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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
JAMES SHEPLER III

Dentist

Claims Filled177

KETTERING

Ohio

YADRANKO DUCIC MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled175

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN CHUNG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled174

DALTON

Georgia

ANTHONY WROBLESKY DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled171

CONNEAUT

Ohio

JOHN CHOI DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled170

REDLANDS

California

CARROLL HUGHES DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled168

BAKERSFIELD

California

ROBERT RICKARDS DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled167

MILLTOWN

New Jersey

MELVYN HUCKABY DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled167

HOUSTON

Texas

GERALD JERRY MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled165

PORT HURON

Michigan

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled163

LEPANTO

Arkansas

JOSEPH RICCIARDI D.M.D

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled163

AVENEL

New Jersey

BARRY WEBER D.M.D

Dentist

Claims Filled163

SPRING HILL

Florida

MATTHEW AUSTIN M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled163

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CARLOS SOTO-VILLARRUBIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

MOHAMED ASWAD MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled162

DEMING

New Mexico

ISABEL GARCIA DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled161

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

ROBERT SCHAEDEL DMD MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled161

SOUTH PORTLAND

Maine

CHARLES BESAW DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled161

ESSEXVILLE

Michigan

WALTER FRUEH MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled159

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

KEWANEE

Illinois

THOMAS POWELL MD

Claims Filled158

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

GRETEL VALLEDOR-ROMERO D.M.D

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled157

HIALEAH

Florida

SPENCER SAINT-CYR DMD

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled156

NORTHFIELD

New Jersey

JUAN BADO D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled156

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

NEILA ACOSTA 2234

Dentist

Claims Filled154

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico