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Prescriber Checkup » DESONIDE

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
ROBERT GREENBERG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

SAN RAMON

California

CHARLES MAURO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

HILO

Hawaii

DOUGLAS MILLER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

FORT WORTH

Texas

JUST BRAHMATEWARI MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled157

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN HAMILL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled155

HUDSON

Florida

OLIVER DRABKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled155

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

DEAN HEARNE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled154

DUBLIN

Ohio

KEITH MACKENZIE D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled154

PRESCOTT

Arizona

ROBERT HENDERSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled153

ALABASTER

Alabama

JANE LYNCH

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled153

WAYNESBORO

Virginia

LUBA SCHERSCHUN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled151

TROY

Michigan

KENRICK ROBERTS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled151

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

NORMAN FRIEDMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled150

FORT WALTON BEACH

Florida

ABRAHAM FREILICH M.D. PC

Specialist

Claims Filled150

BROOKLYN

New York

SUBASH RAMCHAND MD

Claims Filled149

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

ROBERT STASZEWSKI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled149

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MICHAEL BERNHARDT MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled148

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

PAMELA LEVE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

ROCHESTER

New York

KENNETH DORSEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES YECKLEY M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled146

SAVANNAH

Georgia

GLENN GART MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

BRISTOL

Connecticut

ZACHARY COOPER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled145

SONORA

California

JOSEPH WOJCIECHOWSKI MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled144

ROCHESTER

New York

RANON MANN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled144

BRONX

New York

KIRSTEN FLYNN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled144

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona