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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
LYMARIE AGUILA GONZALEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled232

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOHN LUCKASEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled231

OMAHA

Nebraska

KEITH MACKENZIE D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled230

PRESCOTT

Arizona

JENNIFER LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled227

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ANA DIAZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled227

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CORNELIUS BROOKE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled224

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

LUIS SUAREZ-REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled222

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

MICHAEL HOHNADEL DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled220

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

MARTIN SCHIFF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled220

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

ALLEN FLOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled219

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

RONALD HALL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled216

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT DEBELLEVUE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled215

KENNER

Louisiana

JAMES KYLER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled214

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MELISSA KNUCKLES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled211

CORBIN

Kentucky

DAVID ELBAUM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled210

BAKERSFIELD

California

WALTER BROOKS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled209

ROCHESTER

New York

JAMES YECKLEY M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled207

SAVANNAH

Georgia

DAVID GROTH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled207

RICHFIELD

Minnesota

OLIVER DRABKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled207

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

MANUEL MESIROW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled207

TINLEY PARK

Illinois

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled206

YORK

Pennsylvania

JAMES PARLIAMENT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

RICHMOND

Indiana

DANIEL MARSHALL MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled204

GRETNA

Louisiana

JOHN HAMILL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled203

HUDSON

Florida

THOMAS LERNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled203

BELLFLOWER

California