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THEOPHYLLINE ANHYDROUS

Theophylline is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. It relaxes and opens air passages in the lungs, making it easier to breathe. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

593K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 58,934 $1.1M
Florida 51,135 $818K
Pennsylvania 40,613 $726K
Ohio 39,874 $733K
Tennessee 34,945 $583K
Texas 31,741 $583K
Kentucky 30,877 $534K
New York 30,279 $526K
Illinois 29,716 $523K
Puerto Rico 29,605 $369K
Alabama 27,171 $446K
Georgia 25,416 $443K
North Carolina 21,404 $365K
Missouri 19,884 $352K
Indiana 19,771 $356K
Michigan 18,231 $362K
Virginia 18,052 $316K
West Virginia 17,209 $289K
Arizona 14,357 $251K
New Jersey 13,465 $229K
Louisiana 13,300 $222K
Iowa 13,013 $245K
Massachusetts 12,240 $214K
Wisconsin 11,933 $217K
South Carolina 11,502 $201K
Mississippi 11,022 $174K
Oklahoma 8,917 $175K
Washington 8,506 $168K
Arkansas 7,949 $148K
Maryland 7,370 $152K
Oregon 6,778 $129K
Kansas 5,947 $108K
Minnesota 5,443 $109K
Nevada 5,412 $94.3K
Colorado 4,972 $112K
Connecticut 4,689 $85K
Nebraska 4,452 $78.8K
New Mexico 3,197 $62.3K
Rhode Island 3,173 $48.3K
Idaho 2,975 $52.9K
Hawaii 2,956 $53K
Maine 2,835 $58.1K
New Hampshire 2,633 $53.2K
Montana 2,193 $38.9K
North Dakota 2,013 $39.7K
South Dakota 1,813 $33.3K
Utah 1,713 $31.1K
Vermont 1,612 $31.5K
Delaware 1,165 $24.9K
Wyoming 1,007 $18K
District of Columbia 877 $15K
Alaska 406 $7,039
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 THEOPHYLLINE ANHYDROUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,053

JACKSON

Tennessee

SURESH ENJETI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled885

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MOHAMMAD-ALI EL-HARAKEH MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled880

PRESCOTT

Arizona

LARRY CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled818

JACKSON

Tennessee

CRAWFORD CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled806

SAN FRANCISCO

California

KIN WONG M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled697

GLENDALE

California

JEFFERY MCCARTNEY M.D.

Claims Filled685

JACKSON

Tennessee

DAVID CRABTREE M.D.

Claims Filled517

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

WILLIAM DISHNER DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled498

MESA

Arizona

THOMAS BAKER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled491

AMARILLO

Texas

MICHAEL SINEWAY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled470

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

RICHARD KUCERA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled463

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

ARUN ADLAKHA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled447

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

STEVEN SHORT DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled441

MANHATTAN

Kansas

JOSE LIRA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled431

CHULA VISTA

California

SALAM RAJJOUB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled430

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled427

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ZULFIQAR AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled424

GLENDALE

California

JAMES CRUMB M.D.

Claims Filled415

MOBILE

Alabama

PHILLIP DENNIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled412

HAMPTON

Virginia

JUICHIH HSU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled407

ELKTON

Maryland

DINESH NAYAK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled405

MANCHESTER

Ohio

IFEDORIA AFULUKWE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled396

HEATH SPRINGS

South Carolina

FREDERICK DUGGAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled396

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

VISHNU PATEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled392

PRINCETON

West Virginia