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METRONIDAZOLE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

1.65M
Medicare Part D Claims
$60.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 173,320 $6.55M
Florida 147,340 $5.02M
Texas 103,451 $3.01M
New York 101,659 $4.2M
Pennsylvania 77,544 $3.24M
Ohio 74,700 $2.95M
Illinois 59,711 $2.24M
North Carolina 58,126 $2.04M
Michigan 54,552 $2.11M
Georgia 52,607 $1.64M
Tennessee 43,706 $1.37M
New Jersey 43,027 $1.57M
Missouri 39,638 $1.45M
Virginia 37,426 $1.36M
Indiana 36,556 $1.15M
Alabama 34,928 $950K
Massachusetts 34,907 $1.59M
Kentucky 34,165 $1.07M
Arizona 31,315 $1.06M
Washington 29,224 $1.45M
Minnesota 28,520 $1.55M
Wisconsin 28,399 $1.32M
Louisiana 27,020 $783K
South Carolina 25,623 $832K
Mississippi 21,474 $538K
Maryland 21,381 $735K
Oklahoma 20,844 $629K
Arkansas 19,677 $591K
Oregon 18,749 $882K
Iowa 18,618 $852K
Colorado 16,740 $657K
Connecticut 16,267 $616K
Kansas 15,483 $526K
West Virginia 14,359 $534K
Nevada 11,305 $344K
New Mexico 9,671 $299K
Nebraska 8,809 $361K
Utah 7,976 $318K
Maine 7,817 $326K
Rhode Island 6,929 $328K
Idaho 6,609 $278K
New Hampshire 5,405 $240K
Montana 4,429 $215K
South Dakota 4,289 $178K
Delaware 3,881 $162K
North Dakota 3,629 $156K
Hawaii 3,150 $102K
Vermont 2,882 $138K
District of Columbia 2,077 $58K
Wyoming 2,071 $74.1K
Alaska 1,189 $34.4K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for METRONIDAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TAWFIK CHAMI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

LOKIE INDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

CHRISTOPHER GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

YUCCA VALLEY

California

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled122

YORK

Pennsylvania

JOSE LANTIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

YONKERS

New York

LATHA VENKATESH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

XENIA

Ohio

RICHARD BYERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

XENIA

Ohio

BETH TAYLOR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

WILLARD BURKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

WYNNE

Arkansas

RAYMOND VAHL M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled64

WORTH

Illinois

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

KYUNG KIM M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled65

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ORAZIO BASILE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled91

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

WOODLAWN

Virginia

STUART ISRAEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled82

WOODLAND HILLS

California

CHI ROSENBERG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled68

WOODLAND HILLS

California

MOHAMMED RAHMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

WOODHAVEN

New York

JOHN HUDSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

WINTER PARK

Florida

TAHA DIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

JOSEPH CARLUCCI M.D.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled64

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

JAMES EDWARDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

WINTER HAVEN

Florida