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DORZOLAMIDE HCL

Ophthalmic dorzolamide is used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision. Dorzolamide is in a class of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. It works by decreasing the pressure in the eye. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

264K
Medicare Part D Claims
$20.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 60,788 $2.83M
New York 39,335 $1.91M
Florida 36,535 $1.69M
Pennsylvania 20,812 $1.01M
Texas 20,470 $1.01M
Puerto Rico 16,304 $703K
Ohio 15,935 $831K
Illinois 14,519 $718K
Massachusetts 13,401 $716K
North Carolina 12,259 $592K
New Jersey 12,191 $643K
Georgia 10,336 $498K
Michigan 8,890 $436K
Tennessee 8,847 $452K
Virginia 8,784 $427K
Washington 7,135 $337K
Missouri 6,691 $324K
Connecticut 6,526 $339K
Arizona 6,327 $306K
Minnesota 6,117 $258K
Maryland 6,044 $304K
Wisconsin 5,829 $283K
Indiana 5,553 $274K
South Carolina 4,688 $237K
Louisiana 4,672 $219K
Oregon 4,586 $207K
Alabama 4,496 $210K
Mississippi 4,474 $205K
Iowa 4,421 $188K
Colorado 3,986 $186K
Kentucky 3,780 $187K
Hawaii 2,655 $123K
Kansas 2,560 $121K
Arkansas 2,536 $121K
New Mexico 2,415 $114K
Nevada 2,395 $118K
Rhode Island 2,382 $120K
West Virginia 2,322 $110K
Oklahoma 2,311 $113K
Nebraska 2,083 $89.3K
New Hampshire 1,767 $99.4K
Maine 1,711 $91.1K
District of Columbia 1,529 $70.5K
Delaware 1,479 $81.5K
Vermont 1,205 $61.6K
Idaho 1,004 $45.9K
South Dakota 911 $40.1K
North Dakota 831 $33.8K
Utah 741 $37.4K
Montana 595 $26.6K
Wyoming 352 $18.9K
Alaska 101 $5,237
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 DORZOLAMIDE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANDREW RABINOWITZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled911

PHOENIX

Arizona

ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled882

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FRANK COTTER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled757

ROANOKE

Virginia

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled687

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled620

FRESNO

California

JANET BETCHKAL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled603

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

HAMID MANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled582

CHULA VISTA

California

THOMAS LANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled557

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

WORLDSTER LEE M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled555

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ALFRED SOLISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled468

PASADENA

California

DAVID SACKS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled457

SANTA ANA

California

HOWARD KUSHNICK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled439

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

DAVID NEWMAN

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled438

MILLBURN

New Jersey

RICHARD TAMESIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled433

LOMA LINDA

California

MARIANNE FEITL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled415

MERRIONETTE PARK

Illinois

ROWLAND HAWKINS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled409

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SHIU KWOK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled403

SAN FRANCISCO

California

FRANK MARES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled398

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JEFFREY ZINK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled384

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DONNA TALLUTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled381

DAYTON

Ohio

GLEN BRINDLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled373

TEMPLE

Texas

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled368

SAN JOSE

California

ALEXEI MORACZEWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

MIAMI

Florida

SARA JONES-GOMBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled361

PANORAMA CITY

California

BABER ALI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled355

BALDWIN PARK

California