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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
LAWRENCE LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

METAIRIE

Louisiana

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

LOS ANGELES

California

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled391

NEW YORK

New York

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled391

AMERICUS

Georgia

ROBERT TANAKA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled390

MODESTO

California

NARAYANACHAR SEKARAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled388

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

REGO PARK

New York

ASHOK MITTAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled385

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JEROME JEW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled385

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHARLES HARDIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled385

SALYERSVILLE

Kentucky

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled383

GLENDALE

California

SON CHAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

ORLANDO

Florida

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

CARLOS ALCALA MUNOZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled380

HATO REY

Puerto Rico

RAMSEY HACHEM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled380

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BOLIVAR PEREZ-DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

BRONX

New York

DAVID PATICK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

GUIDO RING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

CORDELE

Georgia

OSCAR OROPEZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

LAKE WALES

Florida

DAVID BOOTH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled377

EUPORA

Mississippi

GARY SCHAFER M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled377

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

JONATHAN CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled377

BROOKLYN

New York

WU LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled376

EL MONTE

California

CHARLES KLEPPER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

HARRISON

Arkansas

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida