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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. Clindamycin is in a class of medications called lincomycin antibiotics. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics such as clindamycin will not kill the viruses that cause colds, flu, and other infections. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

1.56M
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 138,119 $2.37M
Texas 114,934 $1.86M
Florida 107,333 $1.42M
New York 90,984 $1.23M
Pennsylvania 76,973 $923K
Ohio 68,804 $951K
Illinois 62,657 $884K
Michigan 61,727 $785K
North Carolina 53,592 $756K
Tennessee 44,086 $628K
New Jersey 42,538 $535K
Georgia 40,358 $601K
Missouri 36,724 $563K
Wisconsin 35,842 $474K
Arizona 32,733 $513K
Indiana 32,361 $458K
Alabama 30,754 $433K
Minnesota 30,223 $374K
Virginia 29,896 $453K
Louisiana 29,533 $441K
Massachusetts 29,105 $395K
Washington 27,063 $406K
Mississippi 26,020 $391K
Kentucky 24,175 $367K
Oregon 21,435 $331K
South Carolina 21,001 $297K
Iowa 20,507 $220K
Oklahoma 20,494 $300K
Colorado 20,229 $313K
Arkansas 20,189 $288K
Maryland 19,534 $296K
Kansas 17,559 $225K
Connecticut 13,749 $172K
West Virginia 12,587 $182K
Nevada 11,837 $186K
Nebraska 11,072 $132K
New Mexico 10,624 $158K
Utah 8,125 $132K
Maine 7,810 $116K
Hawaii 7,683 $165K
Idaho 6,141 $91.1K
New Hampshire 5,910 $83.8K
Montana 5,234 $70K
South Dakota 5,175 $61K
Delaware 4,729 $69.5K
Rhode Island 4,651 $68.5K
North Dakota 4,454 $46.6K
Vermont 3,466 $46.5K
Wyoming 2,934 $40.4K
District of Columbia 1,966 $32.4K
Alaska 1,793 $30K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CLINDAMYCIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLARD BURKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WYNNE

Arkansas

DAVID PERZ D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HEMET

California

U. M. FDSP ASSOCIATES, P.A.

Dentist

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JIMMIE VARNADO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENSBURG

Louisiana

ROBERTO GALINDEZ DMD

Dentist, Dental Public Health

Claims Filled50

CATANO

Puerto Rico

LARRY MCCLURE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

RANDALL YEE D.D.S.

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled50

WAILUKU

Hawaii

JOSEPH DAWSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CRAIGSVILLE

West Virginia

CESAR TORRES DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled50

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

EVA LEBRON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ARUN GROVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUFKIN

Texas

JERRY TANKERSLEY D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled50

CLARKSDALE

Mississippi

CARL STEINKAMP D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

PAYAM HARIRI D.M.D.

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled50

BEL AIR

Maryland

VERA LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HEMPHILL

Texas

JASON PAPENFUSS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

JAMES CHOVANEC DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

BRENHAM

Texas

WILLIAM MYER D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

ROBERT WALTON GENERAL DENTIST

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

WARREN

Ohio

AMAN SHAH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HEWITT

Texas

RUSSELL STOCH DMD

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled50

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

AJU GEORGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KISSIMMEE

Florida