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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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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
ALAN PARKS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MARK BECHTEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL NAZARETH M.D./PH.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

PAUL LONG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

LUZ FIGUEROA - GUZMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

KENT AFTERGUT MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

CEDAR HILL

Texas

DANIEL HERRING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

PUI YIU WONG PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled156

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY WOLFF M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GEORGE MURAKAWA MD PHD

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

TROY

Michigan

TIMOTHY SALMON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled155

PEORIA

Arizona

RICHARD HORAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled155

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

SCOTT GUENTHNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled154

PLAINFIELD

Indiana

RONALD HALL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled153

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID BRACCIANO D.O.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled152

UNIVERSITY PARK

Florida

HILDAMARI JUSTINIANO GARCIA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled151

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

DEBORAH MENDELSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled151

PHOENIX

Arizona

KIRSTEN FLYNN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled150

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

ABDALLAH KHOURDAJI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled150

LODI

California

HOWARD ORIBA

Dermatology

Claims Filled150

MONTEREY

California

VERA SOONG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled149

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BETH DEL SAVIO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RYAN RAMAGOSA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

MOBILE

Alabama

RAYMOND SHULSTAD ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled148

TAMPA

Florida

DAVID SCHOENFELD M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

CARROLLTON

Georgia