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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
TERRY TREADWELL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled103

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

BRETT CHIASSON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled103

HAMMOND

Louisiana

JOHN MANFREDI MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled102

ATHENS

Georgia

FLORIAS MORFESIS M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled102

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

JALEH KEYHANI D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled102

PHOENIX

Arizona

RANDALL HESTIR DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled102

DEWITT

Arkansas

WINSTON PESSOA

Dentist

Claims Filled101

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled101

COLUMBIA

Missouri

LAURENCE HEIDEN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled101

FLORENCE

South Carolina

ROGELIO BARDINAS RODRIGUE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LEE CARROLL D.M.D.

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled100

DOTHAN

Alabama

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

TEXARKANA

Texas

KOUROS IZADI DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled99

SAN MARCOS

California

CHING-ROO CHI DDS, BDS

Dentist

Claims Filled99

RIVERSIDE

California

ANDREA BOOTHE DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled98

WICHITA

Kansas

LAURENCE ROGEL

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled98

GALLUP

New Mexico

RUSSELL KIRK D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled98

LEBANON

Tennessee

DANNY AQUILAR DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled96

RUSSELLVILLE

Arkansas

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

AMERICUS

Georgia

VICTOR CZERKASIJ NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled95

DALTON

Georgia

ROBERT MYERS D.M.D., M.B.A.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled94

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY GLASS DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled94

WEST TAWAKONI

Texas

EMORY HILTON DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled94

MCALESTER

Oklahoma

DANIEL DAVIDSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

SEARCY

Arkansas

CORSTIAAN BRASS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled94

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York