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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
SOLANGEL GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled441

MIAMI

Florida

MARIE BUDEV DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled440

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MARK ROLFE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled440

TAMPA

Florida

PAUL CHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled440

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled438

ROSEMEAD

California

JESSE MORRISS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled435

DOTHAN

Alabama

JOHN REYNOLDS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled433

DURHAM

North Carolina

GARY SHEARER, M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled430

FLORENCE

Kentucky

CHARLES OZBORN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled429

EUPORA

Mississippi

JEFFREY SAYLOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled428

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled428

OAK PARK

Michigan

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled427

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

DANA REIHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled426

RICHMOND

Indiana

THOMAS OLBRYCH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled426

AKRON

Ohio

DAVID PATICK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled423

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled423

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

LAWRENCE LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled423

METAIRIE

Louisiana

AZZAM ADHAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

PANAMA CITY

Florida

SON CHAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

ORLANDO

Florida

MAZHAR ELAMIR

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled412

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

MICHAEL SNITZER M.D. LLC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled406

WARREN

Ohio

BEN OWENS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ROBERT HA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

MIAMI

Florida

WU LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled401

EL MONTE

California