Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 1,197,967
Top drug rank #302 ( 2)
Average total drug cost $35.63 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $12.82 (USD)

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2008 - 2018)

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
2008 399  84
2009 410  11
2010 768  358
2012 669 -
2013 322  347
Year Rank Change
2014 356  34
2015 272  84
2016 343  71
2017 300  43
2018 302  2

Drug Cost Over Time (2008 - 2018)

  • Total cost: The average total cost of the medication including the out-of-pocket cost (see below) plus the amount paid by other parties (Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, Veterans Administration, TRICARE, other state/federal sources, Worker's compensation, and other miscellaneous sources)
  • Out-of-pocket cost: The average payment made by the patient which may include deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, or the cash price paid without insurance coverage.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Fluticasone 34,253,764
Prednisone 27,057,495
Budesonide; Formoterol 12,339,320
Fluticasone Propionate; Salmeterol Xinafoate 11,512,538
Triamcinolone 6,848,479
Prednisolone 5,202,601
Hydrocortisone 4,530,985
Fluconazole 4,115,042
Methylprednisolone 4,045,962
Budesonide 3,312,208
Ketoconazole 3,222,574
Beclomethasone 2,724,773
Clobetasol Propionate 2,652,283
Mometasone 2,464,821
Betamethasone 1,920,813
Bromfenac Sodium; Prednisolone Acetate; Gatifloxacin 1,638,403
Dexamethasone 1,417,571
Dexamethasone; Neomycin Sulfate; Polymyxin B Sulfate 1,261,713
Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole (this drug) 1,197,968
Fluocinonide 1,093,906
Loteprednol Etabonate 824,256
Clotrimazole 736,505
Dexamethasone; Tobramycin 727,206
Desonide 430,524
Azelastine; Fluticasone 363,053
Neomycin; Polymyxin B; Hydrocortisone 10,381

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) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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