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VENTOLIN HFA

ALBUTEROL SULFATE

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.39M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 131 of 3362

$125M
Retail Cost

Rank: 206 of 3362

997,678
Patients

Rank: 88 of 3362

264,273
Prescribers

Rank: 69 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 98,832 235,430 $12.4M
New York 87,507 217,560 $11.1M
Pennsylvania 85,007 215,538 $10.8M
California 68,597 164,287 $8.46M
Michigan 60,166 138,199 $7.64M
Texas 45,123 97,611 $5.29M
North Carolina 36,265 86,743 $4.52M
Georgia 37,484 81,392 $4.13M
Kentucky 26,291 66,726 $3.39M
Ohio 28,525 65,187 $3.51M
Illinois 26,699 62,894 $3.37M
New Jersey 23,431 55,627 $2.85M
Missouri 20,283 48,237 $2.51M
Minnesota 22,077 46,779 $2.51M
Wisconsin 21,018 46,709 $2.51M
Washington 19,546 44,418 $2.39M
Virginia 18,454 41,247 $2.17M
Arkansas 17,776 40,968 $2.11M
Tennessee 16,961 40,891 $2.26M
South Carolina 19,235 39,331 $2.09M
Indiana 16,355 39,078 $2.17M
Oregon 15,788 37,064 $1.94M
Alabama 13,911 34,331 $1.84M
Massachusetts 12,236 33,114 $1.78M
Maryland 13,849 30,605 $1.66M
Iowa 12,247 29,911 $1.52M
Louisiana 11,372 29,050 $1.48M
Arizona 12,351 25,315 $1.38M
Maine 8,531 24,691 $1.4M
Connecticut 9,782 24,573 $1.3M
Colorado 10,366 24,042 $1.32M
Mississippi 9,556 20,706 $1.05M
Oklahoma 8,031 19,575 $1.07M
Nevada 9,024 18,068 $1.01M
Kansas 7,592 17,506 $913K
West Virginia 4,796 12,582 $666K
Nebraska 5,437 12,343 $630K
New Mexico 5,700 12,165 $660K
Utah 6,259 11,777 $619K
Hawaii 5,272 11,531 $619K
Montana 4,682 11,492 $615K
New Hampshire 4,341 10,748 $591K
Idaho 4,616 10,466 $563K
Rhode Island 3,648 8,657 $428K
South Dakota 3,391 8,042 $420K
North Dakota 2,581 5,944 $312K
Vermont 1,795 4,147 $235K
Delaware 1,885 4,069 $235K
District of Columbia 1,652 4,003 $198K
Wyoming 1,486 3,375 $188K
Alaska 1,049 2,585 $147K
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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Top prescribers for VENTOLIN HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled322

MIAMI

Florida

MUHAMMAD ALAM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled313

ELMIRA

New York

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

BROOKLYN

New York

TRACY MARMER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled304

JAMAICA

New York

JAMES MCCULLOUGH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled303

METAIRIE

Louisiana

MOHAMMAD YAMANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

CLEARWATER

Florida

MOHAMMAD FARRA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled300

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

DEBRA BALKMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled299

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CARLOS SANTOS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled293

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM SUAREZ ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled293

MIAMI

Florida

WILLY CHUA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled292

MIAMI

Florida

JAN MADISON MD

Claims Filled292

JEFFERSON HILLS

Pennsylvania

ZAW MIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

LAKELAND

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

VINCENT MAMONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

SANFORD

Florida

VICTORIA STELLA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled277

READING

Pennsylvania

ARUN MOHANTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ALESSANDRO CAVALCANTE MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled272

HOULTON

Maine

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled272

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled271

PADUCAH

Kentucky

RICHARD GONZALEZ PEREZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled269

CHICAGO

Illinois

TAIWEN CHEN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled266

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

ANAND BHUPTANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled260

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled259

DETROIT

Michigan

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled259

HIALEAH

Florida