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Prescriber Checkup » VENTOLIN HFA

VENTOLIN HFA

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Also prevents wheezing caused by exercise (exercise-induced bronchospasm). This medicine is a bronchodilator. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.18M
Medicare Part D Claims
$117M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 286,880 $11.6M
Florida 210,643 $8.42M
Pennsylvania 190,660 $7.58M
California 177,663 $7.47M
Texas 119,748 $5.16M
North Carolina 116,265 $4.75M
Michigan 116,138 $4.97M
Tennessee 111,430 $4.62M
Illinois 101,562 $4.36M
Georgia 99,102 $4.02M
Ohio 92,944 $3.86M
Missouri 83,412 $3.38M
Kentucky 78,792 $3.17M
Alabama 68,811 $2.83M
Wisconsin 62,926 $2.6M
Washington 58,862 $2.53M
Indiana 56,104 $2.37M
South Carolina 55,066 $2.28M
Virginia 51,592 $2.12M
Arkansas 49,991 $2.08M
Minnesota 45,999 $1.96M
Oklahoma 42,848 $1.87M
Louisiana 38,590 $1.54M
Mississippi 37,897 $1.55M
Massachusetts 35,312 $1.48M
Oregon 34,439 $1.48M
New Jersey 32,404 $1.29M
Nevada 30,329 $1.53M
Maryland 29,152 $1.24M
Iowa 28,798 $1.17M
Colorado 26,986 $1.16M
Maine 26,476 $1.18M
Connecticut 23,436 $952K
West Virginia 22,837 $933K
Arizona 22,025 $940K
Kansas 21,016 $851K
Nebraska 14,030 $580K
New Mexico 13,926 $610K
Idaho 12,990 $560K
Montana 12,408 $528K
New Hampshire 12,286 $522K
Utah 11,508 $488K
Rhode Island 10,226 $402K
South Dakota 7,856 $328K
Hawaii 7,463 $322K
North Dakota 6,631 $283K
District of Columbia 5,431 $215K
Vermont 4,666 $202K
Delaware 4,222 $184K
Puerto Rico 4,206 $167K
Wyoming 3,971 $175K
Alaska 3,840 $175K
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 VENTOLIN HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled3,456

MIAMI

Florida

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,514

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN ACEVEDO-CRESPO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,213

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,032

HAYTI

Missouri

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled963

HIALEAH

Florida

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled837

DESOTO

Texas

ANDRES REDONDO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled717

MIAMI

Florida

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled629

SAGINAW

Michigan

MARIA CARIAGA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled623

TAMPA

Florida

SHEKAR MURTHY MD

Claims Filled586

BRONX

New York

BORIS SAGALOVICH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled574

BROOKLYN

New York

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled564

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

HICHAM EL-HORR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled548

DEARBORN

Michigan

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled534

AUSTELL

Georgia

JEFFERY MCCARTNEY M.D.

Claims Filled518

JACKSON

Tennessee

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled511

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

MAZHAR ELAMIR

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled485

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled456

MIAMI

Florida

FERDINAND ACZON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled444

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAMAL ISBER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled444

LA FOLLETTE

Tennessee

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled439

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL DIMEO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled421

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

FARES YASIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled415

LIVONIA

Michigan

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

FRANTZ TORCHON M.D.

Claims Filled401

BRONX

New York