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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
JOYCE FARAH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled162

SYRACUSE

New York

MICHAEL BUKHALO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled162

ARLINGTON HTS

Illinois

RONALD STANLEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

BOONE

North Carolina

BRUCE JOHNSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

KIM MORALES PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled159

WALL

New Jersey

GEORGE MONKS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

TULSA

Oklahoma

MIR MOBAYEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

FONTANA

California

WADE SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

CLEBURNE

Texas

SHARON SCHERL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

TENAFLY

New Jersey

EDWARD BONDI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

EDDIE LIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LAKHI SAKHRANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled156

ALHAMBRA

California

YI WANG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled154

CITY OF INDUSTRY

California

WILLIAM KEITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled153

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN SALINAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

MERCEDES

Texas

HENRY LINDNER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled152

TUNKHANNOCK

Pennsylvania

ALBERTO FLEITES MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled152

MIAMI

Florida

TOM VAUGHAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled152

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RONALD SPILLANE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled152

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York

MICHAEL FELLNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled151

NEW YORK

New York

UCHENNA OLEKANMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

CHICAGO

Illinois

CARVER HILLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

IRINA PAPIROVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

ALEXANDER SIOMKO CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled147

ELKINS PARK

Pennsylvania