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TOBRAMYCIN-DEXAMETHASONE

TOBRAMYCIN/DEXAMETHASONE

Tobramycin and dexamethasone is a combination of an antibiotic and a corticosteroid. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

481K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 353 of 3362

$45.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 426 of 3362

358,631
Patients

Rank: 205 of 3362

78,293
Prescribers

Rank: 299 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 37,265 52,486 $5.13M
New York 35,849 50,941 $4.83M
Florida 33,377 44,329 $4.16M
Texas 19,670 25,699 $2.44M
New Jersey 18,422 24,674 $2.33M
Pennsylvania 17,315 23,491 $2.21M
Illinois 12,174 16,475 $1.53M
Ohio 11,682 15,683 $1.56M
Michigan 11,655 15,294 $1.47M
North Carolina 11,373 14,520 $1.37M
Georgia 10,115 12,783 $1.2M
Alabama 7,417 9,591 $905K
Massachusetts 6,970 9,431 $952K
Tennessee 6,737 8,515 $777K
Virginia 5,984 7,889 $734K
Missouri 5,756 7,886 $738K
Louisiana 5,900 7,542 $706K
Minnesota 5,396 7,297 $711K
Arizona 5,623 7,206 $638K
Connecticut 5,392 7,174 $693K
South Carolina 4,728 6,129 $553K
Indiana 4,714 6,096 $585K
Washington 4,655 5,985 $554K
Kentucky 4,229 5,748 $541K
Maryland 4,340 5,600 $521K
Mississippi 4,223 5,338 $477K
Wisconsin 3,630 4,942 $458K
Iowa 3,407 4,530 $428K
Arkansas 3,215 4,293 $379K
Colorado 3,151 3,957 $356K
Oregon 2,796 3,501 $325K
Hawaii 2,455 3,216 $350K
Oklahoma 2,465 3,020 $278K
Nevada 2,051 2,696 $250K
Kansas 2,084 2,669 $239K
Rhode Island 1,840 2,636 $248K
West Virginia 2,024 2,580 $232K
Nebraska 1,575 2,000 $181K
Utah 1,425 1,821 $170K
Maine 1,373 1,811 $167K
New Hampshire 1,260 1,730 $156K
Delaware 1,349 1,711 $152K
New Mexico 1,325 1,685 $170K
Montana 1,228 1,543 $114K
Idaho 1,091 1,373 $123K
South Dakota 986 1,248 $114K
District of Columbia 685 1,013 $98.6K
North Dakota 776 1,001 $90K
Wyoming 472 609 $53.4K
Vermont 467 581 $56.4K
Alaska 220 286 $28.5K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
HAROLD WEILER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled220

KILMARNOCK

Virginia

MORGAN HUANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled219

MISSION HILLS

California

STEPHEN URETSKY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled217

LINWOOD

New Jersey

LAWRENCE GROBMAN M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled216

MIAMI

Florida

JAN KRONISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled216

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

RAFAEL TABOAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled216

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

PETER CHEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled215

WEST COVINA

California

KENT KEYS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled213

ANNISTON

Alabama

PETER SMITH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled213

CLEARWATER

Florida

ISIDORO ZARCO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled213

MIAMI

Florida

BRUCE KOFFLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled212

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PATRICK HIGGINS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled212

BLOOMFIELD

New Jersey

RONALD BERGMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled211

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

MICHAEL GREENLEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled210

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

NELSON NOGUCHI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled209

ANAHEIM

California

MAX CORNDORF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled209

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSEPH KERENDIAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled208

NORTHRIDGE

California

JONATHAN BUKA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled208

CHICAGO RIDGE

Illinois

MARILYN BELAMARIC M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled207

TAYLOR

Michigan

DAVID RODMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled207

BUFFALO

New York

RISHI KUMAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled205

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID DEMARTINI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled204

WALNUT CREEK

California

BRUCE SEGAL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled202

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

ROBERT THOMAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled201

PHOENIX

Arizona

THOMAS TREVORROW

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled200

INDIANA

Pennsylvania