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SYMBICORT

This is a combination of budesonide and formoterol used to help control the symptoms of asthma and improve lung function. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

923K
Medicare Part D Claims
$367M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 127,827 $29.3M
California 126,705 $29M
New York 121,462 $27.7M
Texas 100,788 $24M
Ohio 78,960 $19M
Illinois 66,097 $15.4M
Pennsylvania 65,259 $15.1M
North Carolina 62,490 $14.1M
Michigan 57,485 $13.7M
Kentucky 48,979 $11.2M
Georgia 48,719 $11M
Tennessee 45,622 $10.4M
Missouri 45,483 $10.2M
New Jersey 37,546 $8.57M
Indiana 36,565 $8.65M
Massachusetts 36,070 $8.24M
South Carolina 32,189 $7.37M
Virginia 30,316 $7.13M
Alabama 29,902 $6.65M
Arizona 25,473 $6.34M
Arkansas 21,769 $4.81M
Wisconsin 21,420 $4.94M
Oklahoma 21,028 $4.88M
Louisiana 21,018 $4.81M
Mississippi 19,863 $4.34M
Minnesota 19,179 $4.45M
Connecticut 18,728 $4.35M
West Virginia 18,227 $4.19M
Washington 17,321 $4.01M
Iowa 16,900 $3.71M
Maryland 15,714 $3.97M
Kansas 15,099 $3.46M
Colorado 15,000 $3.67M
Oregon 14,494 $3.33M
Nevada 14,370 $3.48M
Nebraska 11,205 $2.49M
Maine 10,139 $2.43M
New Mexico 9,229 $2.19M
Rhode Island 7,478 $1.64M
Puerto Rico 6,953 $1.54M
Idaho 6,679 $1.53M
New Hampshire 6,280 $1.48M
Hawaii 5,893 $1.41M
Utah 5,349 $1.29M
Montana 4,482 $1.02M
North Dakota 4,196 $936K
South Dakota 3,991 $895K
Delaware 3,627 $937K
Vermont 2,592 $616K
Wyoming 2,486 $565K
District of Columbia 1,349 $310K
Alaska 1,193 $289K
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 SYMBICORT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GRIGORY HORONENKO DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

PHOENIX

Arizona

PAULA PINKSTON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

BOSTON

Massachusetts

TIMOTHY THOMPSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

LOUISBURG

North Carolina

SIU WONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

S EL MONTE

California

HARI MADICHETTY MD, FCCP, D-ABSM

Specialist

Claims Filled59

GRIFFIN

Georgia

CATHERINE MCKINNON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ROBERT CROSBY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

MCCOMB

Mississippi

BRIAN BENNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

AUBURN

New York

RANDAL TAUBMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

BOCA RATON

Florida

REGINALD EBURUCHE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

GREGORY FOSTER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

RICHARDSON

Texas

CHARLES MOISAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ELIZABETHTOWN

New York

OYEYEMI FABUYI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

FORT WORTH

Texas

JAMES FLINK MD

Claims Filled59

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

WAYNE ENNS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PARIS

Arkansas

SURESH BABU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

HEMPSTEAD

Texas

MARK MATTHEWS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

CASSVILLE

Missouri

RANI KUMARAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

CUMMING

Georgia

AVERY NATHANSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

DECATUR

Georgia

HUNG BUI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

LIVINGSTON

Texas

KEITH GORDEY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

GENEVA

Illinois

LAUREN HINSON- BROWN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

SOUTH PORTLAND

Maine

TERESA KANEV PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled59

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

TOD STILLSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PLYMOUTH

Indiana

PAUL HAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey