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AZITHROMYCIN

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

7.37M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 42 of 3238

$90.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 226 of 3238

5,287,754
Patients

Rank: 8 of 3238

537,001
Prescribers

Rank: 5 of 3238

User Reviews of AZITHROMYCIN »

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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 541,551 738,198 $8.84M
Florida 445,553 608,321 $7.67M
Texas 377,655 508,199 $6.17M
New York 349,800 482,454 $5.99M
Pennsylvania 256,668 353,896 $4.14M
Ohio 232,908 330,138 $3.9M
Michigan 190,109 263,348 $3.08M
North Carolina 182,709 249,082 $3.22M
Illinois 178,494 244,411 $3.02M
New Jersey 160,775 219,250 $2.68M
Georgia 152,177 208,262 $2.61M
Tennessee 142,490 198,843 $2.39M
Indiana 117,177 169,906 $2.01M
Missouri 117,893 163,941 $2.01M
Virginia 115,409 158,216 $1.88M
Kentucky 106,988 153,104 $1.77M
Alabama 108,867 150,515 $1.82M
Arizona 106,969 140,188 $1.66M
Louisiana 90,821 126,261 $1.55M
Massachusetts 89,306 117,804 $1.47M
South Carolina 82,722 113,265 $1.44M
Washington 81,520 108,263 $1.41M
Wisconsin 79,446 108,250 $1.46M
Minnesota 76,602 104,014 $1.38M
Arkansas 65,958 91,416 $1.1M
Oklahoma 65,775 88,660 $1.04M
Maryland 64,247 88,348 $1.09M
Mississippi 63,902 87,760 $1.01M
Iowa 56,691 78,414 $1.03M
Connecticut 56,908 75,687 $909K
Colorado 53,907 72,605 $961K
Oregon 52,664 69,622 $994K
Kansas 48,955 68,414 $879K
West Virginia 45,595 64,659 $685K
Nevada 37,111 50,283 $548K
Utah 30,931 42,744 $595K
New Mexico 31,616 40,667 $533K
Maine 26,979 36,683 $460K
Nebraska 26,400 35,525 $454K
Idaho 21,673 28,407 $373K
Rhode Island 20,858 27,465 $327K
Hawaii 19,798 25,641 $320K
New Hampshire 17,085 22,505 $299K
Delaware 16,567 22,107 $254K
Montana 15,315 20,483 $250K
South Dakota 14,373 20,023 $252K
North Dakota 12,884 17,209 $223K
Vermont 9,923 13,338 $157K
Wyoming 6,997 9,127 $110K
District of Columbia 6,532 8,635 $126K
Alaska 4,881 6,547 $87.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled496

LOS ANGELES

California

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

AMERICUS

Georgia

JUAN CANDELARIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled493

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM GOELLNER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled493

THE VILLAGES

Florida

GAUTAM DEV MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled492

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

ALAN VARRAUX MD

Specialist

Claims Filled491

ORLANDO

Florida

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled483

GLENDALE

California

C ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled483

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled479

ALICE

Texas

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled478

NEW YORK

New York

ASHOK MITTAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled477

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JOHN THIEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled476

LULING

Louisiana

MARK WENCEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled473

WICHITA

Kansas

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled469

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

ERNESTO PADRON M.D

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled468

CHICAGO

Illinois

KENNETH WILEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

SAINT ROSE

Louisiana

ENID MILLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled459

MIAMI

Florida

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled458

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ROGER SIFUENTES M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled455

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled455

MONTEREY PARK

California

SABRA BELLOVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled451

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled450

ROSEMEAD

California

RAJAT WALIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled449

PHOENIX

Arizona

JOHN MANCHIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled447

FARMINGTON

West Virginia