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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
LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled549

MISSION

Texas

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled547

LOS ANGELES

California

KENNETH AZAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

SEDALIA

Missouri

ZHI ZENG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

SAN GABRIEL

California

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled525

MCALLEN

Texas

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

GALAX

Virginia

JUSTO DELGADO M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled509

CHICAGO

Illinois

RICHARD WAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled501

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

MICHAEL BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled498

DILLON

South Carolina

FERNANDO FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled495

MIAMI

Florida

NHU TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

GARDEN GROVE

California

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

RAMESH KAUL MD, FCCP, MS

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled484

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled479

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL ALBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled474

PEARL

Mississippi

DANIEL WHITLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled461

CORBIN

Kentucky

JOHNSTONE HOLLIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled458

GEORGIANA

Alabama

OSCAR OROPEZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled456

LAKE WALES

Florida

DAVID BOOTH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled455

EUPORA

Mississippi

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled455

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL DIMEO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled454

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

SUZANNE KOVACS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled453

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

THOMAS CONKLIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled453

STIGLER

Oklahoma

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled447

OSCEOLA

Arkansas

MARCELO POLANCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled447

CHURCH POINT

Louisiana