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CIPRODEX

Treats middle ear infections in children who have tubes in their ears. Also treats outer ear infections ("swimmer's ear") in children and adults. This medicine is a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

233K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 488 of 3238

$35.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 463 of 3238

173,301
Patients

Rank: 310 of 3238

66,221
Prescribers

Rank: 326 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 16,290 24,005 $3.65M
California 15,960 22,670 $3.51M
Texas 16,440 21,092 $3.19M
Florida 12,920 16,300 $2.46M
Pennsylvania 9,263 12,666 $1.94M
Ohio 7,578 10,039 $1.52M
New Jersey 7,061 9,395 $1.42M
Michigan 6,561 8,875 $1.36M
Illinois 6,540 8,585 $1.32M
North Carolina 5,597 7,303 $1.1M
Missouri 4,668 6,142 $923K
Indiana 4,224 5,701 $864K
Tennessee 4,123 5,376 $817K
Kentucky 3,647 4,780 $736K
Louisiana 3,590 4,631 $696K
Georgia 3,725 4,618 $695K
Virginia 3,222 4,164 $642K
Wisconsin 2,856 3,780 $578K
Arizona 2,558 3,314 $497K
Minnesota 2,419 3,224 $500K
Massachusetts 2,243 3,051 $472K
South Carolina 2,258 2,932 $442K
Washington 2,264 2,893 $444K
Alabama 2,244 2,871 $435K
Maryland 2,146 2,822 $439K
Connecticut 1,812 2,394 $361K
Mississippi 1,688 2,165 $324K
West Virginia 1,674 2,123 $320K
Iowa 1,368 1,880 $286K
Colorado 1,376 1,825 $285K
Kansas 1,202 1,597 $240K
Oregon 1,140 1,552 $235K
Oklahoma 1,169 1,459 $219K
Nebraska 1,014 1,338 $202K
Arkansas 1,023 1,305 $196K
Maine 912 1,195 $182K
Idaho 759 1,029 $156K
New Mexico 775 991 $150K
Delaware 708 924 $140K
Utah 723 907 $139K
New Hampshire 630 828 $124K
Nevada 607 732 $110K
North Dakota 433 555 $85K
South Dakota 382 504 $77K
Rhode Island 374 468 $70.6K
Hawaii 343 427 $66.6K
Montana 318 409 $62.9K
Vermont 303 374 $57K
District of Columbia 213 280 $43.5K
Alaska 202 258 $40.1K
Wyoming 164 214 $33.1K
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 CIPRODEX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT KLAUSNER M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled120

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida

HAZEM SAMIR-MOEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Michigan

TIMOTHY FROST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled117

ALAMOGORDO

New Mexico

RITA SCHUMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled110

FESTUS

Missouri

ROBERT HUGHES MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled106

PAOLI

Pennsylvania

JOSE DE LEON-JIMENEZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled106

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EMILIO CASILLAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled105

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

QUANG QUACH D.O.

Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled104

ROSEMEAD

California

WON TAEK CHOE M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled102

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN ZAPPIA MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled102

FAMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

MICHAEL DISHER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled101

MUNCIE

Indiana

JEFFREY CAMPBELL M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled101

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

JONATHON SILLMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled101

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

STEVEN MILLEN MD

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled100

HALES CORNERS

Wisconsin

GENNADY UKRAINSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled100

FOREST HILLS

New York

ANDREW CHENG M.D.

Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled98

NEW YORK

New York

GARMAN HO MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled97

NEW YORK

New York

MARIA LLOPIZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled97

MIAMI

Florida

STEVE KIM MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled96

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

ANTOINE CHAKER MD

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled96

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

CHING-YEN CHANG MD

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled96

HOUSTON

Texas

WILLIAM MCFEELY M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled94

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled94

GLENDALE

California

MIRIAM CASANOVA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled93

HIALEAH

Florida

RUSSELL OTTO P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled91

QUEENSBURY

New York