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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

233K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.97M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 41,650 $533K
New York 19,965 $245K
Florida 18,501 $233K
Pennsylvania 10,376 $119K
Texas 10,370 $141K
New Jersey 7,280 $89.8K
Ohio 7,224 $90K
North Carolina 6,558 $84.3K
Missouri 6,405 $83.8K
Tennessee 6,397 $86K
Michigan 6,255 $81.4K
Illinois 5,429 $68.8K
Minnesota 5,080 $61.7K
Georgia 4,988 $62.2K
Alabama 4,638 $62.1K
Washington 4,533 $58.1K
Louisiana 4,475 $55.2K
Virginia 4,341 $58.3K
Massachusetts 4,305 $56.2K
South Carolina 3,876 $49K
Wisconsin 3,832 $51.7K
Indiana 3,721 $50.1K
Colorado 3,708 $50.6K
Arizona 3,634 $42.8K
Iowa 2,896 $35.5K
Kentucky 2,865 $38.5K
Connecticut 2,572 $32.7K
Oregon 2,431 $31.5K
Mississippi 2,197 $28K
Arkansas 2,117 $27.3K
Kansas 1,882 $24.1K
West Virginia 1,819 $26.5K
Maryland 1,608 $22K
Oklahoma 1,598 $20.3K
Nebraska 1,523 $20.2K
Nevada 1,259 $15.1K
South Dakota 1,242 $16.3K
Utah 1,105 $14.1K
Rhode Island 1,102 $13.4K
Idaho 1,068 $14.6K
New Mexico 1,048 $14.2K
Maine 948 $11.8K
New Hampshire 948 $11.4K
North Dakota 749 $9,678
Hawaii 737 $9,657
Montana 611 $7,398
Delaware 429 $5,175
Vermont 295 $3,589
Wyoming 240 $3,198
Alaska 147 $2,202
District of Columbia 121 $1,830
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for FLUOROMETHOLONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STUART WINTHROP M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

SANTA BARBARA

California

JOSE COLON PEREZ MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled79

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RAFI ISRAEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

BEVERLY HILLS

California

SHYUN JENG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

TORRANCE

California

KEVIN YARYAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled79

CONNERSVILLE

Indiana

EHSAN SADRI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

NEWPORT BEACH

California

JOSEPH ARMSTRONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

BRISTOL

Tennessee

DANIEL GLANTZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

PLEASANTON

California

DAVID NELSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

ERICH GROOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SCOTT STEVENS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled78

BEND

Oregon

VINCENT RACHAL OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled78

GONZALES

Louisiana

SCOTT IHRKE OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled78

LE MARS

Iowa

THEODORE PERL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled78

FAIRFIELD

New Jersey

FEDERICO MAESTRE GRAU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled78

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ROBERT WELCH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

J BERBOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

FULLERTON

California

KURT BLAETTLER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled77

ANDERSON

South Carolina

GENA KIDD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

SCOTT STORCK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

DAYTON

Ohio

ALDEN HAUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled77

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

RALPH BISHOP M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

ITHACA

New York

JOEY HARRIS

Optometrist

Claims Filled77

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

ROBERT FABRICANT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

UPLAND

California

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

FLUSHING

New York