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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
DAVID CARRICO OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled169

PARIS

Tennessee

BARRETT GINSBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled169

FORT MYERS

Florida

EDWARD RIEGEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled169

BRENTWOOD

New York

DAVID MALITZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled167

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

CAROLYN SAKAUYE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled167

FRESNO

California

RENNY LEVY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled166

SANTA FE

New Mexico

BARRY WEINSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled165

SAN DIEGO

California

MAX CORNDORF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled165

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DAVID BOES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled164

GREAT FALLS

Montana

HASSAN TAVAKKOLI D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled164

PLANTATION

Florida

WILLIAM LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled163

ATLANTA

Georgia

HAROLD KUSHNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled163

HOLLY HILL

Florida

JAMES BRANCH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled162

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

ROBERT ARFFA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled161

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

RAYMOND SHELTON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled160

MONROVIA

California

GERALD HOBSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled159

PHOENIX

Arizona

WILLIAM PEREZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled158

METAIRIE

Louisiana

KENNETH MORTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled157

BELLEVUE

Washington

SCOTT ALLAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled157

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

WILLIAM LAHNERS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled155

VENICE

Florida

KEITH MORTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

SPOKANE

Washington

STEVEN BRAUNSTEIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled152

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

JASON DARLINGTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled152

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

NARENDRA PATEL M.D.

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled152

EL CENTRO

California

MICHAEL HATER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled151

CINCINNATI

Ohio