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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
YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled377

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

AJAI AGARWAL M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Preferred Provider Organization

Claims Filled376

EL PASO

Texas

MOHAMED ALDAHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled376

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

JEFFREY LONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

WILLIAM GOELLNER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled375

THE VILLAGES

Florida

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled374

FLUSHING

New York

PAMALA GIBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled371

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

AVTAR PARHAR MD FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled368

HOLMDEL

New Jersey

YADWINDER SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

CIRCLEVILLE

Ohio

NICHOLAS BIRLEW D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled367

STOCKTON

California

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled366

HIALEAH

Florida

DANIEL BUBENHEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled365

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

HIMANSHU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled365

TAMPA

Florida

RONALD PINKERTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

PICO RIVERA

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

MONTEREY PARK

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled361

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES HENSLEIGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled359

ASHLAND

Alabama

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

HAYTI

Missouri

JEROME JEW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled357

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled354

GLENDALE

California

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled354

SAN DIEGO

California

GARY HOWARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

MONTEVALLO

Alabama

JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

ARCADIA

California

PAUL TOFFEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled351

GLENDALE

California

JOHN HABER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled351

TRESCKOW

Pennsylvania