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Prescriber Checkup » DEXAMETHASONE

DEXAMETHASONE

Treats inflammation and many other medical problems. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

288K
Medicare Part D Claims
$7.29M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Puerto Rico 59,026 $1.41M
California 39,798 $557K
Florida 31,987 $477K
New York 28,658 $381K
Texas 26,168 $299K
Pennsylvania 24,386 $322K
Ohio 20,702 $272K
Illinois 18,925 $235K
North Carolina 16,724 $209K
Georgia 15,853 $209K
Tennessee 13,153 $169K
Michigan 12,705 $168K
New Jersey 11,411 $138K
Virginia 11,131 $158K
Missouri 10,909 $125K
Kentucky 10,240 $128K
Indiana 10,117 $117K
Wisconsin 9,643 $104K
Minnesota 9,435 $129K
Washington 9,408 $117K
Alabama 9,104 $86.7K
Arizona 8,865 $108K
Massachusetts 8,490 $113K
Louisiana 8,174 $80.6K
South Carolina 7,571 $95.3K
Mississippi 7,499 $73.1K
Arkansas 6,265 $73.4K
Colorado 6,250 $97.6K
Oregon 6,138 $71.5K
Oklahoma 5,820 $91.7K
Iowa 5,713 $65.9K
Maryland 5,354 $80.8K
Connecticut 5,142 $68K
Kansas 4,291 $45.9K
West Virginia 4,090 $46.6K
Nebraska 3,302 $36.7K
New Mexico 2,527 $33.7K
Nevada 2,506 $38.8K
Maine 2,481 $26.9K
Idaho 2,310 $31.9K
Utah 2,069 $26.6K
Rhode Island 1,851 $30.8K
New Hampshire 1,829 $24.4K
South Dakota 1,804 $21.9K
Hawaii 1,789 $23.4K
North Dakota 1,562 $15.2K
Delaware 1,411 $18.4K
Montana 1,277 $15.7K
Vermont 1,056 $11K
Wyoming 703 $7,259
District of Columbia 593 $8,291
Alaska 395 $4,689
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 DEXAMETHASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN KESSEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled572

HICKORY

North Carolina

DERRIS RAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled476

AMITE

Louisiana

JERRY CIOFFI DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled336

ORANGE PARK

Florida

SREEROOP SEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

HARTWELL

Georgia

DAVID FIESELER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled306

THOMASTON

Georgia

OLGA YARIGINA DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled284

LINCOLNWOOD

Illinois

RICKY DEERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled283

RAINSVILLE

Alabama

GREGORY MERRICK MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled281

WHEELING

West Virginia

DRORE EISEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled266

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled265

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled258

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

JESSE ROMEU-VELEZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled234

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

THOMAS IRWIN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled231

MARRERO

Louisiana

JOHN WON MD, DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled229

CARY

North Carolina

SYED RAZA M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled217

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROBERT DORMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

ARKADELPHIA

Arkansas

BIJAY NAIR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled205

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ESTON WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

LITTLE RIVER

South Carolina

ERNEST MOLLOHAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

LEXINGTON

Alabama

MARC UCCHINO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

COLUMBIANA

Ohio

BRIAN WAGGONER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

NAYEF RESK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

JOHN SHEA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled186

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MOHAMMAD SHAHZAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

DANVILLE

Kentucky

ARTHUR CARTER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled184

GREENSBORO

North Carolina