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DESOXIMETASONE

Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other skin problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

251K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 470 of 3238

$34.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 473 of 3238

141,481
Patients

Rank: 342 of 3238

48,323
Prescribers

Rank: 391 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug desoximetasone »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 16,248 33,428 $4.74M
Florida 10,781 18,264 $2.41M
Michigan 9,317 17,919 $3.12M
Pennsylvania 9,721 16,904 $2.32M
Ohio 9,573 16,328 $2.15M
New Jersey 7,952 14,695 $1.98M
California 7,959 14,680 $2.06M
Texas 8,170 13,398 $1.73M
Illinois 5,135 10,249 $1.44M
Alabama 3,661 6,011 $813K
Georgia 3,671 5,775 $728K
Indiana 3,619 5,660 $728K
Missouri 3,268 5,612 $737K
North Carolina 3,442 5,499 $761K
Massachusetts 2,984 5,177 $737K
South Carolina 2,586 4,591 $609K
Connecticut 2,805 4,489 $558K
Tennessee 2,732 4,365 $585K
Louisiana 2,406 3,944 $533K
Virginia 2,357 3,825 $502K
Kentucky 2,094 3,552 $494K
West Virginia 1,774 3,150 $422K
Wisconsin 1,774 3,105 $438K
Minnesota 1,753 3,014 $452K
Maryland 1,589 2,777 $403K
Washington 1,552 2,707 $344K
Arizona 1,452 2,302 $279K
Kansas 1,044 1,666 $192K
Hawaii 844 1,536 $174K
Nebraska 867 1,464 $168K
Oklahoma 810 1,422 $168K
Iowa 823 1,347 $147K
Mississippi 695 1,223 $147K
Colorado 648 1,128 $146K
Arkansas 619 1,078 $131K
Oregon 615 931 $98.1K
New Hampshire 508 798 $98.5K
Nevada 419 769 $89.1K
Rhode Island 385 707 $99.9K
Maine 309 563 $62.1K
Delaware 359 553 $73.2K
District of Columbia 270 485 $96.4K
North Dakota 221 368 $43.9K
Idaho 210 350 $39.6K
New Mexico 209 318 $38.7K
Vermont 168 307 $36.5K
South Dakota 174 267 $40.9K
Utah 174 267 $27.7K
Montana 138 234 $27.8K
Alaska 43 86 $9,371
Wyoming 25 35 $2,733
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 DESOXIMETASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAWRENCE SAMUELS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled254

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

DONALD SCHERMER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled252

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

HUY LE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

HOUSTON

Texas

YAN WANG FNP-BC, RN, MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled239

FLUSHING

New York

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled239

YORK

Pennsylvania

JOSHUA SHAPIRO R.P.A

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled229

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN SIMON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled214

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN SOWELL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled213

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

LAWRENCE STOKAR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled211

WHITE OAK

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL ENGELMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled195

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

ROBERT SCHWARZE D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled192

FLORISSANT

Missouri

FREDRIC ROSENBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled190

LAKEWOOD

California

ALI MAHMOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

DETROIT

Michigan

MAZHAR ELAMIR

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled186

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

EUGENE CHARDOUL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

FLINT

Michigan

HARRY SAPERSTEIN M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled179

BEVERLY HILLS

California

KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled177

DETROIT

Michigan

TERRY HADLEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled173

CONCORD

Massachusetts

PERCY MAY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled171

CHICAGO

Illinois

GREGORY RIVERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled171

NEW YORK

New York

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

MIAMI

Florida

FRANK CASTIGLIONE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

HAMDEN

Connecticut

JOHN PURCELL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled166

CLIFTON PARK

New York

KEITH PICOU MD

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled166

MCALLEN

Texas

STEPHEN MILROY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled164

CHARLESTON

West Virginia