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METRONIDAZOLE

Used to treat serious bacterial infections in different areas of the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.87M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 162 of 3238

$80.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 253 of 3238

1,330,528
Patients

Rank: 60 of 3238

381,984
Prescribers

Rank: 26 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 134,609 184,256 $8.66M
Florida 121,486 166,721 $6.69M
Texas 93,508 123,012 $4.24M
New York 83,305 120,709 $6.04M
Pennsylvania 61,108 87,752 $4.36M
Ohio 57,079 82,585 $3.79M
North Carolina 49,765 68,630 $2.88M
Michigan 48,939 67,955 $3.08M
Illinois 44,409 63,191 $2.81M
Georgia 44,140 59,386 $2.13M
Tennessee 36,714 49,092 $1.72M
New Jersey 33,411 45,692 $2.03M
Missouri 30,388 42,691 $1.79M
Indiana 28,865 41,030 $1.49M
Alabama 30,046 40,458 $1.32M
Virginia 28,953 40,064 $1.67M
Massachusetts 27,065 39,601 $2.18M
Kentucky 26,642 36,691 $1.36M
Arizona 26,355 34,388 $1.3M
Washington 22,378 31,490 $1.77M
Wisconsin 21,435 30,900 $1.72M
Minnesota 20,790 30,662 $1.93M
Louisiana 22,108 30,011 $1.03M
South Carolina 20,575 27,534 $1.01M
Maryland 17,657 24,637 $1.02M
Mississippi 16,384 21,913 $611K
Oklahoma 15,922 21,299 $734K
Arkansas 15,325 20,442 $708K
Oregon 14,681 20,076 $1.13M
Iowa 13,577 19,352 $959K
Connecticut 13,459 18,782 $894K
Colorado 13,894 18,645 $826K
Kansas 11,650 16,242 $625K
West Virginia 11,038 15,350 $691K
Nevada 9,550 12,658 $464K
New Mexico 7,444 9,806 $365K
Nebraska 6,722 9,547 $452K
Utah 6,414 8,679 $400K
Maine 6,071 8,526 $436K
Rhode Island 4,910 7,093 $371K
Idaho 4,901 6,609 $314K
New Hampshire 4,236 5,760 $272K
Delaware 3,755 5,051 $265K
South Dakota 3,316 4,710 $230K
Montana 3,247 4,508 $242K
North Dakota 3,158 4,168 $203K
Hawaii 2,880 3,631 $156K
District of Columbia 2,250 3,070 $116K
Vermont 1,985 2,738 $148K
Wyoming 1,480 1,909 $72.2K
Alaska 995 1,269 $45.7K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 METRONIDAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LOKIE INDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

TAWFIK CHAMI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

LYDIA LEWIS MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

ZACHARY

Louisiana

RODOLFO GONZALES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YUMA

Arizona

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

YUCCA VALLEY

California

VIRGINIA LIGHTNER M.D., PHD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

YOUNGSVILLE

North Carolina

ANTHONY MEHLE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled54

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled123

YORK

Pennsylvania

SNEHAL PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

YORK

Pennsylvania

JAIKUMAR RAVUNNIARATH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

YONKERS

New York

JOSE LANTIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled122

YONKERS

New York

RICHARD BYERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

XENIA

Ohio

DIRK JUSCHKA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

XENIA

Ohio

LATHA VENKATESH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

XENIA

Ohio

RAYMOND VAHL M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled85

WORTH

Illinois

THOMAS PATNAUDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ORAZIO BASILE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled51

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

ALLEN NATOW MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled62

WOODMERE

New York

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

WOODLAWN

Virginia

CHI ROSENBERG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled85

WOODLAND HILLS

California

DAVID GORDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

WOODLAND HILLS

California

STUART ISRAEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled102

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JAMES PETRIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled53

WOODINVILLE

Washington

JOHN HUDSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

WINTER PARK

Florida