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FLUOROMETHOLONE

Treats certain types of eye problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

293K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 439 of 3238

$3.97M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1070 of 3238

155,082
Patients

Rank: 326 of 3238

28,488
Prescribers

Rank: 499 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,780 40,951 $567K
New York 11,978 23,900 $302K
Florida 12,063 21,950 $300K
Texas 6,973 13,053 $189K
Pennsylvania 5,955 12,720 $156K
Ohio 4,329 8,637 $111K
Michigan 4,479 8,279 $116K
North Carolina 4,349 8,046 $107K
New Jersey 3,984 7,920 $104K
Tennessee 4,069 7,177 $104K
Missouri 3,293 6,772 $91.6K
Alabama 3,211 6,615 $96.7K
Illinois 3,356 6,154 $83K
Georgia 3,370 6,141 $80.2K
Minnesota 2,650 5,919 $80K
Virginia 2,776 5,304 $81.3K
Louisiana 2,660 5,034 $72.2K
Washington 2,869 5,029 $67.9K
Massachusetts 2,423 4,961 $75.2K
Indiana 2,432 4,494 $63.6K
Colorado 2,336 4,482 $65.1K
Wisconsin 2,043 4,464 $63.2K
Arizona 2,424 4,443 $51.3K
South Carolina 1,995 3,555 $49.9K
Kentucky 1,789 3,388 $52.4K
Iowa 1,427 3,252 $44.2K
Oregon 1,561 2,858 $40.1K
Connecticut 1,582 2,763 $36.2K
West Virginia 1,176 2,603 $46.5K
Kansas 1,365 2,480 $34.5K
Mississippi 1,514 2,415 $34K
Arkansas 1,259 2,306 $33.7K
Maryland 1,000 1,984 $27.6K
Nebraska 922 1,912 $27.2K
Oklahoma 1,081 1,869 $25.6K
South Dakota 799 1,660 $24.7K
Nevada 860 1,468 $18.4K
New Mexico 655 1,247 $17.5K
Utah 667 1,230 $16.5K
North Dakota 430 1,043 $14.4K
Idaho 615 1,001 $14.2K
New Hampshire 479 977 $12.2K
Rhode Island 532 970 $13.3K
Maine 476 961 $12.7K
Hawaii 512 731 $9,541
Montana 403 672 $8,932
Delaware 415 640 $7,879
Vermont 223 391 $5,013
Wyoming 141 220 $2,993
Alaska 66 107 $1,391
District of Columbia 53 97 $1,592
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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Top prescribers for FLUOROMETHOLONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICHARD DUFFEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled492

MOBILE

Alabama

RICHARD CAPE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled484

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

FRANCISCO MONSERRATE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled482

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

NESTOR VAZQUEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled479

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CESAR QUINONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled472

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

GARY TANNER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled472

YORKTOWN

Virginia

IRVIN COLLADO ROSAS MD

Optometrist

Claims Filled470

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

MELVIN HALLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled468

ASTORIA

New York

MATTHEW BERNSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled458

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES KAISER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled456

MIAMI

Florida

CESAR CHAVEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled453

EL CENTRO

California

EDUARDO MACIAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled443

RIVERSIDE

California

CATHERINE NEWTON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled434

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CHARLES JONES M.D,.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled430

MOBILE

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER CROASDALE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled427

MADISON

Wisconsin

EDWARD BRAUNSTEIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled427

MARLBORO

New Jersey

LAURENCE WEISSMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled425

FLUSHING

New York

PEDRO VARGAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled423

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RICHMOND ROESKE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled421

UPLAND

California

PAUL WRIGHT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled408

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

RAUL NOY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled401

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

STEVEN JOHNSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled400

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

VALERIANO ALICEA-CRUZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled391

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled389

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

ANIL SHIVARAM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled385

CLAREMONT

California