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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
MARION HAUTEA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ATLANTA

Michigan

ALBERT CHINN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled55

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

JOHN VICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

MONROE

North Carolina

CHARLES TERRY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

IRVINE

Kentucky

PAUL FORTIER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

FT MYERS

Florida

CESAR PENA M.D.

Claims Filled55

CHULA VISTA

California

GUYLE DONHAM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

COMANCHE

Texas

RICKEY WISEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SARASOTA

Florida

VICKIE BARKLEY W.H.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled55

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

BRIAN MINKUS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ARTESIA

California

MIGUEL RIVERA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled55

METAIRIE

Louisiana

SIVAGINI GANESH

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled55

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES VANHOOK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled55

LONGMONT

Colorado

DANIEL BERG MD

Claims Filled55

NEW PRAGUE

Minnesota

SHANNON GREEN APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled55

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ABHIN SINGLA M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled55

JOLIET

Illinois

JEFFREY REIMERS PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled55

NAMPA

Idaho

ABDUL AZEEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

YONKERS

New York

TERRANCE CASTOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WORTHINGTON

Ohio

TOM YEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

ROSEMEAD

California

NAEEM KHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

AMARILLO

Texas

M HANI SALAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

MEDFORD

New York

MUHAMMAD MASROOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES BLEDSOE PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled55

CORRIGAN

Texas

BETTY GOLDSTEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SKOKIE

Illinois