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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 2011

424K
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 128,216 $2.27M
Texas 104,616 $1.92M
Florida 95,417 $1.34M
New York 81,938 $1.24M
Pennsylvania 69,542 $999K
Ohio 61,490 $879K
Illinois 56,649 $908K
North Carolina 47,875 $789K
Michigan 47,722 $737K
Tennessee 39,156 $639K
Georgia 35,777 $600K
Missouri 32,916 $589K
New Jersey 32,022 $464K
Puerto Rico 31,506 $361K
Wisconsin 31,012 $475K
Arizona 29,478 $482K
Indiana 28,674 $459K
Minnesota 27,882 $372K
Alabama 27,364 $448K
Virginia 26,163 $425K
Massachusetts 26,068 $424K
Louisiana 24,686 $398K
Washington 24,021 $417K
Mississippi 24,003 $415K
Kentucky 21,819 $385K
Oregon 19,834 $335K
Iowa 18,851 $224K
Oklahoma 18,665 $311K
Arkansas 18,335 $321K
Maryland 17,887 $322K
Colorado 17,851 $303K
South Carolina 17,816 $282K
Kansas 16,244 $249K
West Virginia 11,605 $188K
Connecticut 11,329 $165K
Nevada 10,457 $176K
Nebraska 10,102 $138K
New Mexico 9,764 $164K
Utah 7,128 $134K
Hawaii 7,008 $174K
Maine 6,735 $104K
Idaho 5,376 $93.1K
New Hampshire 5,364 $85.9K
Montana 4,985 $79.6K
South Dakota 4,648 $62.8K
Rhode Island 4,338 $70.9K
North Dakota 4,145 $51.8K
Delaware 4,133 $73.3K
Vermont 3,070 $46.1K
Wyoming 2,605 $42.5K
District of Columbia 1,696 $33.1K
Alaska 1,629 $36.7K
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CLINDAMYCIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EUGENE YOUNG DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled165

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

MAUREEN MOONEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled164

PUYALLUP

Washington

MARK KUO DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled163

SELMA

California

MARIO CARBOT D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled161

MIAMI

Florida

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

STEVEN STREIT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

HOWELL

New Jersey

ROGER NOLTE D.D.S.

Dentist, Dental Public Health

Claims Filled152

WICHITA

Kansas

NESTOR PACHECO D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled152

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

EARL GOLIGHTLY MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled151

GRIFFIN

Georgia

MICHAEL ALBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

PEARL

Mississippi

LEONID REZNIK D.D.S

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled148

WYANDANCH

New York

MORTON FRIEDMAN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled146

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM HOZACK M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled146

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BARRY WEBER D.M.D

Dentist

Claims Filled144

SPRING HILL

Florida

ROBERT BAUGHMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled142

CINCINNATI

Ohio

WARREN STINSON D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled141

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee

N C BAPTIST HOSP PHAR, INC

Claims Filled141

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

JERRY PETERIE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled139

WICHITA

Kansas

RUSSEL ELHAMARNAH D.M.D

Dentist

Claims Filled137

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

SHAKIB HALABU DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled134

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

INJOO HAN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled132

PLACERVILLE

California

JOHN KENT DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled131

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

EDDIE POWELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled130

RAEFORD

North Carolina

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

BELLVILLE

Texas

MARK BERG DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled129

ST LOUIS

Missouri