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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.86M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 163 of 3238

$23.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 564 of 3238

1,355,705
Patients

Rank: 58 of 3238

412,103
Prescribers

Rank: 18 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 117,648 153,274 $2.47M
Texas 107,124 142,142 $1.94M
Florida 93,133 124,917 $1.38M
New York 84,892 115,153 $1.37M
Pennsylvania 65,222 92,333 $1.05M
Ohio 58,500 82,076 $1.01M
Michigan 59,147 81,317 $879K
Illinois 51,120 70,862 $887K
North Carolina 48,614 66,216 $840K
Tennessee 39,572 52,605 $644K
Georgia 37,710 49,698 $631K
New Jersey 35,133 47,666 $523K
Missouri 30,786 42,056 $554K
Wisconsin 28,259 40,562 $499K
Indiana 28,000 39,591 $494K
Alabama 29,237 39,064 $470K
Arizona 28,434 36,823 $491K
Massachusetts 25,327 33,974 $424K
Virginia 24,934 33,656 $435K
Louisiana 25,483 33,530 $455K
Minnesota 23,239 32,639 $371K
Washington 22,117 29,148 $388K
Mississippi 21,702 28,865 $390K
Kentucky 20,977 27,628 $377K
South Carolina 18,603 24,501 $296K
Oregon 17,638 23,517 $332K
Maryland 17,426 23,335 $316K
Oklahoma 17,243 23,004 $294K
Iowa 15,454 22,989 $220K
Colorado 17,001 22,715 $319K
Arkansas 16,985 22,471 $282K
Kansas 13,692 19,529 $229K
Connecticut 11,510 15,522 $175K
West Virginia 11,084 15,028 $195K
Nevada 10,497 13,551 $184K
Nebraska 8,703 12,556 $130K
New Mexico 8,698 11,332 $160K
Utah 7,006 9,277 $131K
Maine 5,916 8,022 $102K
Hawaii 6,121 7,942 $130K
Idaho 4,959 6,569 $82.9K
New Hampshire 4,660 6,434 $79.3K
Delaware 4,522 6,178 $74.8K
South Dakota 3,941 5,905 $64.4K
Montana 4,251 5,770 $64.7K
Rhode Island 4,183 5,494 $65.4K
North Dakota 3,607 5,292 $50.9K
Vermont 2,492 3,510 $43K
Wyoming 2,181 2,994 $35.9K
District of Columbia 2,184 2,754 $44.3K
Alaska 1,453 1,973 $27.4K
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 CLINDAMYCIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE ALVARADO DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled68

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico

ASHRAF WASEF

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

HUTCHINSON

Minnesota

KEVIN ROBINSON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled68

SEBRING

Florida

RANDALL PEYTON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled68

STERLING

Virginia

HENRY GRIFFIN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

PARIS

Texas

JAMES HESTER DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

GEORGETOWN

South Carolina

JOHN SMOOT D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

CAMPBELLSVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT FERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled68

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

DANIEL ARNOLD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS PETRYK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

NEWARK

Ohio

WILLIAM ALLEN DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled68

OCEAN CITY

Maryland

DAVID VAZQUEZ-MORALES DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled68

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CHARLES PAGANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

SELINSGROVE

Pennsylvania

ROBERT PRYOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

GALAX

Virginia

PETER KOLETAR DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled68

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

BEN GARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

EDINBURG

Texas

BRIAN TERRY DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

WEST UNION

South Carolina

DAVID KERR DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM PETERSON DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled68

HOLLAND

Ohio

DAVID MILBAUER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

LAKE WORTH

Florida

TOMMY CANTRELL D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled67

FLORENCE

South Carolina

JAMES BRAWNER M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled67

BRANSON

Missouri

DONALD YOUNGBAUER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled67

FORSYTH

Montana

ALLEN HERPY DDS MS

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled67

MAYFIELD HTS

Ohio

RAMON RIVERA DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled67

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico