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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
KIN LAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

NEW YORK

New York

JERRY HAHN MD

Claims Filled159

ROMNEY

West Virginia

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled159

WESTLAND

Michigan

JOHN LEGERE D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

BEATRIZ MENDEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled155

JAMAICA

New York

MARY SHEEHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled153

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ADAM NOVAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled151

MONTCLAIR

California

JOHN RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL BERNHARDT MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled150

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DAVID DORTON DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

PORT RICHEY

Florida

SHARON SCHERL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

TENAFLY

New Jersey

JANICE CHEUNG PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled147

BROOKLYN

New York

FRANCISCO KERDEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

KENNETH ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

JEFFREY THOMPSON DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled140

MURRYSVILLE

Pennsylvania

COLE LUNDQUIST MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled140

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

JOSE DELEON DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled140

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT SODERSTROM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled138

FLINT

Michigan

PETER DEMOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

EDWARD BONDI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled136

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RONALD HIGGINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled136

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled136

SAGINAW

Michigan

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

NORTHRIDGE

California

STEPHEN SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

A.. MASTEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

MILFORD

Delaware