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DESONIDE

Relieves the itching, dryness, redness, and swelling caused by skin problems such as atopic dermatitis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

466K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 359 of 3362

$87.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 264 of 3362

291,408
Patients

Rank: 236 of 3362

70,719
Prescribers

Rank: 328 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 34,338 53,154 $9.14M
Florida 30,614 49,615 $9.89M
New York 24,224 43,574 $9M
Texas 17,695 27,213 $5.27M
Michigan 11,568 19,251 $3.74M
Pennsylvania 10,819 16,942 $3.54M
Ohio 9,930 15,945 $3.04M
Massachusetts 9,127 14,732 $2.64M
North Carolina 9,142 13,959 $2.66M
Georgia 8,264 12,499 $2.32M
Louisiana 6,978 10,967 $2.07M
Illinois 7,006 10,668 $1.91M
Virginia 6,977 10,511 $1.85M
New Jersey 6,194 9,751 $1.89M
Washington 6,260 9,703 $1.54M
Tennessee 5,494 8,551 $1.56M
Indiana 5,300 8,401 $1.54M
Kentucky 5,014 8,245 $1.57M
Minnesota 4,967 7,828 $1.34M
Maryland 5,051 7,800 $1.5M
Wisconsin 4,625 7,516 $1.31M
Alabama 4,813 7,387 $1.44M
Arizona 4,698 6,628 $1.14M
Missouri 4,217 6,572 $1.28M
South Carolina 3,985 6,095 $1.14M
Connecticut 3,233 5,029 $833K
Colorado 2,929 4,491 $764K
Oregon 2,474 3,648 $574K
Arkansas 2,223 3,466 $590K
Iowa 2,000 3,279 $604K
Oklahoma 1,822 2,956 $577K
West Virginia 1,821 2,934 $534K
Utah 1,844 2,882 $491K
Mississippi 1,788 2,763 $494K
Hawaii 1,780 2,616 $446K
Nevada 1,725 2,502 $476K
Kansas 1,551 2,317 $393K
Nebraska 1,338 2,232 $441K
Idaho 1,410 2,133 $374K
Maine 1,206 1,890 $332K
Rhode Island 1,073 1,778 $298K
New Hampshire 1,109 1,691 $269K
District of Columbia 788 1,484 $254K
New Mexico 986 1,445 $252K
Montana 736 1,114 $166K
South Dakota 726 1,020 $171K
Delaware 641 980 $183K
North Dakota 381 600 $103K
Vermont 249 414 $71K
Wyoming 188 277 $37.9K
Alaska 135 212 $33.4K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
DOUGLAS JOHNSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled175

HONOLULU

Hawaii

THOMAS DOWNHAM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

TAYLOR

Michigan

DONALD WALTERS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN MINNI D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

STUART

Florida

ANITA PEDVIS-LEFTICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled171

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

DAVID LATONI MALDONADO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled171

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL BERNHARDT MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled171

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DAMARIS TORRES PAOLI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

STEVEN MACKEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

JOHN DEBELLO DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled170

BRONX

New York

FERNANDO CALERO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled168

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

THOMAS BENDER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled168

MOBILE

Alabama

CARL JEAN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled168

BROOKLYN

New York

LESTER REESE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled165

ST LOUIS

Missouri

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled164

YORK

Pennsylvania

DONNY MEHRABI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled164

BEVERLY HILLS

California

KELLY GALLINA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled164

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

JANE LYNCH

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled164

WAYNESBORO

Virginia

SIDNEY SMITH M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled164

SAVANNAH

Georgia

FRANCIS CABAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled162

BRANDON

Florida

JENNIFER RULLAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled161

CHULA VISTA

California

RUBE PARDO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GERARD LEOTAUD D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled160

BROOKLYN

New York

IRWIN HAMETZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

WILLIAM FELICIANO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico