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TOBRAMYCIN-DEXAMETHASONE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

477K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 345 of 3238

$45.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 394 of 3238

354,159
Patients

Rank: 197 of 3238

77,739
Prescribers

Rank: 293 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 35,585 50,255 $5.03M
New York 35,098 50,075 $4.91M
Florida 31,778 42,746 $4.11M
Texas 19,276 25,438 $2.45M
New Jersey 18,679 25,238 $2.48M
Pennsylvania 16,908 23,023 $2.2M
Ohio 12,639 16,797 $1.67M
Illinois 12,089 16,572 $1.56M
Michigan 11,789 15,400 $1.51M
North Carolina 11,694 14,828 $1.41M
Georgia 10,045 12,655 $1.19M
Alabama 7,455 9,780 $943K
Massachusetts 6,762 9,252 $944K
Tennessee 6,860 8,675 $811K
Louisiana 6,303 8,173 $780K
Missouri 5,695 8,026 $774K
Virginia 5,980 7,950 $778K
Minnesota 5,721 7,875 $787K
Connecticut 5,280 7,029 $696K
Arizona 5,328 6,818 $623K
Indiana 4,966 6,350 $627K
Kentucky 4,558 6,116 $605K
Mississippi 4,768 6,028 $562K
Washington 4,718 6,022 $578K
South Carolina 4,053 5,315 $506K
Wisconsin 3,866 5,239 $502K
Maryland 3,879 5,185 $497K
Iowa 3,534 4,663 $450K
Arkansas 3,022 3,791 $348K
Colorado 2,818 3,594 $345K
Hawaii 2,492 3,451 $361K
Oregon 2,732 3,431 $335K
Oklahoma 2,407 3,059 $290K
Kansas 2,142 2,733 $247K
Rhode Island 1,904 2,730 $284K
Nevada 2,037 2,707 $251K
West Virginia 2,047 2,594 $246K
Nebraska 1,713 2,210 $202K
Delaware 1,489 1,887 $169K
Maine 1,407 1,883 $176K
New Mexico 1,394 1,848 $185K
Utah 1,383 1,749 $166K
New Hampshire 1,177 1,552 $144K
Montana 1,181 1,464 $114K
Idaho 1,123 1,403 $128K
South Dakota 961 1,185 $107K
North Dakota 849 1,109 $104K
District of Columbia 511 767 $77.9K
Wyoming 481 662 $58.9K
Vermont 452 582 $55.9K
Alaska 222 295 $27.8K
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 TOBRAMYCIN-DEXAMETHASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GREGORY SEARCY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled267

COLUMBUS

Ohio

INJA KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled267

BUENA PARK

California

SHOIB MYINT DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled267

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DOUGLAS FREELEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled265

DOTHAN

Alabama

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled265

LOS ANGELES

California

GLENN PIESCHKE OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled260

OCALA

Florida

GEETA SHAH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled259

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RICHARD HILL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled256

SANTA ANA

California

JOHN KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled255

FORT LEE

New Jersey

JAMES ELLIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled250

MACON

Georgia

JOHN PARKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled250

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROBERT THOMAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled249

PHOENIX

Arizona

TAC LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled249

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

MAX CORNDORF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled248

CORAL GABLES

Florida

THOMAS BREWINGTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled247

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled245

LYNWOOD

California

BRUCE KOFFLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled245

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SCOTT DURRETT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled243

VENICE

Florida

JON YANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled243

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JAMES ZELLNER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled242

BROOKLYN

New York

NORMAN SLUSHER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled241

DALLAS

Texas

JAMES HUNTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled239

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

JONATHAN TILL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled237

ROANOKE

Virginia

MIGUEL GARCIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled237

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARILYN BELAMARIC M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled233

TAYLOR

Michigan