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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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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
VANESSA JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled680

PETERSBURG

Virginia

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled667

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

NICHOLAS BIRLEW D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled665

STOCKTON

California

CHRISTY MARTIN CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled664

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

JESUS SAHAD M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled644

AMARILLO

Texas

DAVID ROE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled620

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

NELSON GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled617

MIAMI

Florida

GARY SCHAFER M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled614

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

MAZHAR ELAMIR

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled610

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

LOS ANGELES

California

KENNETH AZAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

SEDALIA

Missouri

ROBERT TANAKA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled574

MODESTO

California

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled572

LOS ANGELES

California

ERNESTO PADRON M.D

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled572

CHICAGO

Illinois

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled563

MIAMI

Florida

ABDELBASET YOUSSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled542

WAYNE

Michigan

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled539

LEPANTO

Arkansas

MOHAMED ALDAHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

GRUNDY

Virginia

ROBERT SOURK MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled525

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

MOHAMMAD FARRA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled515

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

JOSEPH GRIZZANTI DO

Claims Filled512

HAWTHORNE

New Jersey

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

MONTEREY PARK

California

WILLIAM MILROTH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled508

MC CONNELLSBURG

Pennsylvania

SHEILA SANCHEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico