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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

507K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 333 of 3238

$66.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 297 of 3238

322,899
Patients

Rank: 210 of 3238

69,998
Prescribers

Rank: 316 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Desonate »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 39,745 59,872 $6.65M
Florida 34,199 54,424 $7.61M
New York 23,086 40,553 $6.24M
Texas 20,426 30,993 $4.14M
Michigan 13,537 21,266 $2.85M
Ohio 11,637 18,853 $2.56M
Pennsylvania 11,019 17,651 $2.58M
North Carolina 10,555 16,051 $2.22M
Massachusetts 8,943 14,238 $1.87M
Georgia 9,208 13,416 $1.83M
Louisiana 7,981 12,262 $1.61M
Virginia 7,134 10,734 $1.36M
Washington 6,978 10,609 $1.13M
Illinois 6,892 10,592 $1.27M
Tennessee 7,028 10,561 $1.29M
New Jersey 6,569 10,210 $1.46M
Kentucky 6,002 9,592 $1.3M
Indiana 6,139 9,425 $1.2M
Wisconsin 5,749 9,019 $1.06M
Minnesota 5,416 8,436 $1.02M
Alabama 5,358 8,283 $1.18M
Maryland 4,989 7,807 $1.05M
Missouri 4,453 6,950 $954K
Arizona 4,648 6,597 $744K
South Carolina 3,572 5,530 $725K
Connecticut 3,344 5,098 $614K
Arkansas 2,938 4,470 $544K
Colorado 2,946 4,466 $511K
Oregon 2,993 4,441 $483K
Iowa 2,591 4,150 $504K
Oklahoma 2,266 3,672 $504K
Nebraska 2,210 3,591 $466K
Utah 2,247 3,232 $398K
Mississippi 2,074 3,177 $381K
West Virginia 1,805 2,890 $385K
Hawaii 1,965 2,852 $284K
Kansas 1,843 2,731 $311K
Nevada 1,756 2,631 $352K
Idaho 1,609 2,360 $285K
Maine 1,431 2,286 $263K
Rhode Island 1,075 1,847 $257K
New Hampshire 1,047 1,567 $172K
District of Columbia 814 1,485 $179K
New Mexico 937 1,383 $153K
Montana 794 1,223 $135K
South Dakota 724 1,062 $129K
Delaware 661 1,023 $131K
North Dakota 478 668 $96.8K
Vermont 319 468 $49.6K
Wyoming 238 313 $30.2K
Alaska 133 204 $28.8K
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 DESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LUZ FIGUEROA - GUZMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled282

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ELENA NOGALES PEREZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled278

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

STEVEN MACKEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled277

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

JOHN PURCELL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled275

CLIFTON PARK

New York

MICHAEL BERNHARDT MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled275

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

IRA THORLA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled274

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DOUGLAS ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled274

BRONX

New York

TIMOTHY WOOD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled274

MANSFIELD

Ohio

JAMES ALTICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled272

MONROE

Louisiana

MICHAEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled271

ORLANDO

Florida

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled267

MCALLEN

Texas

RUSSELL MADER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled266

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

PAUL LONG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled264

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM SHARRA III MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled261

FONTANA

California

ERIC BUSSEAR P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled253

MIAMI

Florida

DRORE EISEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled252

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ANJALI SINGH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled249

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

MARTIN CLAIBORNE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled246

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

LEYDA BOWES MD

Claims Filled246

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MARK KING M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled246

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

DIANETTE VAZQUEZ M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled243

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

BRUCE PARK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled240

LA PALMA

California

PAMELA LEVE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled240

ROCHESTER

New York

ERIK SORENSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled238

LAKEWOOD

California

DORIS MOLINA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled234

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico