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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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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

406K

2011

461K

2012

507K

2013

466K

2014

371K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$15.8M

2011

$26.6M

2012

$66.3M

2013

$87.2M

2014

$61.6M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$12

2011

$14

2012

$20

2013

$28

2014

$46

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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
SYED HAMZAVI MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled59

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

ELIZABETH ARRINGTON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

PALM HARBOR

Florida

GOPAL PATEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY MIDDLETON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JANELLE VEGA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

SAMI ABBASI DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

BROWNSTOWN TWP

Michigan

JEROME POTOZKIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

DANVILLE

California

RONALD HARRIS M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled59

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

GUSTAVO MARTINEZ TAPIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled59

MIAMI

Florida

CARLTON FAULK MEDICAL DOCTOR

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

JASPER

Georgia

FRANKIE RHOLDON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

CYNTHIA HARRINGTON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

DENTON

Texas

WILLIAM COKER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

HAMPTON

Virginia

KATHY VINCENT APRN, NP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

MATHEW VARGHESE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID GROTH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

RICHFIELD

Minnesota

JAY LEVIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled58

ATLANTA

Georgia

NIZAR MAKAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled58

BELLINGHAM

Washington

ASHLEY WALKER D.O

Dermatology

Claims Filled58

GASTONIA

North Carolina

ASHLYN CROSS ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled58

RICHMOND

Virginia

MELODY STONE MD

Claims Filled58

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

RICHARD FEINSTEIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN ROBISON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled58

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

CHARLES GROPPER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled58

BRONX

New York

LYNN BEARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

BRIGHAM CITY

Utah