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Prescriber Checkup » BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

274K
Medicare Part D Claims
$30.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 61,728 $3.75M
Florida 43,932 $2.27M
New York 42,259 $2.38M
Puerto Rico 33,656 $1.58M
Pennsylvania 31,937 $1.73M
Illinois 23,952 $1.27M
Texas 23,681 $1.26M
Ohio 21,815 $1.1M
New Jersey 20,395 $1.09M
Michigan 19,836 $1.42M
Massachusetts 16,746 $958K
Tennessee 12,280 $670K
North Carolina 11,433 $638K
Wisconsin 11,026 $677K
Indiana 10,853 $561K
Georgia 10,335 $536K
Virginia 10,177 $538K
Arizona 9,951 $488K
Washington 9,874 $582K
Missouri 9,655 $533K
Oregon 8,511 $503K
Minnesota 7,342 $460K
Kentucky 7,306 $377K
Alabama 7,292 $386K
Connecticut 6,214 $321K
Louisiana 6,191 $318K
South Carolina 6,105 $328K
Mississippi 5,374 $285K
Oklahoma 5,211 $268K
Iowa 5,176 $255K
Arkansas 5,022 $260K
Maryland 5,000 $285K
Colorado 4,875 $269K
Hawaii 3,966 $235K
West Virginia 3,644 $210K
New Mexico 3,491 $198K
Maine 3,419 $162K
Nevada 3,257 $177K
Kansas 3,233 $167K
Utah 2,864 $167K
Idaho 2,637 $165K
Rhode Island 2,408 $111K
Nebraska 2,321 $125K
Montana 1,496 $75K
New Hampshire 1,434 $76.6K
Delaware 1,271 $68.5K
North Dakota 1,233 $60.8K
Vermont 1,184 $59.8K
South Dakota 1,071 $52.9K
Wyoming 599 $32.2K
District of Columbia 460 $26.7K
Alaska 202 $13.1K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL RUBIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled658

BEVERLY HILLS

California

BEHZAD PARHIZGAR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled427

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

PETER NWOKE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled403

DETROIT

Michigan

GONZALO ESTEVEZ DEL CRIST M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled371

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT ROGERS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled370

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

CLEMENS ESCHE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled323

EAST STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

GARDEN GROVE

California

JAVAID BASHIR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled287

JACKSON

Michigan

HSIAO- FEN CHEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled284

SAN GABRIEL

California

EDUARDO ABELLANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

DETROIT

Michigan

STEPHEN LEVITT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled275

DAYTON

Ohio

PATRICIA BOOHER NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled268

JACKSON

Tennessee

CHARLES WREN DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled265

TUPELO

Mississippi

OSCAR SAFFOLD MD

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled265

CLEVELAND

Ohio

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled263

MIAMI

Florida

TAMI DE ARAUJO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled258

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TIMOTHY DEFFER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled256

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

HARIKRISHNA PATEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled255

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

CHARLES KAGEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled248

APPLETON

Wisconsin

ALEJANDRO PEDROZO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled242

MIAMI

Florida

MELANIE COSTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled241

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LEONARD LEVITT MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled238

EVANSTON

Illinois

WAYNE ROGERS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled238

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JAY GREKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled231

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RONALD LUBRITZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled226

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi