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FLUOCINONIDE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

839K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 272 of 3395

$80.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 314 of 3395

457,285
Patients

Rank: 166 of 3395

113,239
Prescribers

Rank: 225 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

814K

2011

903K

2012

998K

2013

1M

2014

840K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$15.4M

2011

$31.5M

2012

$41.1M

2013

$64.4M

2014

$80.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$11

2011

$14

2012

$15

2013

$19

2014

$35

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 99,954 199,670 $19.8M
New York 46,371 95,868 $11.1M
Florida 29,086 49,467 $4.39M
Texas 24,146 41,030 $3.49M
Ohio 18,026 32,125 $3M
Michigan 15,163 26,640 $2.87M
Pennsylvania 13,792 25,829 $2.61M
North Carolina 13,748 23,280 $2.03M
New Jersey 12,026 21,335 $2.38M
Massachusetts 11,757 20,533 $1.79M
Illinois 11,175 20,116 $1.68M
Georgia 9,937 16,617 $1.53M
Virginia 9,533 15,815 $1.35M
Maryland 8,849 15,637 $1.62M
Indiana 8,807 15,268 $1.27M
Minnesota 8,830 15,078 $1.5M
Tennessee 8,366 14,064 $1.25M
Arizona 7,765 12,906 $982K
Wisconsin 6,758 11,665 $1.1M
Colorado 6,557 11,114 $1.04M
Washington 6,439 11,030 $1.02M
Louisiana 6,174 10,399 $875K
Missouri 6,001 10,335 $990K
Alabama 6,091 10,315 $906K
Kentucky 5,487 9,482 $891K
South Carolina 5,215 9,040 $772K
Oregon 4,970 8,456 $769K
Iowa 4,734 8,288 $727K
Arkansas 4,022 7,238 $688K
Connecticut 4,251 7,137 $679K
Kansas 2,921 5,105 $414K
Nevada 2,600 4,402 $414K
Oklahoma 2,576 4,376 $384K
Hawaii 2,506 4,020 $317K
Mississippi 2,168 3,992 $353K
Nebraska 2,262 3,916 $354K
West Virginia 2,032 3,718 $383K
District of Columbia 1,727 3,609 $385K
New Mexico 2,052 3,479 $311K
Utah 2,162 3,393 $355K
Maine 1,596 2,982 $268K
Rhode Island 1,384 2,497 $182K
Idaho 1,570 2,422 $239K
South Dakota 1,182 1,978 $186K
New Hampshire 1,166 1,915 $149K
Delaware 1,122 1,832 $165K
Montana 1,042 1,765 $155K
North Dakota 988 1,692 $163K
Vermont 663 1,130 $96.9K
Alaska 285 475 $51.5K
Wyoming 231 424 $41.5K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 FLUOCINONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DMITRIY ELKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled310

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled308

BROOKLYN

New York

BARRY SARKELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled307

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

SELIM INEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled304

RIVERSIDE

California

SID DANESH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled303

SAN GABRIEL

California

LEON SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled303

SAN BERNARDINO

California

KENRICK ROBERTS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled299

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

EARL WALKER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled299

COLUMBUS

Ohio

HAI NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

OAKLAND

California

RICHARD ASHACK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled294

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled292

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID ALTMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled290

WARREN

Michigan

TU TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

SAN DIEGO

California

DAVID O'DONNELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled287

SAGINAW

Michigan

DAVID ELBAUM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled286

BAKERSFIELD

California

KWANGSU KIM DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled286

TUCKAHOE

New York

LAMAR NELSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled285

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL BUKHALO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled284

ARLINGTON HTS

Illinois

ANNA WONG FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled284

LOS ANGELES

California

THAI TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

SAN JOSE

California

JAMES POULTON MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled281

BALTIMORE

Maryland

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled281

SAN DIEGO

California

NADINE SIDRICK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled279

SAN DIEGO

California

CHRIST TICORAS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled279

MANSFIELD

Ohio