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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
STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled175

YORK

Pennsylvania

LAWRENCE YELLEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

ERIC MOUM MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled171

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

MICHAEL HOHNADEL DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

KELLER

Texas

NOEL BROWN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled169

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

ROBERT SNYDER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled168

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

STACY FRANKEL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled168

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

DAVID O'DONNELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOSE RODRIGUEZ VALDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN XENIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

ROCHESTER

New York

BERT FRICHOT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

OMAHA

Nebraska

ROBERT NORMAN DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled166

TAMPA

Florida

JEFFREY RICHARDSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled166

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

MONTE FOX D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled165

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

DOUGLAS ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled165

BRONX

New York

FERNANDO DE LA CRUZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled165

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES KLEINBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled163

NEW YORK

New York

RICHARD FEINSTEIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled163

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH OVERTON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled162

COVINGTON

Georgia

PINKAS LEBOVITS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled161

NEW YORK

New York

MARIA GARCIA-CARDONA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled161

CLEARWATER

Florida

WALTER BROOKS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

ROCHESTER

New York

CHRISTOPHER FROST M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

SOMERSET

Kentucky

CHARLES MATHIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LEO SOTIRIOU MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled158

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah