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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
LAURA RIOS CARRION M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled82

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

RAUL MARQUEZ SANTIAGO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

RUBEN ROSARIO CASTILLO M.D

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled82

LAJAS

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL JOVE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled236

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

AURA DESCHAMPS MD ESP GYN OBS

Gynecology

Claims Filled54

BAYAMION

Puerto Rico

MARIA LAGO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SABANA HOYOS

Puerto Rico

HIRAM RUIZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JAIME VILLA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled51

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ALEXIS PABLOS M.D OBGYN

Specialist

Claims Filled87

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

DENISSE JOVE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO QUINTERO PENA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VICTOR LOPEZ-LLAVONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

MYRIAM VILLAFANA-SUAREZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

DORIS MOLINA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled57

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARIA ZWEIG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled78

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGEL VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled94

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

JOSE VALDES

Gynecology

Claims Filled61

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CYNTHIA GALINALTIS MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled84

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

LIANETTE PEREZ MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled56

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO OLIVENCIA-ECHEANDIA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled59

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

SONIA DIAZ M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGEL GELPI GUZMAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled66

MANATI

Puerto Rico

LYMARIE AGUILA GONZALEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled66

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL FELIZ LEBREAULT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico