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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
JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

GRUNDY

Virginia

SAMER FAHOUM MD FCCP

Claims Filled214

SELMA

Alabama

RICHARD FIERO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled211

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

WAHBA WAHBA M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled209

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

PAUL LAMAN MD

Claims Filled209

JEFFERSON HILLS

Pennsylvania

GUCHARAN KANWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

COEBURN

Virginia

BOGDAN NOWAKOWSKI MD

Claims Filled207

GONZALES

Louisiana

MICHAEL KAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

SAN DIEGO

California

WILLIAM REID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled206

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

SHAKTI NARAIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled206

LEESBURG

Florida

ANDRZEJ WARTAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

WEST POINT

Mississippi

GUL SAHETYA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled204

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

MARIA JOHNSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled204

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ANGELO SOYANGCO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled203

GALESBURG

Illinois

ROXANA CARCELEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled201

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MICHAEL GOMENDOZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

CORALVILLE

Iowa

SHAHID BASHIR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled200

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

KYLE DETTBARN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled199

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

AMELIA YEH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled196

ABILENE

Texas

MANEL NAYAK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled192

WAYCROSS

Georgia

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JAMES HUGHES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled191

BISMARCK

North Dakota

CHARLES HWU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled191

FLUSHING

New York

GREGORY HICKEY D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled186

PARMA

Ohio

NICK MUCCIARDI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled186

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts