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FLUDROCORTISONE ACETATE

Replaces certain hormones when the body does not make enough, such as in Addison's disease. Sometimes used to treat low blood pressure. Belongs to a class of drugs called mineralocorticoids. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

450K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 354 of 3238

$12.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 717 of 3238

89,372
Patients

Rank: 419 of 3238

68,277
Prescribers

Rank: 321 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,171 42,106 $1.4M
Florida 6,921 30,883 $892K
New York 5,670 28,300 $822K
Pennsylvania 4,840 26,221 $704K
Texas 5,507 24,262 $672K
Ohio 4,563 23,207 $654K
Michigan 3,480 15,080 $461K
Illinois 2,992 14,972 $417K
North Carolina 2,922 14,933 $403K
Georgia 2,680 13,263 $341K
Massachusetts 2,316 12,636 $353K
Tennessee 2,476 11,835 $320K
Indiana 2,349 11,491 $323K
Missouri 2,106 11,083 $295K
Wisconsin 1,950 10,953 $303K
Alabama 2,121 10,268 $258K
Virginia 1,968 9,382 $273K
Kentucky 1,839 9,372 $243K
New Jersey 2,078 9,101 $270K
Louisiana 1,517 7,950 $190K
Minnesota 1,470 7,820 $240K
Arizona 1,865 7,739 $225K
Washington 1,532 7,515 $218K
Iowa 1,085 6,505 $172K
South Carolina 1,414 6,417 $178K
Arkansas 1,235 6,351 $162K
Connecticut 1,095 5,730 $165K
Maryland 1,256 5,564 $173K
Oregon 1,084 5,522 $176K
Mississippi 1,035 5,425 $131K
Oklahoma 1,172 5,308 $145K
Kansas 945 5,248 $142K
Colorado 1,010 4,888 $153K
Nebraska 739 4,159 $106K
West Virginia 784 3,823 $101K
Utah 490 2,365 $73.1K
Maine 460 2,192 $70.8K
Nevada 511 2,103 $58K
South Dakota 340 2,070 $50.7K
New Hampshire 366 1,809 $55.3K
Rhode Island 275 1,673 $43.2K
Idaho 330 1,614 $45K
New Mexico 342 1,544 $44.2K
Hawaii 287 1,352 $40.4K
Montana 242 1,276 $31.4K
Delaware 281 1,263 $43.4K
North Dakota 262 1,240 $32.2K
Vermont 182 894 $27.1K
Alaska 79 742 $12.7K
District of Columbia 156 636 $18K
Wyoming 104 575 $13.2K
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 FLUDROCORTISONE ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARMINE ODDIS M.D.

Claims Filled578

MACON

Georgia

MARK O'CONNOR MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled303

TOLEDO

Ohio

LARRY MARIANELLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

SANTA ROSA

California

LEONARD GOLDSTEIN M.D. F.A.C.P.

Hepatology

Claims Filled216

LOS ANGELES

California

SAMMY SAAB MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled213

LOS ANGELES

California

AMIR ZIA M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled210

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

DONALD FREIDENBERG DO

Neurology

Claims Filled183

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled172

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

GEORGE BURKE MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled159

MIAMI

Florida

ALEXANDER MORDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled150

WHITESTONE

New York

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled149

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

RICHARD HELTON

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

COALGATE

Oklahoma

MICHAEL SHANK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

CHRISTIAN WEIGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

MOREHEAD

Kentucky

LIANKE MU M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled131

GADSDEN

Alabama

QUI THAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KENNETH BORTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled128

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DORIAN WILSON M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled128

NEWARK

New Jersey

BOYD JOHNSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

VISALIA

California

GENE EARL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

TYLER

Texas

MICHAEL AIKENS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled127

OPELIKA

Alabama

ADAM CEREL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled127

AYER

Massachusetts

PHILIP ZILO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled127

FT. LAUDERDALE

Florida

TONY LEE DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

LUCIEN COTE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled123

NEW YORK

New York