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POLYMYXIN B SULFATE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

5,037
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1558 of 3395

$425K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1982 of 3395

1,313
Patients

Rank: 1626 of 3395

722
Prescribers

Rank: 1784 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

3,550

2011

4,647

2012

5,237

2013

5,875

2014

5,039

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$278K

2011

$290K

2012

$383K

2013

$493K

2014

$425K

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$61

2011

$48

2012

$53

2013

$62

2014

$90

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 678 2,798 $247K
Wisconsin 145 417 $27.9K
New York 115 377 $42.2K
New Jersey 23 308 $29.5K
Nebraska 117 299 $5,676
California 37 157 $17.8K
Kentucky 37 115 $9,846
Illinois 19 85 $5,639
Minnesota 26 70 $1,837
Tennessee 21 63 $3,382
Nevada 52 $1,780
Texas 40 $6,172
Georgia 12 28 $5,032
Louisiana 25 $397
Michigan 23 $614
Pennsylvania 22 $1,017
Indiana 22 $1,093
Montana 19 $608
North Carolina 19 $1,351
Ohio 16 $2,358
Massachusetts 15 $8,468
Idaho 14 $955
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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