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TOBRAMYCIN-DEXAMETHASONE

Tobramycin and dexamethasone is a combination of an antibiotic and a corticosteroid. It is used in the eye to prevent permanent damage, which may occur with certain eye problems. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

182K
Medicare Part D Claims
$25.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 43,071 $2.92M
New York 36,963 $2.41M
Florida 34,984 $2.37M
Pennsylvania 19,389 $1.26M
New Jersey 19,118 $1.21M
Texas 18,686 $1.31M
Illinois 14,599 $943K
Ohio 13,852 $900K
Puerto Rico 13,815 $712K
North Carolina 11,370 $781K
Georgia 10,209 $662K
Michigan 9,801 $665K
Minnesota 7,398 $485K
Louisiana 7,079 $493K
Missouri 7,074 $477K
Massachusetts 7,017 $475K
Tennessee 6,708 $459K
Kentucky 6,686 $464K
Virginia 6,564 $444K
Alabama 6,408 $424K
Indiana 5,401 $377K
Washington 5,388 $358K
Mississippi 5,186 $345K
Connecticut 5,145 $339K
Arizona 5,002 $313K
Wisconsin 4,813 $310K
Maryland 4,477 $299K
South Carolina 4,242 $293K
Iowa 4,234 $273K
Arkansas 4,177 $282K
Hawaii 3,178 $222K
Oregon 3,109 $202K
Colorado 2,984 $200K
Kansas 2,580 $169K
West Virginia 2,457 $160K
Oklahoma 2,442 $161K
Rhode Island 2,254 $146K
Nebraska 2,217 $147K
Nevada 2,203 $148K
New Mexico 1,950 $135K
Maine 1,788 $109K
Utah 1,631 $113K
Idaho 1,287 $81.1K
Delaware 1,216 $75.8K
New Hampshire 1,156 $72.8K
South Dakota 1,096 $68K
North Dakota 981 $61.4K
Montana 773 $46.3K
District of Columbia 572 $39.4K
Vermont 513 $34.7K
Wyoming 504 $33.5K
Alaska 204 $13.3K
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 »


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Top prescribers for TOBRAMYCIN-DEXAMETHASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM GOODMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled166

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

KEITH GURLAND M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled166

BAYONNE

New Jersey

ERIC KAHLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled165

SEBASTOPOL

California

JAMES ZELLNER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled162

BROOKLYN

New York

NELSON NOGUCHI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled159

ANAHEIM

California

LESLIE GROSINGER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled159

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

JAN KRONISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled159

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

SHERIF EL-HARAZI MD MPH

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

GLENDALE

California

PHILIP NISWANDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

STANLEY KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

LOS ANGELES

California

JONATHAN BUKA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled155

CHICAGO RIDGE

Illinois

ROBERT THOMAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled154

PHOENIX

Arizona

DAVID GROSSMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled153

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

RICHARD PADRON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled152

CORAL GABLES

Florida

NORMAN SLUSHER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled152

DALLAS

Texas

LYDIA MATKOVICH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled151

TORRANCE

California

DALE REYNOLDS M.D. PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled150

SARTELL

Minnesota

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled149

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

RICHARD LAUNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled149

ST PAUL

Minnesota

RICHARD THATCHER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled148

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

GERALD GAUL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled146

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

THOMAS BARNARD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled146

LAKE MARY

Florida

HOWARD BELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled145

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SHAILESH GUPTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled145

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOHN STECHSCHULTE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled145

COLUMBUS

Ohio