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Prescriber Checkup » AZITHROMYCIN

AZITHROMYCIN

Treats infections caused by certain bacteria. This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

5.21M
Medicare Part D Claims
$99.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 710,653 $9.36M
Florida 548,182 $7.66M
New York 445,825 $6.34M
Texas 424,924 $6.25M
Pennsylvania 367,137 $5.23M
Ohio 342,767 $4.66M
Illinois 252,675 $3.42M
North Carolina 232,666 $3.24M
Tennessee 204,322 $3.01M
Michigan 201,971 $3.19M
New Jersey 196,702 $2.53M
Georgia 192,871 $2.68M
Kentucky 171,645 $2.24M
Missouri 168,669 $2.23M
Virginia 162,829 $2.16M
Indiana 161,294 $2.12M
Alabama 134,014 $1.96M
Arizona 130,987 $1.67M
Massachusetts 129,870 $2.03M
Puerto Rico 127,924 $1.92M
Louisiana 118,435 $1.71M
Minnesota 113,347 $1.66M
Washington 108,582 $1.56M
South Carolina 107,672 $1.64M
Wisconsin 101,395 $1.54M
Arkansas 94,811 $1.45M
Mississippi 93,652 $1.3M
Oklahoma 90,119 $1.38M
Maryland 85,210 $1.21M
Iowa 81,418 $1.22M
West Virginia 78,038 $998K
Connecticut 72,336 $964K
Oregon 71,771 $1.11M
Kansas 65,443 $923K
Colorado 65,072 $885K
Nevada 45,354 $603K
New Mexico 43,042 $640K
Maine 38,984 $462K
Utah 38,882 $613K
Nebraska 34,681 $507K
Rhode Island 28,930 $452K
Idaho 28,905 $406K
Hawaii 24,429 $462K
New Hampshire 23,267 $288K
South Dakota 22,346 $342K
Montana 21,322 $311K
Delaware 18,731 $269K
North Dakota 18,111 $279K
Vermont 14,596 $193K
Wyoming 10,553 $153K
District of Columbia 6,867 $108K
Alaska 5,917 $93.4K
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 AZITHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,667

SAGINAW

Michigan

CESAR RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,141

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,007

GRUNDY

Virginia

FRED WAGSHUL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled978

MIAMISBURG

Ohio

VICTOR DINH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled946

GARDEN GROVE

California

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled787

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

JOSE GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled769

MIAMI

Florida

ORLANDO ALFONSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled766

CHICAGO

Illinois

VALERIA MORALES M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled750

CHICAGO

Illinois

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled745

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

ERIC SOLLARS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled729

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

MARIA CUESTA TORRES M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled697

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled694

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled683

DESOTO

Texas

JOHN MANCHIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled680

FARMINGTON

West Virginia

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled669

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

MICHAEL BLATT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled662

WHEELING

West Virginia

KENNETH WILEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled657

SAINT ROSE

Louisiana

C ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled624

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled621

MCALLEN

Texas

MARIO GARCIA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled620

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS SCHNEIDER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled617

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

MONTEREY PARK

California

JESUS SAHAD M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled565

AMARILLO

Texas

WILLIAM MILROTH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled554

MC CONNELLSBURG

Pennsylvania