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DEXAMETHASONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

500K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.36M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 43,094 $593K
Florida 34,535 $506K
New York 32,944 $524K
Texas 27,594 $294K
Pennsylvania 26,630 $311K
Ohio 22,181 $291K
Illinois 19,841 $237K
North Carolina 18,571 $225K
Georgia 16,590 $214K
Michigan 15,252 $197K
Tennessee 14,487 $174K
New Jersey 14,369 $192K
Virginia 12,067 $167K
Missouri 11,448 $138K
Kentucky 11,044 $134K
Wisconsin 10,744 $115K
Massachusetts 10,624 $139K
Indiana 10,513 $127K
Washington 10,205 $116K
Minnesota 9,940 $130K
Arizona 9,607 $117K
Alabama 9,398 $91.1K
Louisiana 8,319 $78.8K
South Carolina 8,085 $90.9K
Mississippi 7,447 $70.8K
Colorado 6,876 $130K
Oregon 6,672 $76.2K
Arkansas 6,562 $67.8K
Connecticut 6,214 $88.5K
Iowa 6,073 $73.1K
Maryland 5,812 $85.7K
Oklahoma 5,702 $85.1K
Kansas 4,355 $47.9K
West Virginia 4,221 $48K
Nebraska 3,442 $36.8K
Nevada 2,995 $46.2K
New Mexico 2,755 $31.4K
Maine 2,720 $30.8K
Idaho 2,523 $32K
Utah 2,253 $26.1K
Rhode Island 2,044 $31.8K
New Hampshire 1,929 $25.3K
South Dakota 1,879 $20.8K
Hawaii 1,742 $17.5K
Delaware 1,565 $19K
North Dakota 1,442 $13.4K
Montana 1,419 $17K
Vermont 1,178 $14.7K
Wyoming 924 $10.2K
District of Columbia 572 $8,292
Alaska 379 $4,516
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
JESUS VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled687

FLORIDA

Puerto Rico

JOHN KESSEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled612

HICKORY

North Carolina

ARMANDO CARDONA-RAMIREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled598

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RICARDO SANTIAGO MD

Rehabilitation Practitioner

Claims Filled577

REGO PARK

New York

JERRY CIOFFI DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled488

ORANGE PARK

Florida

DERRIS RAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled467

AMITE

Louisiana

BRIAN WAGGONER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled427

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled303

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

GREGORY MERRICK MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled287

WHEELING

West Virginia

SARAH WAHEED MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled286

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RICKY DEERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled278

RAINSVILLE

Alabama

DRORE EISEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled271

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled265

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

OLGA YARIGINA DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled259

LINCOLNWOOD

Illinois

DAVID FIESELER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

THOMASTON

Georgia

MANUEL MARCANO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled253

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RAMON GERENA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled248

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO LONGO M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled248

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

REYNALDO GOMEZ ADROVER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled247

MANATI

Puerto Rico

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled245

HEMET

California

MARC UCCHINO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled245

COLUMBIANA

Ohio

JOSE PEREZ VALENTIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled245

ADJUNTAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled242

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

ERNEST MOLLOHAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

LEXINGTON

Alabama