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SYMBICORT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.97M
Medicare Part D Claims
$497M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 155,200 $38.9M
New York 149,950 $36.9M
California 143,296 $35.5M
Texas 125,123 $32.6M
Ohio 100,582 $26.1M
Pennsylvania 83,117 $20.8M
Illinois 82,556 $21.1M
North Carolina 77,552 $19M
Michigan 74,440 $19.7M
Tennessee 61,294 $15.2M
Georgia 60,489 $14.8M
Kentucky 58,661 $14.6M
Missouri 58,497 $14.3M
New Jersey 46,490 $12.1M
Indiana 45,945 $11.9M
Massachusetts 45,270 $11.3M
South Carolina 41,031 $10.3M
Virginia 40,059 $10.1M
Alabama 35,827 $8.7M
Arizona 31,713 $8.48M
Arkansas 29,711 $7.15M
Wisconsin 28,925 $7.26M
Minnesota 27,122 $6.88M
Louisiana 26,864 $6.61M
Mississippi 26,539 $6.29M
Oklahoma 25,988 $6.53M
Connecticut 25,111 $6.53M
West Virginia 22,854 $5.7M
Washington 21,997 $5.51M
Iowa 21,603 $5.16M
Maryland 19,398 $5.3M
Kansas 19,227 $4.8M
Colorado 18,872 $4.93M
Oregon 17,473 $4.34M
Nevada 16,729 $4.35M
Nebraska 14,671 $3.52M
Maine 12,429 $3.27M
New Mexico 12,305 $3.19M
Rhode Island 9,066 $2.15M
Idaho 7,978 $1.98M
New Hampshire 7,547 $1.96M
Utah 7,059 $1.85M
Hawaii 6,830 $1.76M
Montana 6,055 $1.52M
North Dakota 4,978 $1.22M
Delaware 4,688 $1.34M
South Dakota 4,647 $1.14M
Wyoming 3,339 $832K
Vermont 3,293 $866K
District of Columbia 1,738 $431K
Alaska 1,567 $424K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled371

LOS ANGELES

California

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled370

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

GANESH AKULA M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled368

ORLANDO

Florida

RONALD BRONITSKY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled367

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

GEORGE BENSCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled363

STOCKTON

California

TYRONE LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled361

CONWAY

Arkansas

VIREN DESAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled361

KEARNY

New Jersey

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled360

HIALEAH

Florida

GARO DARIAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled358

PASADENA

California

GILBERT WITTE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled357

OLEAN

New York

ABBAS MANSOUR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled357

EASLEY

South Carolina

DARLA THEOBALD NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled352

MANKATO

Minnesota

KEVIN TWOHIG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled351

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

MARIO MAGCALAS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled350

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

KAM LAU MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled350

RIVERSIDE

California

GEORGE PARIDES DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled346

MESA

Arizona

STEPHEN BASHEDA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled345

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL SADAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

NAMPA

Idaho

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled343

PARIS

Texas

MIROSLAV ZOTOVIC M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled342

AIKEN

South Carolina

AIJAZ YAZDANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled340

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

MANOJ MAJMUDAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled340

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

BARRY MEYER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

WARREN

Michigan

JAMES MCCULLOUGH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled332

METAIRIE

Louisiana

DAVID ERB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled332

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina