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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

507K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 333 of 3238

$66.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 297 of 3238

322,899
Patients

Rank: 210 of 3238

69,998
Prescribers

Rank: 316 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Desonate »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 39,745 59,872 $6.65M
Florida 34,199 54,424 $7.61M
New York 23,086 40,553 $6.24M
Texas 20,426 30,993 $4.14M
Michigan 13,537 21,266 $2.85M
Ohio 11,637 18,853 $2.56M
Pennsylvania 11,019 17,651 $2.58M
North Carolina 10,555 16,051 $2.22M
Massachusetts 8,943 14,238 $1.87M
Georgia 9,208 13,416 $1.83M
Louisiana 7,981 12,262 $1.61M
Virginia 7,134 10,734 $1.36M
Washington 6,978 10,609 $1.13M
Illinois 6,892 10,592 $1.27M
Tennessee 7,028 10,561 $1.29M
New Jersey 6,569 10,210 $1.46M
Kentucky 6,002 9,592 $1.3M
Indiana 6,139 9,425 $1.2M
Wisconsin 5,749 9,019 $1.06M
Minnesota 5,416 8,436 $1.02M
Alabama 5,358 8,283 $1.18M
Maryland 4,989 7,807 $1.05M
Missouri 4,453 6,950 $954K
Arizona 4,648 6,597 $744K
South Carolina 3,572 5,530 $725K
Connecticut 3,344 5,098 $614K
Arkansas 2,938 4,470 $544K
Colorado 2,946 4,466 $511K
Oregon 2,993 4,441 $483K
Iowa 2,591 4,150 $504K
Oklahoma 2,266 3,672 $504K
Nebraska 2,210 3,591 $466K
Utah 2,247 3,232 $398K
Mississippi 2,074 3,177 $381K
West Virginia 1,805 2,890 $385K
Hawaii 1,965 2,852 $284K
Kansas 1,843 2,731 $311K
Nevada 1,756 2,631 $352K
Idaho 1,609 2,360 $285K
Maine 1,431 2,286 $263K
Rhode Island 1,075 1,847 $257K
New Hampshire 1,047 1,567 $172K
District of Columbia 814 1,485 $179K
New Mexico 937 1,383 $153K
Montana 794 1,223 $135K
South Dakota 724 1,062 $129K
Delaware 661 1,023 $131K
North Dakota 478 668 $96.8K
Vermont 319 468 $49.6K
Wyoming 238 313 $30.2K
Alaska 133 204 $28.8K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
JAMES BREEN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled188

DUNEDIN

Florida

JEFFREY RICHARDSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled185

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

ANDY GREEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled185

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RAYMOND SHULSTAD ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled184

TAMPA

Florida

ROBERT JONES M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled184

JACKSON

Tennessee

PINKAS LEBOVITS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled183

NEW YORK

New York

WEIMIN HU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled183

TUCSON

Arizona

JOSE RODRIGUEZ VALDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL CARUSO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

SUN CITY CENTER

Florida

KEITH LOVEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

ARTHUR SMITH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled179

LAKE WORTH

Florida

VERA SOONG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled177

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

THOMAS BENDER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled177

MOBILE

Alabama

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled177

ORANGE PARK

Florida

MICHELE HOLDER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled176

MENASHA

Wisconsin

ANITA PEDVIS-LEFTICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled176

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

RICHARD WALDMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled176

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

SCOTT GUENTHNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled176

PLAINFIELD

Indiana

ALAN ROCKOFF M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled175

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

HEATHER WOOLERY-LLOYD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled175

MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS MILLER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled175

FORT WORTH

Texas

ROBERT KALB MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled174

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

HIRAM RUIZ MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled174

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

GLENN RUSSO M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled174

GRETNA

Louisiana

KIRSTEN FLYNN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled174

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona