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SYMBICORT

BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL FUMARATE

Symbicort (Budesonide / Formoterol) is a combination medicine. Budesonide (a corticosteroid) lowers lung inflammation to control asthma and COPD. Formoterol (a bronchodilator) relaxes muscles in your lungs to open airways and make breathing easier. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.15M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 101 of 3362

$942M
Retail Cost

Rank: 22 of 3362

826,585
Patients

Rank: 104 of 3362

206,846
Prescribers

Rank: 104 of 3362

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57%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

14%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 73,726 271,022 $80.6M
New York 61,761 238,263 $70.7M
California 60,668 223,657 $64.9M
Texas 60,029 196,282 $60.9M
Ohio 42,166 158,310 $48.9M
Illinois 36,311 136,310 $41.3M
Pennsylvania 35,219 133,642 $39.7M
North Carolina 33,454 131,561 $37.5M
Michigan 34,266 122,863 $40.1M
Missouri 24,933 99,268 $28.5M
Georgia 24,256 89,968 $25.7M
Tennessee 24,184 89,520 $26.5M
Kentucky 23,613 89,036 $26M
Indiana 20,529 74,971 $23.6M
New Jersey 20,943 74,082 $22.9M
Massachusetts 17,464 69,809 $21M
Virginia 18,049 66,654 $20.1M
South Carolina 17,494 64,915 $19.3M
Wisconsin 13,654 53,576 $16.1M
Alabama 13,308 49,212 $14.5M
Arizona 13,476 46,884 $14.8M
Minnesota 10,032 40,266 $12.3M
Colorado 10,475 39,319 $12M
Oklahoma 10,317 39,256 $11.6M
Arkansas 9,607 39,247 $11.1M
Louisiana 10,622 38,567 $11.1M
Connecticut 9,949 36,837 $11.3M
Mississippi 9,540 35,688 $9.91M
Maryland 10,818 35,567 $11.7M
Washington 8,916 34,184 $10.1M
Iowa 7,984 34,019 $9.52M
West Virginia 8,849 34,000 $9.93M
Kansas 7,752 30,289 $8.79M
Nevada 7,131 26,180 $8.03M
Nebraska 6,364 24,916 $7.1M
Oregon 6,226 24,137 $7.02M
New Mexico 5,035 18,662 $5.62M
Maine 4,350 16,364 $5.23M
Rhode Island 2,984 12,871 $3.6M
New Hampshire 3,336 12,437 $3.87M
Idaho 2,930 11,409 $3.36M
Utah 3,205 10,578 $3.22M
Montana 2,396 9,690 $2.86M
North Dakota 2,120 9,233 $2.64M
Delaware 2,708 8,934 $3.24M
Hawaii 2,497 8,688 $2.65M
South Dakota 1,838 7,470 $2.16M
Vermont 1,869 6,679 $2.13M
Wyoming 1,119 4,349 $1.3M
District of Columbia 1,000 3,257 $960K
Alaska 771 2,754 $842K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for SYMBICORT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CRYSTAL RAMBEAU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BENSON

North Carolina

GLENN GIBBONS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENWOOD

Arkansas

DAVID HARMON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARDIN

Illinois

JOHN ATWATER M. D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

SURESH PRASAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ODESSA

Texas

ELIZABETH BUNO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

ROXBORO

North Carolina

BRUCE LABES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Kansas

MICHAEL SIMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARLSBAD

New Mexico

EWA SCHAFER MD

Allergy

Claims Filled50

GLENVIEW

Illinois

JOHN LILLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DUNBAR

West Virginia

YUNG HWANG MD.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

STEPHEN AKERS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

VOORHEES

New Jersey

NIRUPA VIGNARAJAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

ROMAN CULJAT M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

TORRANCE

California

BESHARA HELOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GEORGETOWN

Delaware

ANTONIO RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

BARRY MARK M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

AVENTURA

Florida

ROBERT TRACY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLD SPRING

Kentucky

STEVEN GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

RICHARD DAVID M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Texas

NII TETTEH ADDY D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARLSBAD

New Mexico

SAMUEL CREEKMORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ALBANY

Mississippi

RICHARD KAHLSTROM MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled50

TACOMA

Washington

DAT HUYNH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California