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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
MICHAEL WHITELEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOMBALL

Texas

REBEKAH TANNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIFFLINBURG

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER FLEISSNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RAJEEV SAINI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FULTON

New York

CHARLES HANEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PULASKI

Tennessee

MUHAMMAD KALEEM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

GADSDEN

Alabama

REY RAMOS M.D.

Claims Filled50

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

CRAIG WEBB P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

EMAN KALDAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

MICHAEL CARNEVALE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EUGENE

Oregon

LISA PATTANAYAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

MUHAMMAD AMIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

REGINALD ADAMS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

LALAINE MATTISON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

MAUMEE

Ohio

PAUL FISER M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KONSTANTINOS ZARKADAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASTORIA

New York

MOHAMED ELGAHMI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONROE

Michigan

BRENDA REICH PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

OAKES

North Dakota

RUTH THOMPSON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

DUNCAN

Oklahoma

JON STERNBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HONESDALE

Pennsylvania

SAMUEL KREIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONDON

Kentucky

ELIE OSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SNOW HILL

North Carolina

CYNTHIA RODRIGUES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

DAVID KILLEEN D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Virginia

ALEXANDER KLUFAS M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled50

COATESVILLE

Pennsylvania