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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
NED GROSS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled147

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

TUONG HA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

COVINA

California

MANUEL MESIROW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled144

TINLEY PARK

Illinois

JUDITH SZULECKI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled142

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

JEROLD MICHAELSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled142

DALLAS

Texas

JAMES KARKOS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled142

MASON CITY

Iowa

CARLOS DE ORDUNA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

ORLANDO

Florida

SABRINA DOWD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled141

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

GARIN BARTH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled139

LAGRANGE

Georgia

MICHAEL JOHN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled139

EDMOND

Oklahoma

CHANACHAI MEMARK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled139

GLEN ELLYN

Illinois

ANTHONY PERRI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled136

CONROE

Texas

MOHAMMED CHAKER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled135

BURLESON

Texas

LAYNE HERSH MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled135

SACRAMENTO

California

M KIRSCHENBAUM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled135

CHICAGO

Illinois

DAVID NATHAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

AVON

Indiana

KRISTINE HESS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

MARION

Indiana

VANESSA AVEIRO PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled134

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ROBERT MARSICO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

AKRON

Ohio

SAMUEL BEAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled134

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES KYLER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

LUCIUS COOK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

DALLAS

Texas

SAMEER SAWALHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

DEARBORN

Michigan

TIMOTHY SMITH RPAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled133

ROCHESTER

New York

JOSEPH WINSHIP MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

BELLFLOWER

California