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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
BRIAN STAIRS D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

LATROBE

Pennsylvania

ERIC REDING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SHAWNEE

Oklahoma

BETHANY BERGAMO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

JOUDAT DAOUD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLDWATER

Michigan

GARY LYND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Michigan

MARIA CONCEPCION M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAVENPORT

Florida

STEPHEN SOKOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SACO

Maine

ROBERT SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

RAM SUBBUREDDIAR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

BRUCE BENNIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

STEPHEN SARGENT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

ANN MCCUNE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MCMURRAY

Pennsylvania

ROBERT ANDREOZZI MD

Claims Filled50

LEBANON

Pennsylvania

HECTOR FLORENTINO

Specialist

Claims Filled50

UNION CITY

New Jersey

BARRY DUBNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

JAMSHID FARAJI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARMICHAEL

California

JOHN FRANZONE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

RIVERHEAD

New York

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

JERRY OKONKWOAGUOLU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWNDALE

California

NANCY JASSO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

PANORAMA CITY

California

FRANCIS CHENG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SCHAUMBURG

Illinois

A. ALEXANDER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

LARGO

Florida

BRETT BENDER D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

OBINNA ORIAKU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ISABELLA ILARDA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MIDDLE VILLAGE

New York