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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
ALEJANDRO PEDROZO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled2,339

MIAMI

Florida

PETER TENG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled961

HIALEAH

Florida

JIAN CUI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled727

FLUSHING

New York

HUACHEN WEI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled600

ELMHURST

New York

DAVID COHEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled533

HEWLETT

New York

WILLIAM EAST

Dermatology

Claims Filled468

AMARILLO

Texas

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled445

MIAMI

Florida

JANY SANCHEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled421

MIAMI

Florida

JERRY CHARNECO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled383

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL HUIE M.D., PH.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled356

HALF MOON BAY

California

MAREK STAWISKI MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled355

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

GEORGE VILLANUEVA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled354

PERRIS

California

ERIC BUSSEAR P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled336

MIAMI

Florida

HYUN-SOO LEE M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled330

ELMHURST

New York

ROBERT JONES MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled300

MARRERO

Louisiana

STEPHEN MILROY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled296

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ROBIN BAILEY PA-C, MPAS,

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled290

CLEARWATER

Florida

CRAIG BURKHART M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled281

SYLVANIA

Ohio

LEYDA BOWES MD

Claims Filled274

BOSTON

Massachusetts

GREGORY RIVERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled269

NEW YORK

New York

ALLEN FLOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled262

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

JOSHUA BERLIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled259

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

JOSEPH SEBER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled253

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DOUGLAS ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled253

BRONX

New York

HECTOR HERNANDEZ ALVAREZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled251

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico