ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » THEOPHYLLINE ANHYDROUS

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 »


Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to drugs@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to drugs@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for THEOPHYLLINE ANHYDROUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

THOMAS MUELLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SHARON COLTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVARTS

Kentucky

CHARLES WOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TROY

Alabama

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

JOHN LIU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

BRUCE WHEELER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

STERLINGTON

Louisiana

GARDNER FLETCHER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

PATRICK GODWIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROXBORO

North Carolina

YOSHIO ODA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RAJIV NAVAL SRINIVAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANCHESTER

Kentucky

ROLLAND BAILEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLIPPIN

Arkansas

STEPHEN THOMPSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PETERSBURG

West Virginia

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY PARK

California

ANNE WEISS FNP C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

WINCHESTER

Virginia

DANIEL SUAREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

ROBERT JURANEK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

ABDUL PIRACHA MD FACC

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PRINCETON

West Virginia

ASA HATFIELD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

IDREES MOGRI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

WILLIAM WEISEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MT PLEASANT

Pennsylvania

JAWAD KHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CURTIS BRUCE MD

Allergy

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

KENNETH BANKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RALEIGH

North Carolina

WILLIAM WILCOX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama