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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
CHUL KIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled185

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

NANCY BRECHEISEN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled184

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

PERIN ALFRED M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled184

OCALA

Florida

PRANAV PARIKH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled184

HANNIBAL

Missouri

BRIAN KELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

HILLSBORO

Oregon

JOHN KURUC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM RAUM M.D., PH.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled182

PORTLAND

Oregon

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

HIALEAH

Florida

RANDOLPH BETTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

COVINA

California

BALAVITTAL VARANASI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

CENTRALIA

Illinois

ATHIR HAJJAR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled181

PEORIA

Illinois

MARC GOTTLIEB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled180

MOBILE

Alabama

KISHORKUMAR NAR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled179

PHILLIPSBURG

New Jersey

SHAKIL KHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled179

TOLEDO

Ohio

KENNETH CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

SAN FRANCISCO

California

VAN BREEDING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

WHITESBURG

Kentucky

JAMES FREDERICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

WEST LIBERTY

Kentucky

WILLIAM CULBERTSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled177

PADUCAH

Kentucky

RAJEEV MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

MUNCIE

Indiana

KENNETH HORLANDER M.D.

Claims Filled177

LAGRANGE

Georgia

SHU WING CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SIVA VEMANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

RONALD SCHOPE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled176

DUBUQUE

Iowa

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

JACKSON

Tennessee

GARY LEVINSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

MASON CITY

Iowa