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HYDROCORTISONE

Hydrocortisone is a topical steroid that works by decreasing skin itching, swelling, and redness. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

950K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 244 of 3238

$19.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 611 of 3238

442,683
Patients

Rank: 163 of 3238

164,599
Prescribers

Rank: 144 of 3238

User Reviews of HYDROCORTISONE »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 69,107 139,598 $2.81M
New York 40,253 87,977 $1.5M
Florida 34,361 68,333 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 23,666 56,624 $1.18M
Michigan 24,196 49,336 $990K
Texas 21,841 46,822 $1.12M
Ohio 19,410 39,964 $804K
Illinois 18,782 38,825 $660K
New Jersey 12,784 26,015 $485K
North Carolina 10,927 24,300 $558K
Georgia 10,524 22,208 $472K
Massachusetts 10,106 20,883 $422K
Wisconsin 8,411 19,780 $457K
Indiana 9,207 19,407 $399K
Tennessee 9,112 18,520 $403K
Minnesota 8,040 17,484 $400K
Washington 7,778 17,249 $373K
Missouri 7,653 16,246 $340K
Arizona 7,828 15,437 $350K
Virginia 6,368 14,691 $396K
Kentucky 6,527 14,335 $288K
Oregon 6,378 13,957 $305K
Alabama 5,361 12,473 $298K
Maryland 5,230 11,150 $256K
Colorado 5,166 10,584 $255K
Louisiana 4,597 9,877 $199K
Iowa 4,204 9,286 $196K
Connecticut 4,779 9,066 $182K
South Carolina 3,540 8,507 $211K
Oklahoma 3,512 7,829 $186K
Kansas 2,976 7,464 $191K
Mississippi 2,862 6,320 $129K
Arkansas 2,688 6,068 $138K
West Virginia 2,369 5,538 $138K
Nebraska 2,171 5,359 $123K
Nevada 2,482 5,249 $128K
Hawaii 2,122 4,471 $90.6K
New Mexico 1,962 4,238 $95.4K
Utah 1,793 4,191 $111K
Maine 1,790 4,038 $86.9K
Rhode Island 1,731 3,820 $76.2K
Delaware 1,557 3,000 $61.9K
Idaho 1,246 2,918 $80.8K
New Hampshire 1,071 2,487 $66.6K
South Dakota 890 2,328 $54.8K
Montana 864 2,219 $58.2K
District of Columbia 895 2,037 $40.4K
North Dakota 806 2,001 $50K
Vermont 718 1,269 $23.9K
Alaska 416 1,061 $22K
Wyoming 240 623 $17.8K
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 HYDROCORTISONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN PURCELL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled257

CLIFTON PARK

New York

THOMAS DOWNHAM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled251

TAYLOR

Michigan

JIAN YE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled250

MONTEREY PARK

California

HAROLD HAWKINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled249

MOBILE

Alabama

JOHN COTTAM MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled249

TAMPA

Florida

KYLE WAGAMON MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled249

WARREN

Ohio

SHAMSHER SINGH M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled245

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

NARINE ARUTYOUNIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

GLENDALE

California

BROOKE SATEESH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled231

NATIONAL CITY

California

FRANK SHALLENBERGER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

CARSON CITY

Nevada

SEYMOUR MUNZER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled228

SOUTHWEST RANCHES

Florida

HOWARD SCHWAT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled223

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JIMMY SCHMIDT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled220

HOUSTON

Texas

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled220

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LEWIS CLARKE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled220

WEBSTER

Texas

DUANE BANET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled219

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

TAMI DE ARAUJO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled219

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DIANA MAAS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled217

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

SCOTT WYRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

TEXARKANA

Texas

STEVEN HACKER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled212

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled209

WESTMINSTER

California

DAVID BRYANT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled207

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

NGON DINH DO

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled205

SAN JOSE

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ODETTE MORGAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled199

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin