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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
STEPHEN MCASKILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

DELAND

Florida

MATHEW VARGHESE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled132

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGE WEINBERGER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled130

NORTH PLAINFIELD

New Jersey

AUSAMA ALKHOURY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled127

LOS ANGELES

California

DUC PHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

HOUSTON

Texas

KENT TAULBEE M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled126

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

KIMBERLY SHAW PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled126

CHICAGO

Illinois

CURTIS HAWKINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled124

AKRON

Ohio

STEVEN SHUMER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled124

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

HOWARD GOLDBERG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled124

SWAMPSCOTT

Massachusetts

RAMON DELMONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

NEW YORK

New York

HAZEM SAMIR-MOEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Michigan

BOOTH DURHAM MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled121

TURNERSVILLE

New Jersey

MARK QUARTERMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled121

ANDERSON

South Carolina

EMILIO LIMCHOA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

JOSHUA FOX MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled119

FRESH MEADOWS

New York

TIMOTHY BROWN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled118

LYNDORA

Pennsylvania

ROBERT HENDERSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled116

ALABASTER

Alabama

FRANCIS LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled116

DECATUR

Illinois

GREGORY HOUCK DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled116

ESTERO

Florida

AMIN HUBALLAH PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled116

DEARBORN

Michigan

LISA KUGELMAN MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled115

WEST HARTFORD

Connecticut

LISA PAWELSKI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled115

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

GLENN RUSSO M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled111

GRETNA

Louisiana