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ERYTHROMYCIN

ERYTHROMYCIN BASE

Treats eye infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

815K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 272 of 3362

$26.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 550 of 3362

521,713
Patients

Rank: 149 of 3362

150,039
Prescribers

Rank: 168 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

630K

2011

689K

2012

770K

2013

815K

2014

848K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$12.3M

2011

$17M

2012

$22.2M

2013

$26.6M

2014

$33.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$10

2011

$11

2012

$11

2013

$13

2014

$13

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 66,218 103,296 $3.13M
Florida 45,431 67,682 $2.1M
New York 34,531 59,293 $1.88M
Pennsylvania 28,632 49,107 $1.63M
Massachusetts 25,347 38,234 $968K
Texas 23,923 34,366 $1.27M
Ohio 19,731 31,131 $1.14M
Illinois 15,710 25,264 $685K
Michigan 16,122 24,161 $958K
North Carolina 14,628 22,290 $757K
Georgia 13,000 19,642 $816K
Virginia 12,128 18,421 $636K
Washington 10,962 16,937 $482K
Wisconsin 10,433 16,885 $551K
Minnesota 10,168 16,644 $441K
Tennessee 11,222 16,015 $600K
New Jersey 10,064 15,954 $512K
Arizona 9,643 13,937 $441K
Maryland 8,944 13,698 $450K
Missouri 8,259 13,523 $622K
South Carolina 8,335 12,838 $340K
Indiana 8,616 12,717 $476K
Kentucky 8,725 12,580 $510K
Colorado 7,402 11,412 $359K
Oregon 7,513 11,375 $390K
Connecticut 7,248 11,309 $310K
Louisiana 6,803 10,518 $332K
Alabama 7,007 10,344 $335K
Oklahoma 5,497 8,052 $332K
Nevada 4,780 7,518 $185K
Iowa 4,062 6,649 $170K
West Virginia 4,165 6,314 $289K
Mississippi 3,983 5,982 $194K
Kansas 3,728 5,895 $378K
New Mexico 3,461 5,584 $180K
Arkansas 3,791 5,483 $175K
Rhode Island 3,407 5,288 $133K
Maine 3,120 4,753 $197K
Utah 2,806 4,373 $166K
Delaware 2,623 4,284 $94.9K
Idaho 2,351 3,531 $101K
Nebraska 2,237 3,477 $125K
New Hampshire 2,401 3,426 $98.7K
Hawaii 1,965 3,010 $102K
North Dakota 1,387 2,638 $57.9K
South Dakota 1,359 2,352 $60.8K
Montana 1,319 2,135 $72.5K
Vermont 1,200 1,770 $55.1K
District of Columbia 1,081 1,651 $54.1K
Alaska 529 1,025 $37.5K
Wyoming 393 593 $24.6K
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 ERYTHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,285

SAN JOSE

California

ANIEKA WILLIAMS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled1,147

CORAL GABLES

Florida

STEVEN KHWARG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled907

TORRANCE

California

BRYAN VEKOVIUS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled899

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

BRADLEY JACOBY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled878

COVINGTON

Georgia

LILLIAM DIAZ VELEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled870

CORAL GABLES

Florida

PATRISA TARE O.D

Optometrist

Claims Filled856

MIAMI

Florida

DIANE KRAUS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled837

LAKE KATRINE

New York

STEPHEN LAQUIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled829

FORT MYERS

Florida

KRISTINA THOMAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled793

WEST MIFFLIN

Pennsylvania

DAVID HOLCK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled779

LACKLAND AFB

Texas

BRUCE FAERBER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled735

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

CESAR TORT SOLA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled710

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM WHITE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled707

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

DANIEL SCHAEFER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled663

SNYDER

New York

STEVEN DEWEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled618

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

NOEL PEREZ MD

Claims Filled609

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

MARGUERITE MCDONALD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled605

LYNBROOK

New York

LINDA LIPPA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled604

ORANGE

California

LEROY VAUGHN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled595

INGLEWOOD

California

DANIEL BUERGER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled582

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER HOGAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled571

GULFPORT

Mississippi

JOANNA WAHL D.O

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled568

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

BEATA LEWANDOWSKA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled568

DAVIE

Florida

JOHN FEZZA MD

Claims Filled567

VENICE

Florida