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Prescriber Checkup » FLUDROCORTISONE ACETATE

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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

209K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 36,717 $1.24M
Florida 27,743 $853K
Pennsylvania 23,703 $676K
New York 22,336 $655K
Ohio 21,171 $625K
Texas 20,511 $622K
Illinois 14,926 $432K
North Carolina 12,568 $360K
Georgia 11,277 $321K
Michigan 11,128 $370K
Tennessee 10,531 $291K
Massachusetts 10,240 $292K
Missouri 10,093 $292K
Indiana 10,077 $303K
Wisconsin 9,280 $263K
Alabama 8,777 $226K
Virginia 8,302 $263K
New Jersey 7,939 $246K
Kentucky 7,700 $213K
Minnesota 7,324 $227K
Washington 6,984 $223K
Arizona 6,807 $212K
Louisiana 6,615 $176K
Arkansas 6,334 $172K
South Carolina 6,318 $180K
Iowa 6,063 $174K
Oregon 5,228 $169K
Oklahoma 5,204 $147K
Mississippi 5,097 $135K
Connecticut 4,827 $142K
Maryland 4,822 $163K
Kansas 4,776 $136K
Colorado 4,628 $148K
Nebraska 3,783 $101K
West Virginia 3,742 $106K
Maine 2,154 $70.7K
Nevada 1,953 $56.5K
Utah 1,946 $60.4K
South Dakota 1,912 $52.3K
New Mexico 1,797 $50K
Idaho 1,652 $47.5K
New Hampshire 1,463 $46.7K
Montana 1,378 $36.1K
Rhode Island 1,286 $33.8K
Hawaii 1,255 $38.6K
Delaware 1,110 $35.8K
North Dakota 1,096 $29.9K
Puerto Rico 1,057 $26.1K
Vermont 921 $27.2K
Wyoming 645 $19.1K
Alaska 576 $12.9K
District of Columbia 451 $13.4K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
MARK O'CONNOR MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled348

TOLEDO

Ohio

CARMINE ODDIS M.D.

Claims Filled347

MACON

Georgia

DONALD FREIDENBERG DO

Neurology

Claims Filled239

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LARRY MARIANELLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

SANTA ROSA

California

PHILIP ZILO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled212

FT. LAUDERDALE

Florida

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

Hepatology

Claims Filled186

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE BURKE MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled179

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE BARRERO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled172

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

RON SHAPIRO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled162

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ABSALOM TILLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

MALVERN

Arkansas

ANDREW GASE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

TIFFIN

Ohio

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

STEVEN TUCKER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled130

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled130

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

WILLIAM WORK M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled129

FRESNO

California

KENNETH BORTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled127

ELKHORN

Wisconsin

GLENN CROWSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

WEWOKA

Oklahoma

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

TEXARKANA

Texas

KAREEM ABU-ELMAGD MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled117

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NAMRATA HALDIPUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL AIKENS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

OPELIKA

Alabama

ALEXANDER MORDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled113

WHITESTONE

New York

GAETANO CIANCIO MD, MBA

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled110

MIAMI

Florida

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

ALHAMBRA

California

ROBERT FRANKLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

CHICAGO

Illinois