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AZITHROMYCIN

Zithromax (Azithromycin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

7.34M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 44 of 3362

$70.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 319 of 3362

5,274,010
Patients

Rank: 8 of 3362

544,625
Prescribers

Rank: 5 of 3362

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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 509,165 687,092 $7.23M
Florida 467,391 637,163 $6.14M
Texas 376,776 505,925 $4.93M
New York 351,525 485,543 $4.51M
Pennsylvania 251,855 349,065 $3.15M
Ohio 232,420 328,512 $3.14M
Michigan 195,995 271,771 $2.43M
Illinois 192,946 264,259 $2.54M
North Carolina 175,526 238,015 $2.35M
New Jersey 158,973 216,997 $1.89M
Georgia 154,369 211,758 $2.02M
Tennessee 143,095 199,236 $1.86M
Indiana 116,909 168,113 $1.52M
Missouri 119,390 166,963 $1.62M
Virginia 113,630 155,629 $1.42M
Kentucky 106,877 152,773 $1.31M
Alabama 105,754 145,356 $1.41M
Arizona 104,294 136,823 $1.34M
South Carolina 91,023 124,934 $1.13M
Louisiana 89,835 123,409 $1.13M
Massachusetts 90,847 120,501 $1.14M
Wisconsin 79,616 108,786 $1.18M
Minnesota 76,137 103,432 $1.13M
Washington 77,440 102,474 $1.11M
Maryland 69,101 95,268 $907K
Oklahoma 65,426 88,103 $833K
Arkansas 63,438 87,792 $775K
Mississippi 61,513 84,767 $769K
Iowa 57,818 79,840 $787K
Colorado 58,876 79,071 $835K
Connecticut 57,915 77,214 $700K
Oregon 50,521 66,833 $844K
Kansas 47,050 65,543 $640K
West Virginia 43,353 60,235 $480K
Nevada 36,557 49,472 $427K
Utah 30,148 40,615 $460K
New Mexico 30,629 39,411 $422K
Nebraska 26,343 35,319 $347K
Maine 25,544 34,751 $363K
Idaho 21,284 27,651 $296K
Rhode Island 20,216 26,773 $262K
Hawaii 20,430 26,549 $290K
New Hampshire 17,186 22,539 $228K
Delaware 16,327 21,662 $198K
South Dakota 14,735 20,394 $193K
Montana 14,305 18,734 $180K
North Dakota 11,625 15,507 $158K
Vermont 9,579 12,767 $117K
Wyoming 7,131 9,186 $89.4K
District of Columbia 6,448 8,498 $92.6K
Alaska 5,044 6,668 $72.2K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
JUAN CANDELARIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled414

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JACKIE MAXEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

LONDON

Kentucky

WU LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

EL MONTE

California

CARMINE MASTROLIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled413

ONEIDA

New York

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled412

FLUSHING

New York

LARRY WASSER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled412

BROOKFIELD

Connecticut

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

NEW YORK

New York

MONZER YAZJI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

EDINBURG

Texas

SERENA LEE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled409

PARSIPPANY

New Jersey

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

ROME

New York

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled408

LOS ANGELES

California

YOGINDRA BALHARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

ROGER SIFUENTES M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled408

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled407

BELPRE

Ohio

VICTOR ORTEGA-JIMENEZ MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled407

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

TUNG THAI

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled407

WESTMINSTER

California

GURMIT GILL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled406

GARDEN CITY

New York

BLANCA GRAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ANDRES DELANOY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled405

PONCE

Puerto Rico

CAREY MCMONAGLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled404

ALICE

Texas

YANHAN HUANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled401

BROOKLYN

New York

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

GARDENA

California

DOUGLAS LAKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona