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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
CARLOS MONTOYA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled195

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

LIEN NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled195

SAN JOSE

California

SANDRA EVERETT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled194

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

ROBERT WELCH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled187

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

NICHOLAS RADER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled187

GREENWOOD

Indiana

ARTHUR EDELSTEIN M.D.

Optometrist, Vision Therapy

Claims Filled184

LYNWOOD

California

DAVID KWIAT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled184

AMSTERDAM

New York

MARTIN SCHNEIDER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled182

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

DASA GANGADHAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled182

WICHITA

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER DEPALO D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled181

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

MICHAEL ROBERSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled181

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SADEER HANNUSH M.D.

Claims Filled180

LANGHORNE

Pennsylvania

VIKAS CHOPRA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled180

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS MONTOYA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled176

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

THOMAS CAMPBELL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled175

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

DAVID VASTINE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled173

OAKLAND

California

MAZIN YALDO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled173

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

ROBERT LEE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled173

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

DAI TRAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled173

ROSEMEAD

California

AMIN ASHRAFZADEH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled172

MODESTO

California

SCOTT SPECTOR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled171

NORWALK

Connecticut

WILLIAM SELF MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled171

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

PETER POLACK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled170

OCALA

Florida

OLI TRAUSTASON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled170

REDMOND

Oregon

CHERYL KAUFMANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled169

FLUSHING

New York