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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
STUART LEICHT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

LIAN JIE LI MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled56

PHILLIPSBURG

New Jersey

KEN TAKEGAMI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

TULLAHOMA

Tennessee

ANTHONY BADAME M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

SAN JOSE

California

GREGORY SIMPSON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

FRESNO

California

FREDERICK ROBERTS D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

LAPEER

Michigan

DANICA ALEXANDER D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

LAKE WORTH

Florida

DONALD WALTERS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ADRIAN GUEVARA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

EL PASO

Texas

KENNETH MAIOCCO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled56

BRIDGEPORT

Connecticut

DAVID MOSKOWITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

OAKLAND

California

ROBERT JONES M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

JACKSON

Tennessee

JAMES VANCE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

WAYZATA

Minnesota

SCOTT ROSS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

NAPLES

Florida

GARY COX MD

General Practice

Claims Filled56

VICTORIA

Texas

EUGEN LUIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MIAMI

Florida

ALFREDO BRAND MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

HILTON HEAD ISLAND

South Carolina

SUSAN BOIKO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

SAN DIEGO

California

DAVID KERR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

DENVER

Colorado

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled56

HIALEAH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER GODFREY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

SYED KHADER DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled55

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

IRENE EDWARDS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled55

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

HERBERT HOLMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled55

CASTRO VALLEY

California

WILLIAM WRAY MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SPOKANE

Washington