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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
STEVE MANZON D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled113

BROOKLYN

New York

MASIH SAFABAKHSH D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled112

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

AZHAR PASHA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled112

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

MICHAEL KOSLIN D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled111

HOOVER

Alabama

RICHARD TALLON

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled111

BRANSON

Missouri

LUIS PANNOCCHIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

NEW TAZEWELL

Tennessee

WILLIAM SCHIRO DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled110

LANSING

Michigan

ANTHONY WROBLESKY DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled109

CONNEAUT

Ohio

NOBUYOSHI KAGEYAMA M. D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled109

RENTON

Washington

STUART GARBER D.D.S., M.S.

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled109

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

JOSE PEREZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled109

ALICE

Texas

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

CORINTH

Mississippi

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

CORWIN KELTNER DDS, PPA

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled108

GARDEN CITY

Kansas

MARK HELLER M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled108

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

GRENADA

Mississippi

GALEN FISHER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled107

RICHMOND

Virginia

BENETTA WHITFIELD D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled106

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROBERT MORALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled106

KINGSVILLE

Texas

TROY CREAMEAN DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled106

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JOHN COLLIER DMD

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled105

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

YADRANKO DUCIC MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled105

FORT WORTH

Texas

BRIAN KELLEY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled104

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

JOSEPH PUENTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

SINTON

Texas

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan