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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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