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AZITHROMYCIN

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

7.37M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 42 of 3238

$90.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 226 of 3238

5,287,754
Patients

Rank: 8 of 3238

537,001
Prescribers

Rank: 5 of 3238

User Reviews of AZITHROMYCIN »

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74%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 541,551 738,198 $8.84M
Florida 445,553 608,321 $7.67M
Texas 377,655 508,199 $6.17M
New York 349,800 482,454 $5.99M
Pennsylvania 256,668 353,896 $4.14M
Ohio 232,908 330,138 $3.9M
Michigan 190,109 263,348 $3.08M
North Carolina 182,709 249,082 $3.22M
Illinois 178,494 244,411 $3.02M
New Jersey 160,775 219,250 $2.68M
Georgia 152,177 208,262 $2.61M
Tennessee 142,490 198,843 $2.39M
Indiana 117,177 169,906 $2.01M
Missouri 117,893 163,941 $2.01M
Virginia 115,409 158,216 $1.88M
Kentucky 106,988 153,104 $1.77M
Alabama 108,867 150,515 $1.82M
Arizona 106,969 140,188 $1.66M
Louisiana 90,821 126,261 $1.55M
Massachusetts 89,306 117,804 $1.47M
South Carolina 82,722 113,265 $1.44M
Washington 81,520 108,263 $1.41M
Wisconsin 79,446 108,250 $1.46M
Minnesota 76,602 104,014 $1.38M
Arkansas 65,958 91,416 $1.1M
Oklahoma 65,775 88,660 $1.04M
Maryland 64,247 88,348 $1.09M
Mississippi 63,902 87,760 $1.01M
Iowa 56,691 78,414 $1.03M
Connecticut 56,908 75,687 $909K
Colorado 53,907 72,605 $961K
Oregon 52,664 69,622 $994K
Kansas 48,955 68,414 $879K
West Virginia 45,595 64,659 $685K
Nevada 37,111 50,283 $548K
Utah 30,931 42,744 $595K
New Mexico 31,616 40,667 $533K
Maine 26,979 36,683 $460K
Nebraska 26,400 35,525 $454K
Idaho 21,673 28,407 $373K
Rhode Island 20,858 27,465 $327K
Hawaii 19,798 25,641 $320K
New Hampshire 17,085 22,505 $299K
Delaware 16,567 22,107 $254K
Montana 15,315 20,483 $250K
South Dakota 14,373 20,023 $252K
North Dakota 12,884 17,209 $223K
Vermont 9,923 13,338 $157K
Wyoming 6,997 9,127 $110K
District of Columbia 6,532 8,635 $126K
Alaska 4,881 6,547 $87.9K
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 AZITHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDWIN VALENTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,468

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

VALERIA MORALES M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled1,175

CHICAGO

Illinois

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,141

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ORLANDO ALFONSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,112

CHICAGO

Illinois

DELIO GARCIA DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled1,010

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled994

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled913

MISSION

Texas

FRED WAGSHUL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled893

MIAMISBURG

Ohio

BOLIVAR PEREZ-DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled827

BRONX

New York

VICTOR DINH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled815

GARDEN GROVE

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled787

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS SCHNEIDER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled765

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

DAVID ROE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled732

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled730

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled726

GRUNDY

Virginia

MICHAEL BLATT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled721

WHEELING

West Virginia

VANESSA JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled717

PETERSBURG

Virginia

MARIO GARCIA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled714

MIAMI

Florida

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled706

MCALLEN

Texas

JESUS SAHAD M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled698

AMARILLO

Texas

ROBERTO LUGLIANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled683

LONG BEACH

California

ELIZABETH RIZO-MEDINA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled660

MACON

Georgia

AJAI AGARWAL M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Preferred Provider Organization

Claims Filled660

EL PASO

Texas

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled657

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled655

LOS ANGELES

California