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Tacrolimus is a topical calcineurin inhibitor. It works by blocking the inflammatory process, so your skin won’t react as much to irritants that make your eczema worse. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tacrolimus

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

46K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 830 of 3238

$16.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 656 of 3238

27,754
Patients

Rank: 646 of 3238

14,547
Prescribers

Rank: 673 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Tacrolimus »

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Alternatives:

Elidel Westcort

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,291 6,791 $2.37M
New York 2,959 5,324 $2.18M
Florida 2,060 3,301 $1.25M
Texas 1,438 2,226 $790K
Ohio 1,077 1,785 $625K
Pennsylvania 1,126 1,770 $631K
Illinois 986 1,692 $575K
New Jersey 854 1,576 $599K
Michigan 903 1,447 $533K
Massachusetts 748 1,335 $480K
Minnesota 864 1,314 $450K
North Carolina 827 1,275 $517K
Oregon 566 937 $300K
Connecticut 527 932 $357K
Washington 545 892 $287K
Wisconsin 554 883 $291K
Maryland 495 819 $288K
Georgia 529 810 $300K
Virginia 460 730 $239K
Indiana 396 698 $242K
Arizona 440 666 $256K
Alabama 394 628 $234K
Missouri 383 622 $202K
Colorado 397 583 $200K
Tennessee 356 582 $200K
Louisiana 313 522 $213K
Hawaii 250 452 $191K
Kentucky 254 447 $199K
South Carolina 286 431 $184K
Iowa 222 389 $131K
Oklahoma 241 354 $120K
Kansas 179 307 $88.4K
West Virginia 170 289 $110K
Utah 158 262 $92.8K
Nevada 159 258 $98.8K
Rhode Island 132 231 $83.8K
Arkansas 132 213 $72.5K
New Hampshire 129 205 $70K
Mississippi 110 204 $89K
New Mexico 133 200 $73.2K
Nebraska 102 184 $60.8K
Idaho 91 176 $108K
District of Columbia 106 164 $66.7K
Delaware 117 158 $63.1K
Montana 87 150 $43.2K
North Dakota 84 143 $50.7K
South Dakota 85 124 $36.8K
Maine 90 117 $39.6K
Vermont 57 86 $24.4K
Alaska 33 82 $28.3K
Wyoming 24 45 $20.8K
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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