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DESONIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

443K
Medicare Part D Claims
$25.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 54,135 $2.48M
Florida 54,022 $3.48M
New York 34,592 $2.3M
Texas 25,061 $1.59M
Ohio 17,672 $973K
Michigan 16,004 $890K
Pennsylvania 15,831 $1.04M
North Carolina 13,488 $852K
Georgia 12,437 $852K
Massachusetts 12,335 $631K
Louisiana 11,589 $734K
Virginia 10,583 $566K
Washington 10,441 $446K
Illinois 9,995 $492K
New Jersey 9,331 $598K
Tennessee 9,229 $510K
Indiana 8,627 $481K
Kentucky 8,275 $425K
Wisconsin 8,172 $403K
Minnesota 7,811 $357K
Alabama 7,265 $484K
Maryland 7,092 $428K
Missouri 6,980 $423K
Arizona 5,543 $283K
South Carolina 5,384 $309K
Connecticut 4,716 $240K
Arkansas 4,647 $236K
Iowa 4,249 $205K
Oregon 4,048 $180K
Colorado 4,040 $166K
Oklahoma 4,003 $304K
Nebraska 3,581 $205K
Mississippi 3,163 $181K
Hawaii 3,053 $124K
Utah 2,859 $144K
Kansas 2,681 $138K
West Virginia 2,648 $146K
Idaho 2,489 $139K
Nevada 2,285 $131K
Maine 2,067 $109K
Rhode Island 1,811 $108K
New Hampshire 1,579 $77K
New Mexico 1,450 $71.5K
District of Columbia 1,366 $58.8K
Montana 1,176 $61.2K
South Dakota 925 $46.9K
Delaware 775 $45.5K
North Dakota 514 $24.1K
Vermont 494 $24.2K
Wyoming 327 $13.1K
Alaska 196 $13.4K
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 DESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELENA NOGALES PEREZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled295

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

DORIS MOLINA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled289

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JANICE CHEUNG PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled289

BROOKLYN

New York

MANUEL MESIROW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled288

TINLEY PARK

Illinois

LYMARIE AGUILA GONZALEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled284

MANATI

Puerto Rico

LAWRENCE BLASIK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled283

PORT ORANGE

Florida

JAMES PARLIAMENT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled278

RICHMOND

Indiana

WILLIAM GALLAGHER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled275

BANGOR

Maine

DOUGLAS ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled275

BRONX

New York

HECTOR HERNANDEZ ALVAREZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled273

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LEYDA BOWES MD

Claims Filled271

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MARTIN CLAIBORNE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled264

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JANY SANCHEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled264

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL HUIE M.D., PH.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled263

HALF MOON BAY

California

ANJALI SINGH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled262

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

ANA DIAZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled260

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

IRA THORLA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled260

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DAVID ELBAUM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled257

BAKERSFIELD

California

RICHARD PARKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

SAVANNAH

Georgia

JAMES ALTICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled252

MONROE

Louisiana

ANDY GREEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled251

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CHERYL HULL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled248

ROGERS

Arkansas

HYUN-SOO LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled247

FLUSHING

New York

FRANCIS CABAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled247

BRANDON

Florida

MICHAEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled237

ORLANDO

Florida