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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
MOIN RANGINWALA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled374

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

DESMOND DELGIACCO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled372

SARATOGA SPRINGS

New York

KUMUDCHANDRA SHAH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled371

GADSDEN

Alabama

GARY KOHLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled361

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

ANAND BHUPTANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled358

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

HAROLD CAIN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled354

AUSTIN

Texas

DANIEL SLONAKER

Claims Filled354

ERWIN

Tennessee

ROBERT ZIMMERMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled352

PARIS

Texas

JORGE MESTAS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled351

FORT MYERS

Florida

GLENNON PAUL M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled350

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

WILLIAM HOUSER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled349

NEWBURGH

Indiana

THOMAS RAIMONDO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled332

WARWICK

Rhode Island

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled324

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

S KIM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled316

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

BRODIE MCALPIN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled315

CORINTH

Mississippi

LARRY LESLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled310

AUXIER

Kentucky

EMIL DELIERE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled309

JEFFERSON HILLS

Pennsylvania

AZIZ RAHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled305

CENTRALIA

Illinois

YASIR HATAHET MD

Claims Filled303

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

JAMES MEYER DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled292

FORT DODGE

Iowa

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

MIAMI

Florida

SAUL LANES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled281

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID CHASE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled279

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled272

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DANIEL STAMPER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled271

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky