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ZITHROMAX

AZITHROMYCIN

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

*This description is for related drug Azithromycin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

3,489
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1694 of 3395

$523K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1909 of 3395

2,175
Patients

Rank: 1415 of 3395

2,253
Prescribers

Rank: 1335 of 3395

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74%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

6,383

2011

5,445

2012

4,889

2013

4,111

2014

3,491

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$441K

2011

$469K

2012

$493K

2013

$497K

2014

$524K

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$58

2011

$67

2012

$68

2013

$70

2014

$73

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 255 479 $66.3K
New Jersey 260 422 $70.2K
New York 227 370 $69.9K
Florida 232 352 $51K
Pennsylvania 139 257 $40.6K
Texas 127 203 $26.8K
Illinois 79 138 $16.6K
Ohio 59 110 $30.7K
Michigan 56 82 $11K
North Carolina 57 81 $12.1K
Arizona 47 61 $9,483
Kentucky 43 58 $4,314
Connecticut 37 57 $8,251
Missouri 35 56 $5,912
Wisconsin 32 55 $5,267
Virginia 37 52 $5,698
Maryland 38 51 $8,723
Massachusetts 33 50 $5,021
Minnesota 21 47 $17.9K
Georgia 40 45 $8,074
Tennessee 27 42 $3,531
South Carolina 30 40 $4,150
Louisiana 32 37 $2,883
Indiana 24 36 $4,167
Nevada 16 30 $3,310
Hawaii 17 24 $3,195
Colorado 13 24 $4,138
Rhode Island 12 18 $1,284
West Virginia 16 17 $1,236
Oregon 16 $4,828
Oklahoma 12 16 $1,702
Washington 11 15 $1,973
New Mexico 14 14 $447
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 ZITHROMAX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN SIMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

SUNNYVALE

California