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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
PAULINE REOHR M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

LAURA TAYLOR MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled64

FORT MYERS

Florida

SAMUEL SANCHEZ RIVERA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

SCHIELD WIKAS D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled64

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

MANUEL GUZMAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled64

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ERIN CUNNINGHAM PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled64

PORTLAND

Oregon

MICHAEL GOLDFARB M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

DEARBORN

Michigan

LEWIS SLAWSKY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

PHYLLIS MURPHY MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled64

CLEARWATER

Florida

FRED FENDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

MERIDIAN

Idaho

DAVID ALTMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

CHRISTOPHER MOELLER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

WICHITA

Kansas

SHANNON WATKINS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

JOSEPH GRETZULA DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

DUANE MORTENSON P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled64

TUCSON

Arizona

JOHN ABIDE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled64

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

JAMIE STURM PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled63

CANANDAIGUA

New York

THOMAS BADEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled63

MORGANTON

North Carolina

JAMES SIMONS MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled63

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

PAUL SMULLEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

ROKSOLANA KUCHMA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled63

ROCHESTER

New York

TONY NELSON PA-C, MPAS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled63

TAMPA

Florida

MARK REISMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled63

OAKLAND

California

MICHAEL LOREK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled63

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

RUBEN MORENO MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled63

PALM BAY

Florida