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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
SAMER EL-CHEMEITELLI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled423

HARRIMAN

Tennessee

HERBIE BRYAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled421

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

BHARATI ROY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled420

ROCKFORD

Illinois

PRADYUMNA MUMMADY M D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled418

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

CARLOS TEJEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled416

PASSAIC

New Jersey

MIROSLAV ZOTOVIC M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled415

AIKEN

South Carolina

AQEEL MANDVIWALA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled414

LONDON

Kentucky

ANEES ARSHAD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled414

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

MOHAMMAD SIDDIQUI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled414

LUFKIN

Texas

KAM LAU MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled412

RIVERSIDE

California

JENNIFER BICKFORD APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled410

RENO

Nevada

JORGE MERCADO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled408

ERIE

Pennsylvania

JOHN PANTANO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled408

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

Illinois

JAMES MCCULLOUGH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled407

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JOANNE WILLIAMS RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled407

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled405

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

MAHER DAHDEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled405

WEBSTER

Texas

JEFFERY SMALE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled405

WEST BEND

Wisconsin

MICHAEL MARSHALL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled404

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

WILLIAM CULBERTSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled403

PADUCAH

Kentucky

JOHN SILMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled402

KERRVILLE

Texas

KIN WONG M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled402

GLENDALE

California

EUGENE GOYKHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled402

SCHENECTADY

New York

VENTRAPRAGADA MOHAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled398

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

JUAN CEVALLOS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled398

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida