Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2005 - 2015

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2005 - 2015)

Rank of Top Drugs Over Time

"Rank" refers to the frequency that a given medication is prescribed within a calendar year compared to all other medications. A rank of "4" would indicate that the medication was the fourth most commonly prescribed medication.

Year Rank Change
2004 355 -
2005 446  91
2006 444  2
2007 483  39
2008 399  84
2009 411  12
Year Rank Change
2010 770  359
2012 671 -
2013 322  349
2014 356  34
2015 270  86

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2005 - 2015)

"Out-of-pocket" cost refers to the payment made by the patient (either cash price or the copay amount). This value does not include reimbursement from a third party payer (eg, Medicare or private insurance) and does not represent the total drug cost.

Usage Statistics of Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2015)
Fluticasone 26,484,229
Fluticasone Propionate; Salmeterol Xinafoate 17,082,574
Budesonide; Formoterol 8,320,958
Methylprednisolone 5,718,028
Mometasone 5,409,888
Prednisolone 4,835,311
Hydrocortisone 4,725,931
Budesonide 4,265,796
Fluconazole 3,023,610
Clobetasol Propionate 3,005,123
Beclomethasone 2,797,062
Ketoconazole 2,119,367
Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole (this drug) 1,731,381
Dexamethasone 1,617,075
Betamethasone 1,448,788
Clotrimazole 1,189,133
Fluocinonide 1,139,211
Loteprednol Etabonate 1,079,833
Desonide 1,041,757
Neomycin; Polymyxin B; Hydrocortisone 651,318
Fluorometholone 518,610
Fluocinolone Acetonide 488,985
Desoximetasone 471,680
Dexamethasone; Neomycin Sulfate; Polymyxin B Sulfate 466,524
Dexamethasone; Tobramycin 453,877
Econazole Nitrate 240,997
Miconazole 209,928
Hydrocortisone; Pramoxine 72,614
Hydrocortisone Valerate 4,594

Drug Synonyms

Drug synonyms are used during the sanitation and standardization process of "cleaning" the original data source (MEPS). Occassionally, brand names may be listed below that are no longer on the market or are very infrequently used.

Brand Name Synonyms
  • Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate
  • Lotrisone
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Clotrimazole; Betamethasone Dipropionate
  • Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Corticosteroid, Azole Antifungal
Initial FDA approval date: 7/10/1984
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Cream (topical)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2005-2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 18.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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