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DESONIDE

Relieves the itching, dryness, redness, and swelling caused by skin problems such as atopic dermatitis. This medicine is a steroid. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

507K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 333 of 3238

$66.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 297 of 3238

322,899
Patients

Rank: 210 of 3238

69,998
Prescribers

Rank: 316 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Desonate »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 39,745 59,872 $6.65M
Florida 34,199 54,424 $7.61M
New York 23,086 40,553 $6.24M
Texas 20,426 30,993 $4.14M
Michigan 13,537 21,266 $2.85M
Ohio 11,637 18,853 $2.56M
Pennsylvania 11,019 17,651 $2.58M
North Carolina 10,555 16,051 $2.22M
Massachusetts 8,943 14,238 $1.87M
Georgia 9,208 13,416 $1.83M
Louisiana 7,981 12,262 $1.61M
Virginia 7,134 10,734 $1.36M
Washington 6,978 10,609 $1.13M
Illinois 6,892 10,592 $1.27M
Tennessee 7,028 10,561 $1.29M
New Jersey 6,569 10,210 $1.46M
Kentucky 6,002 9,592 $1.3M
Indiana 6,139 9,425 $1.2M
Wisconsin 5,749 9,019 $1.06M
Minnesota 5,416 8,436 $1.02M
Alabama 5,358 8,283 $1.18M
Maryland 4,989 7,807 $1.05M
Missouri 4,453 6,950 $954K
Arizona 4,648 6,597 $744K
South Carolina 3,572 5,530 $725K
Connecticut 3,344 5,098 $614K
Arkansas 2,938 4,470 $544K
Colorado 2,946 4,466 $511K
Oregon 2,993 4,441 $483K
Iowa 2,591 4,150 $504K
Oklahoma 2,266 3,672 $504K
Nebraska 2,210 3,591 $466K
Utah 2,247 3,232 $398K
Mississippi 2,074 3,177 $381K
West Virginia 1,805 2,890 $385K
Hawaii 1,965 2,852 $284K
Kansas 1,843 2,731 $311K
Nevada 1,756 2,631 $352K
Idaho 1,609 2,360 $285K
Maine 1,431 2,286 $263K
Rhode Island 1,075 1,847 $257K
New Hampshire 1,047 1,567 $172K
District of Columbia 814 1,485 $179K
New Mexico 937 1,383 $153K
Montana 794 1,223 $135K
South Dakota 724 1,062 $129K
Delaware 661 1,023 $131K
North Dakota 478 668 $96.8K
Vermont 319 468 $49.6K
Wyoming 238 313 $30.2K
Alaska 133 204 $28.8K
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 DESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEJANDRO PEDROZO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled2,358

MIAMI

Florida

PETER TENG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled904

HIALEAH

Florida

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled834

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID COHEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled658

HEWLETT

New York

JIAN CUI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled611

FLUSHING

New York

OSCAR SAFFOLD MD

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled527

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ANTHONY PERRI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled502

CONROE

Texas

HUACHEN WEI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled485

ELMHURST

New York

MAREK STAWISKI MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled483

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JOSHUA BERLIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled479

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM EAST

Dermatology

Claims Filled450

AMARILLO

Texas

CRAIG BURKHART M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled407

SYLVANIA

Ohio

KIN YIP CHAN RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled387

FLUSHING

New York

JERRY CHARNECO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled382

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JANY SANCHEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled379

MIAMI

Florida

ZUZEL GASCON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled361

MIRAMAR

Florida

MICHAEL HUIE M.D., PH.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled354

HALF MOON BAY

California

HECTOR HERNANDEZ ALVAREZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled353

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH SEBER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled319

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MARK WEINSTEIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled317

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROBERT JONES MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled317

MARRERO

Louisiana

HYUN-SOO LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled315

FLUSHING

New York

ROBERT AVERILL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled305

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts

DAVID O'DONNELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled304

SAGINAW

Michigan

STEPHEN MILROY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled283

CHARLESTON

West Virginia