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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

616K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 307 of 3362

$14.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 724 of 3362

114,620
Patients

Rank: 392 of 3362

64,087
Prescribers

Rank: 353 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

747K

2011

695K

2012

661K

2013

616K

2014

581K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$13.1M

2011

$12.3M

2012

$12.2M

2013

$14.1M

2014

$17M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$39

2011

$39

2012

$39

2013

$45

2014

$49

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,241 47,450 $1.12M
Florida 9,015 42,483 $968K
Ohio 5,743 31,921 $792K
Pennsylvania 5,288 31,823 $736K
Tennessee 4,813 28,449 $615K
New York 5,542 27,635 $634K
Texas 5,629 27,085 $638K
Kentucky 4,377 26,716 $575K
Illinois 4,085 22,338 $530K
Georgia 3,684 21,702 $449K
Alabama 3,946 21,227 $473K
Michigan 4,153 18,949 $526K
Indiana 3,419 17,524 $414K
North Carolina 2,809 16,561 $364K
Missouri 2,498 15,228 $354K
Virginia 2,459 13,808 $328K
West Virginia 2,147 12,837 $278K
Arizona 2,600 12,760 $283K
New Jersey 2,645 12,545 $292K
Louisiana 2,134 11,841 $252K
Iowa 1,637 10,570 $270K
South Carolina 1,825 10,317 $208K
Mississippi 1,543 9,311 $190K
Massachusetts 1,618 9,204 $218K
Wisconsin 1,583 9,148 $245K
Maryland 1,532 6,983 $182K
Washington 1,265 6,629 $177K
Oklahoma 1,145 6,243 $159K
Arkansas 980 6,043 $142K
Kansas 828 5,222 $118K
Oregon 906 4,903 $132K
Nevada 1,026 4,693 $112K
Colorado 861 3,997 $121K
Connecticut 673 3,600 $86.3K
Nebraska 571 3,587 $82.6K
Minnesota 724 3,574 $114K
Rhode Island 472 2,890 $60.1K
Hawaii 460 2,290 $55.1K
New Mexico 455 2,289 $59K
Idaho 380 2,112 $53.7K
New Hampshire 328 1,754 $46.1K
Montana 284 1,662 $39.6K
Maine 317 1,645 $41.7K
Utah 301 1,432 $38.7K
South Dakota 218 1,289 $32.6K
North Dakota 209 1,248 $33K
Vermont 212 1,083 $29.1K
Delaware 201 848 $26.5K
District of Columbia 219 794 $18.2K
Wyoming 146 777 $19.7K
Alaska 46 392 $6,119
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 THEOPHYLLINE ANHYDROUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM DISHNER DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled442

MESA

Arizona

THOMAS BAKER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled423

AMARILLO

Texas

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled418

COLUMBUS

Ohio

RICHARD KUCERA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled413

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

AZIZ RAHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled410

CENTRALIA

Illinois

RONALD BATIN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled402

PARADISE

California

DINESH NAYAK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled400

MANCHESTER

Ohio

JUICHIH HSU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled386

ELKTON

Maryland

SYED RIZVI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled373

DECATUR

Texas

MANEL NAYAK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled362

WAYCROSS

Georgia

ANDRES BERMUDEZ CABA

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled362

COTO LAUREL

Puerto Rico

BUTCHI PAIDIPATY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled360

SAGINAW

Michigan

GLENNON PAUL M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled360

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

VISHNU PATEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled356

PRINCETON

West Virginia

LARRY LESLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled354

AUXIER

Kentucky

PHILLIP DENNIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled340

HAMPTON

Virginia

AZMY ALLAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled334

OWOSSO

Michigan

CUDDALORE VASUDEVAN M. D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled321

BLUEFIELD

Virginia

THOMAS RAIMONDO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled319

WARWICK

Rhode Island

OLUSEGUN OSENI MD, FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled319

WEATHERFORD

Texas

HAROLD CAIN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled313

AUSTIN

Texas

AXEL VELEZ SANTIAGO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled313

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

DOUGLAS KANE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled305

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

AKLILU DEGENE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled303

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

GARY KOHLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled299

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana