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BETAMETHASONE VALERATE

Treats swelling and itching of the skin. This medicine is a corticosteroid. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

243K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 476 of 3238

$10M
Retail Cost

Rank: 787 of 3238

136,063
Patients

Rank: 347 of 3238

55,898
Prescribers

Rank: 364 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Michigan 9,232 18,909 $740K
New York 9,295 18,024 $887K
Pennsylvania 8,804 16,519 $627K
Florida 8,278 14,649 $633K
California 7,652 12,953 $644K
Ohio 6,411 10,889 $409K
Texas 5,732 9,825 $427K
Illinois 5,180 9,534 $353K
New Jersey 5,236 9,454 $413K
Massachusetts 4,354 7,784 $272K
Tennessee 3,854 6,583 $275K
Indiana 3,197 5,535 $212K
Virginia 3,101 5,358 $241K
Georgia 3,265 5,352 $231K
Maryland 2,886 5,091 $219K
North Carolina 2,953 4,969 $231K
Louisiana 2,536 4,531 $176K
Wisconsin 2,410 4,319 $183K
Kentucky 2,139 3,905 $167K
Missouri 1,891 3,490 $146K
Connecticut 1,998 3,442 $145K
Alabama 1,818 3,219 $117K
South Carolina 1,775 3,132 $133K
Mississippi 1,770 3,064 $113K
Oklahoma 1,410 2,938 $110K
Washington 1,562 2,872 $120K
Arizona 1,594 2,583 $111K
Oregon 1,516 2,581 $108K
Arkansas 1,344 2,398 $87.1K
Iowa 1,289 2,361 $89.9K
Minnesota 1,166 1,977 $87.6K
Rhode Island 1,020 1,906 $59.9K
Colorado 947 1,639 $72.6K
Kansas 949 1,604 $63.2K
Maine 855 1,603 $51.3K
West Virginia 916 1,524 $60.2K
Delaware 763 1,386 $57.7K
New Mexico 717 1,248 $46.7K
Hawaii 738 1,233 $45.6K
Nevada 490 827 $35.7K
Nebraska 462 824 $32.8K
New Hampshire 440 768 $33.6K
Utah 410 677 $27.6K
North Dakota 370 647 $25.3K
Idaho 383 605 $36.9K
Vermont 310 526 $18K
South Dakota 277 515 $23.8K
District of Columbia 239 445 $20.6K
Montana 244 436 $17.9K
Wyoming 152 269 $11.6K
Alaska 85 152 $7,452
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 BETAMETHASONE VALERATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled1,621

DETROIT

Michigan

LYMARIE AGUILA GONZALEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled717

MANATI

Puerto Rico

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled546

DETROIT

Michigan

WADE SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled406

CLEBURNE

Texas

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled398

YORK

Pennsylvania

NIDIA CAMACHO PADILLA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled336

DORADO

Puerto Rico

ALIYA HINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL DAIGLE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled284

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SCOTT WYRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled279

TEXARKANA

Texas

JOHN HUMENIUK M.D., LLC

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled255

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

LAWRENCE NICHOLS M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled247

LA PALMA

California

GARY WERTMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

ORBISONIA

Pennsylvania

GEORGE GROLEAU M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled238

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY KNIGHT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled225

LAKELAND

Florida

HAROLD MERMELSTEIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled215

SCARSDALE

New York

MARIA MAYMI SOTO M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled210

DORADO

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled202

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

JACOB KALMANSON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled196

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

AMARYLIS ROSADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled189

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

LUIS ORTIZ-ESPINOSA M.D., FAAD

Dermatology

Claims Filled186

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

HILDAMARI JUSTINIANO GARCIA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled186

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

DORIS MOLINA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled186

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LORNA THOMAS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled185

DETROIT

Michigan

DAMARIS TORRES PAOLI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled184

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

ROBERT KUFFA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

MOUNT MORRIS

Michigan