Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp

Generic name

Calcipotriene/Betamethasone

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$1,376.68

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$6.83

-4.61%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Sandoz
  • Prasco Labs
  • Perrigo/Padagis
  • Perrigo Co.

What is Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp

This medication is used to treat psoriasis. It helps to reduce the redness, thickening, and scaling of the skin that occurs with this condition. Healthy skin lowers your risk for infection and protects you against the environment. This product contains 2 drugs. Betamethasone is a very strong corticosteroid drug that works by decreasing swelling, redness, and itching. Calcipotriene is a form of vitamin D. It is also known as calcipotriol in other countries. It works by slowing down the growth of skin cells so that they don't build up into thickened, scaly skin patches. This product should not be used if you have certain types of psoriasis (skin patches with pus-filled blisters, psoriasis over most of your body with intense redness/shedding/oozing). Consult your doctor for more information. NOTE: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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Common Questions About Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp

Yes, Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp was $6.83.

The average dose of Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp received per year is 1,173,765 units

3,742 Medicare beneficiaries received Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp in 2021, which was a -0.03% from 2020

There were 7,488 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.11% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $687.97

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp was $1,376.68

The most expensive manufacturer of Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp is Sandoz

Prasco Labs is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $6.65

Sandoz received $2,086,332.08

The total amount spent on Calcipotriene-Betamethasone Dp by Medicare is $5,151,536.95

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