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AZITHROMYCIN

Zithromax (Azithromycin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

7.34M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 44 of 3362

$70.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 319 of 3362

5,274,010
Patients

Rank: 8 of 3362

544,625
Prescribers

Rank: 5 of 3362

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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 509,165 687,092 $7.23M
Florida 467,391 637,163 $6.14M
Texas 376,776 505,925 $4.93M
New York 351,525 485,543 $4.51M
Pennsylvania 251,855 349,065 $3.15M
Ohio 232,420 328,512 $3.14M
Michigan 195,995 271,771 $2.43M
Illinois 192,946 264,259 $2.54M
North Carolina 175,526 238,015 $2.35M
New Jersey 158,973 216,997 $1.89M
Georgia 154,369 211,758 $2.02M
Tennessee 143,095 199,236 $1.86M
Indiana 116,909 168,113 $1.52M
Missouri 119,390 166,963 $1.62M
Virginia 113,630 155,629 $1.42M
Kentucky 106,877 152,773 $1.31M
Alabama 105,754 145,356 $1.41M
Arizona 104,294 136,823 $1.34M
South Carolina 91,023 124,934 $1.13M
Louisiana 89,835 123,409 $1.13M
Massachusetts 90,847 120,501 $1.14M
Wisconsin 79,616 108,786 $1.18M
Minnesota 76,137 103,432 $1.13M
Washington 77,440 102,474 $1.11M
Maryland 69,101 95,268 $907K
Oklahoma 65,426 88,103 $833K
Arkansas 63,438 87,792 $775K
Mississippi 61,513 84,767 $769K
Iowa 57,818 79,840 $787K
Colorado 58,876 79,071 $835K
Connecticut 57,915 77,214 $700K
Oregon 50,521 66,833 $844K
Kansas 47,050 65,543 $640K
West Virginia 43,353 60,235 $480K
Nevada 36,557 49,472 $427K
Utah 30,148 40,615 $460K
New Mexico 30,629 39,411 $422K
Nebraska 26,343 35,319 $347K
Maine 25,544 34,751 $363K
Idaho 21,284 27,651 $296K
Rhode Island 20,216 26,773 $262K
Hawaii 20,430 26,549 $290K
New Hampshire 17,186 22,539 $228K
Delaware 16,327 21,662 $198K
South Dakota 14,735 20,394 $193K
Montana 14,305 18,734 $180K
North Dakota 11,625 15,507 $158K
Vermont 9,579 12,767 $117K
Wyoming 7,131 9,186 $89.4K
District of Columbia 6,448 8,498 $92.6K
Alaska 5,044 6,668 $72.2K
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 AZITHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ESA ALI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WATERFORD

Michigan

EDDIE WALDHEIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MAITLAND

Florida

LETHA JAYAKRISHNAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANTIOCH

California

CODY WAGNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENSBURG

Indiana

BRIAN BIZIK P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

ARMINIO SURUCCI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

GRETZEL KING

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MAIDA PEREIRA M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DILEEMA KALANSURIYA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHBURY

Connecticut

KENNETH DEMIRJIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MT. JULIET

Tennessee

ARMANDO ALVAREZ MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Urgent Care

Claims Filled50

BAKERSFIELD

California

RICHARD PLUMB DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TROY

Ohio

LINDA HOUSEWRIGHT FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BULLS GAP

Tennessee

MICHAEL WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Tennessee

ELSIE NEGRON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

LINDA YINKEY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Pennsylvania

DOUGLAS MIDCAP DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHEELING

West Virginia

EVA ABBO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LA JOLLA

California

ELIZABETH ELLIOT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

ALFREDO PAGUIRIGAN M.D.

Claims Filled50

ST MARYS

Ohio

JOSEPH SNYDER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DYERSVILLE

Iowa

PATRICIA SCHWARTZ FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

DECHERD

Tennessee

DENVER ULLAND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DULUTH

Minnesota

BRUCE BRINK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PRINCETON

Indiana

DEBRA SEXTON N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Indiana