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Prescriber Checkup » FLUOROMETHOLONE

FLUOROMETHOLONE

Treats certain types of eye problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

131K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.87M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 38,981 $505K
Puerto Rico 27,200 $310K
Florida 15,821 $197K
New York 14,942 $187K
Texas 9,360 $130K
Pennsylvania 9,146 $106K
Ohio 6,097 $79K
New Jersey 5,860 $73.3K
Missouri 5,452 $71.7K
North Carolina 5,393 $73.3K
Tennessee 5,227 $70.7K
Michigan 4,612 $62.6K
Illinois 4,436 $56.6K
Georgia 4,362 $54.6K
Alabama 4,174 $57.4K
Minnesota 4,121 $50.9K
Washington 3,895 $51K
Virginia 3,851 $51.1K
Louisiana 3,511 $43K
Massachusetts 3,501 $45.7K
Wisconsin 3,353 $44.4K
Indiana 3,135 $43.7K
Colorado 3,126 $44.7K
South Carolina 3,121 $41K
Arizona 3,071 $37.1K
Kentucky 2,614 $35.9K
Iowa 2,324 $29.1K
Oregon 2,017 $27.2K
Arkansas 1,979 $24.9K
Mississippi 1,883 $25.2K
Connecticut 1,764 $22.6K
Kansas 1,696 $22.4K
Oklahoma 1,485 $18.6K
West Virginia 1,445 $19.4K
Maryland 1,407 $19.2K
Idaho 1,140 $16.2K
Nebraska 1,139 $15.4K
South Dakota 1,138 $15.3K
New Mexico 908 $12.2K
Nevada 890 $10.4K
Rhode Island 842 $10.3K
Utah 797 $10.3K
New Hampshire 731 $8,856
Maine 725 $9,103
North Dakota 640 $8,641
Hawaii 556 $7,277
Montana 483 $5,938
Delaware 379 $4,534
Wyoming 202 $2,708
Vermont 184 $2,335
Alaska 153 $2,652
District of Columbia 71 $1,099
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 FLUOROMETHOLONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISTOPHER CROASDALE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled358

MADISON

Wisconsin

MELVIN HALLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled350

ASTORIA

New York

FRANCISCO GARCIA

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled345

SAN FRANCISCO

California

EMAD NAKKASH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled345

HAZEL PARK

Michigan

KEITH KENYON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled341

LOS ANGELES

California

CALVIN ENG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled324

MONTEREY PARK

California

LEONARDO VELAZQUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled320

NORTH DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

CHESTER ROE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled311

DENVER

Colorado

MARTA RECASENS M. D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled309

GLENDALE

California

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled300

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS COLON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled299

INDIANAPOLLIS

Indiana

YADAVINDER DANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled287

LA PALMA

California

RICHARD PADRON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled286

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RICHARD DUFFEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled279

MOBILE

Alabama

PAUL LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled274

GARDEN GROVE

California

HARRY EGGLESTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled269

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

JESSE DOVICH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled266

UPLAND

California

ROBERT INNOCENZI D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled265

CHINO

California

MARCOS LEMOR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled261

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD CAPE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled256

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JUDITH FLORES-GUERRA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled255

MIAMI

Florida

GREGORY GREEN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled254

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

ROSWELL PFISTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled246

VESTAVIA HILLS

Alabama

STEVEN JOHNSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled245

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

GEORGE FAVA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled244

LEBANON

Pennsylvania