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DESONIDE

Relieves the itching, dryness, redness, and swelling caused by skin problems such as atopic dermatitis. This medicine is a steroid. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

231K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 48,749 $1.57M
Florida 47,264 $1.94M
New York 30,649 $1.29M
Texas 22,255 $967K
Ohio 16,081 $583K
Puerto Rico 15,898 $734K
Pennsylvania 14,159 $619K
Michigan 12,382 $487K
North Carolina 12,067 $502K
Massachusetts 10,953 $383K
Georgia 10,820 $475K
Louisiana 9,721 $459K
Virginia 9,320 $349K
Washington 8,988 $254K
Illinois 8,838 $304K
Indiana 7,720 $302K
Tennessee 7,653 $309K
Kentucky 7,595 $306K
Minnesota 6,920 $236K
Wisconsin 6,891 $248K
New Jersey 6,786 $255K
Alabama 6,380 $284K
Missouri 6,246 $257K
Maryland 6,105 $246K
Arizona 5,196 $172K
South Carolina 4,980 $203K
Arkansas 4,214 $169K
Iowa 3,899 $123K
Connecticut 3,860 $127K
Oklahoma 3,750 $188K
Oregon 3,747 $117K
Colorado 3,501 $107K
Nebraska 3,349 $148K
Mississippi 2,899 $114K
Hawaii 2,746 $80.9K
Utah 2,606 $91.9K
West Virginia 2,461 $92.9K
Kansas 2,384 $87.1K
Idaho 2,173 $89.7K
Nevada 2,013 $70K
Maine 1,840 $73.2K
Rhode Island 1,723 $69.4K
New Hampshire 1,306 $43.2K
District of Columbia 1,299 $42.6K
New Mexico 1,243 $41.4K
Montana 1,078 $40K
South Dakota 866 $33.6K
Delaware 693 $24.4K
Vermont 497 $16.3K
North Dakota 479 $17.2K
Wyoming 244 $7,046
Alaska 159 $7,071
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 DESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

HARLINGEN

Texas

THERESA HARRIS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

BARDSTOWN

Kentucky

DON REESE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

HOPE GRUBER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

RION FORCONI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

LAKE MARY

Florida

LAN TRUONG PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

DANIEL KESSEL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HAMILTON SQUARE

New Jersey

TABITHA HENDERSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

COCOA

Florida

JANA ALLEN RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BROCKPORT

New York

KELLY KINSLEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

ARCATA

California

THOMAS TAYLOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

PENINA BURNSTEIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

B REAMS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

CHRISTOPHER REHME M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

GRETCHEN ZIRBEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

STEVEN GREKIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

WARREN

Michigan

OSCAR SOTELO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MCALLEN

Texas

JEREMY MORGAN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BLUEFIELD

Virginia

THI TRAN DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

THE VILLAGES

Florida

TERRENCE CRONIN MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MELBOURNE

Florida

LORI-ANN WILCOX MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Arizona

PATRICIA CEBALLOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida