $196K
Kansas 14,604 20,487 $204K
West Virginia 12,522 16,865 $180K
Connecticut 12,612 16,860 $149K
Nevada 11,639 14,928 $157K
Nebraska 9,538 13,978 $122K
New Mexico 9,215 11,952 $140K
Utah 7,321 9,566 $111K
Maine 6,315 8,830 $89.3K
Hawaii 6,504 8,401 $113K
Idaho 5,605 7,367 $77.1K
New Hampshire 5,254 7,205 $67.8K
Delaware 4,973 6,695 $70.5K
South Dakota 4,334 6,481 $57.5K
Montana 4,407 5,898 $57.3K
Rhode Island 4,363 5,834 $54.1K
North Dakota 3,784 5,426 $45.5K
Vermont 2,786 3,964 $36.2K
Wyoming 2,400 3,298 $32.5K
District of Columbia 2,282 2,874 $37K
Alaska 1,496 1,975 $25.2K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CLINDAMYCIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TONYA HUGHEY CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

JOHN KILDE MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

PAUL VANRAAPHORST DDS, MS, PC.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

MARGIE TRENT PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

CHARLES BURT D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

ROCKY MOUNT

Virginia

TAD LOVAN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

FRANK PINTO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

NORWALK

Connecticut

HAK SEO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAYTON

Tennessee

EUGENIO HERBOSA DMD MMSC

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

ST LOUIS

Missouri

CHADWICK SARGENT DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled50

LUBBOCK

Texas

PETER CHIANG M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

LAFAYETTE

Colorado

DANIEL SASSANO DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

MONROE

North Carolina

JOE ZAYAS DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

JUDY PEPPER-MOORE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Mississippi

TRACIE FURGESS DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

DONALD BIAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LINCOLNTON

North Carolina

SILVANA CUMANI DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

STEVEN TURNER D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

GOODRICH

Michigan

JASON SOUYIAS DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

PORT HURON

Michigan

RICHARD HELIGMAN DPM PC

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

MARK YAFAI DDS, MD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

ENCINO

California

BARRETT KLEMM DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

NORTH PLATTE

Nebraska

ROBERT CUMMINGS DMD

Dentist, Dental Public Health

Claims Filled50

MOUNT VERNON

Alabama

BEN MALLMAN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

GEORGE PEAK D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida