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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
REX GALLEMORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

NEOSHO

Missouri

NORMAN JOHNSON DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled126

BROOKLYN

New York

CAMIL KREIT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

CLEVELAND

Texas

PAUL WIBBELS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

HASTINGS

Nebraska

RICHARD HEEKIN MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled124

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

VINOD BRAHMBHATT DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled124

UNION CITY

New Jersey

A.C. LILES D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled124

KENNER

Louisiana

WILLIAM JACOBSEN MD

Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled122

PHOENIX

Arizona

MICHAEL KINNEBREW M.D., D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Claims Filled122

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

RANDALL PEYTON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled121

STERLING

Virginia

JON HAYS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled121

EDGEWOOD

Kentucky

GRETEL VALLEDOR-ROMERO D.M.D

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled121

HIALEAH

Florida

NECDET OZDER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled120

FRESNO

California

BRADLEY NEWBERRY DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled119

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

EUGENE GORSKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

SUGARLOAF

Pennsylvania

CHUR CHIU D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled119

HOUSTON

Texas

ROBERT JOHANSEN M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled119

GULFPORT

Mississippi

CAMERON LEE DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled117

AIEA

Hawaii

MELVYN HUCKABY DDS

Claims Filled116

HOUSTON

Texas

BRIAN COHEN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled116

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

KATHERINE LEYES

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled116

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

STEVEN TRAUB D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled116

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MICHAEL CRAWFORD M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled115

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

ROBERT HOHM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

HURON

South Dakota

ALFRED FORD D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled114

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama