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Prescriber Checkup » AZITHROMYCIN

AZITHROMYCIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

7.2M
Medicare Part D Claims
$93.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 687,805 $8.34M
Florida 585,968 $7.9M
New York 467,638 $5.84M
Texas 460,555 $5.97M
Pennsylvania 365,254 $4.37M
Ohio 342,979 $4.42M
Illinois 258,708 $3.27M
North Carolina 248,915 $3.2M
Michigan 228,696 $3.35M
New Jersey 228,402 $2.81M
Georgia 208,025 $2.69M
Tennessee 207,421 $2.75M
Kentucky 170,859 $2.16M
Virginia 170,030 $2.16M
Missouri 168,210 $2.14M
Indiana 164,292 $2.02M
Alabama 142,228 $1.85M
Arizona 133,470 $1.48M
Louisiana 132,256 $1.87M
Massachusetts 128,442 $1.76M
South Carolina 116,572 $1.62M
Minnesota 112,054 $1.6M
Washington 110,855 $1.49M
Wisconsin 109,369 $1.48M
Mississippi 96,424 $1.25M
Oklahoma 94,712 $1.22M
Arkansas 94,573 $1.3M
Maryland 87,356 $1.11M
Iowa 83,295 $1.2M
Connecticut 81,246 $961K
West Virginia 75,490 $899K
Oregon 70,377 $1.02M
Colorado 68,559 $897K
Kansas 67,557 $923K
Nevada 47,359 $577K
New Mexico 43,488 $617K
Utah 39,976 $566K
Maine 39,557 $450K
Nebraska 35,588 $507K
Rhode Island 29,555 $435K
Idaho 29,082 $387K
Hawaii 26,811 $441K
New Hampshire 23,965 $297K
Montana 21,899 $318K
South Dakota 21,798 $328K
Delaware 19,079 $246K
North Dakota 17,464 $266K
Vermont 15,741 $189K
Wyoming 10,617 $148K
District of Columbia 6,998 $99.2K
Alaska 6,648 $96.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled418

ROSEMEAD

California

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

ROSEMEAD

California

NICHOLAS BIRLEW D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled416

STOCKTON

California

WILLIE WELLS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled416

BRUCE

Mississippi

ROBERTO LUGLIANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled415

LONG BEACH

California

NHU TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

GARDEN GROVE

California

TIMOTHY SIMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled411

MONTICELLO

Arkansas

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled410

ALICE

Texas

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY LONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled407

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

ALHAMBRA

California

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

DOUGLAS

Georgia

MARC COMIANOS DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

MARION

Ohio

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled404

OSCEOLA

Arkansas

JAMES HANUS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled403

SOUTH WHITLEY

Indiana

EDWARD HAWKINS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled402

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

PAUL TOFFEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled402

GLENDALE

California

PATRICK MOLONY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

PENNINGTON GAP

Virginia

ROGER SIFUENTES M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled399

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

MARIE BUDEV DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled398

CLEVELAND

Ohio

LARRY WASSER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled397

BROOKFIELD

Connecticut

AVTAR PARHAR MD FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled396

HOLMDEL

New Jersey

PRITPAL SANDHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled396

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

ARCADIA

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled393

MONTEREY PARK

California