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SYMBICORT

Symbicort 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 2013

2.46M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 127 of 3238

$684M
Retail Cost

Rank: 25 of 3238

655,994
Patients

Rank: 115 of 3238

181,040
Prescribers

Rank: 122 of 3238

User Reviews of SYMBICORT »

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56%

of people say

it's worth it

36%

of people say

it worked well

14%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 56,990 207,251 $57M
New York 51,018 191,382 $52.7M
California 47,707 173,279 $46.9M
Texas 49,896 161,190 $46.2M
Ohio 33,793 125,853 $36.2M
Pennsylvania 27,339 103,505 $28.6M
North Carolina 26,056 102,352 $27.1M
Michigan 28,008 97,379 $29.8M
Illinois 25,912 97,066 $27.3M
Tennessee 20,584 76,596 $21M
Missouri 19,092 74,102 $19.8M
Kentucky 19,356 73,192 $19.8M
Georgia 19,608 72,133 $19.2M
Indiana 16,991 60,816 $17.8M
New Jersey 16,389 56,810 $16.3M
Massachusetts 13,398 52,386 $14.6M
Virginia 13,942 51,621 $14.4M
South Carolina 13,131 48,465 $13.4M
Alabama 11,568 43,721 $11.7M
Arizona 11,282 38,835 $11.4M
Wisconsin 9,482 37,767 $10.5M
Arkansas 8,347 33,154 $8.69M
Minnesota 8,098 32,791 $9.05M
Louisiana 8,959 32,379 $8.65M
Oklahoma 8,103 30,438 $8.37M
Mississippi 8,107 30,378 $7.76M
Connecticut 7,977 29,544 $8.44M
Colorado 7,130 26,316 $7.39M
Iowa 6,196 26,287 $6.81M
West Virginia 6,956 26,012 $7.09M
Washington 6,791 25,315 $6.91M
Maryland 7,603 24,990 $7.51M
Kansas 6,537 24,904 $6.67M
Nevada 5,459 20,067 $5.72M
Nebraska 4,935 19,321 $5.06M
Oregon 4,956 18,891 $5.1M
New Mexico 3,906 14,181 $3.99M
Maine 3,284 12,306 $3.59M
Rhode Island 2,589 10,575 $2.73M
Idaho 2,308 8,900 $2.41M
New Hampshire 2,381 8,492 $2.46M
Utah 2,499 8,144 $2.28M
Hawaii 2,194 7,475 $2.08M
Montana 1,846 7,432 $1.98M
Delaware 2,165 7,063 $2.33M
North Dakota 1,611 6,794 $1.79M
South Dakota 1,490 5,928 $1.58M
Vermont 1,142 4,122 $1.19M
Wyoming 854 3,603 $971K
District of Columbia 703 2,296 $626K
Alaska 578 2,026 $575K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
HERBIE BRYAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled396

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

DOUGLAS KELLING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

CONCORD

North Carolina

KEITH CLANCE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled394

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

BRIJ VAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled393

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROBERT FINEGAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled392

PALM SPRINGS

California

STEVEN KRAKER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled389

HOLLAND

Michigan

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled389

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOHN SILMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled388

KERRVILLE

Texas

JEFFERY SMALE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled387

WEST BEND

Wisconsin

HAVAL SAADLLA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled386

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

GARY JONES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled384

BEDFORD

Texas

MANOJ MAJMUDAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled383

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

MAHER DAHDEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled378

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

GEORGE PARIDES DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled378

MESA

Arizona

JOANNE WILLIAMS RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled377

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

NAVIN JAIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled376

TOLEDO

Ohio

CRAIG BROWN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled369

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

HIALEAH

Florida

MARK PETERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled368

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled365

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID ERB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled365

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

BHAILAL GONDALIA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled364

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

JAMES MCCULLOUGH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled363

METAIRIE

Louisiana

WILLIAM HENDERSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled360

DANVILLE

Virginia

SAMUEL OLOYO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas