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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

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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
ANDREW SIMKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled111

CHELMSFORD

Massachusetts

CASIA MOFFATT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled111

ROCHESTER

New York

LORI FRIEDMAN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled110

NEW YORK

New York

KAREN HARKAWAY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled110

DELRAN

New Jersey

JEFFREY TATAR RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled110

ROCHESTER

New York

DONALD WALTERS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled109

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROBERT FOGARI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled108

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

KURT PICKUS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled108

TORRANCE

California

FRANK TALIERCIO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled108

WHITE PLAINS

New York

MARK BECHTEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled108

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

THOMAS DAY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled106

BALTIMORE

Maryland

FELIX FLORIMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

NEWYORK

New York

SCHIELD WIKAS D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled104

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

FRED FIORAVANTI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

CABOT

Pennsylvania

NEIL NIREN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled104

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT DEBELLEVUE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled103

KENNER

Louisiana

THOMAS HABIF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled103

PORTSMOUTH

New Hampshire

MICHAEL MANCUSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled102

SOLON

Ohio

JAIME ROMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

ARUTYUN TOPSAKALYAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled102

GLENDALE

California

MARTIN PORCELLI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

POMONA

California

DANIEL GROISSER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled101

VERONA

New Jersey

SAM THOMPSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

ELMIRA

New York

VINCENT OSTROWSKI M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled101

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LILIAN GONZALEZ A.R.N.P

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled100

CORAL GABLES

Florida