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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.57M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 121 of 3238

$126M
Retail Cost

Rank: 179 of 3238

1,036,903
Patients

Rank: 78 of 3238

263,387
Prescribers

Rank: 66 of 3238

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73%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

7%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 98,006 277,423 $13.3M
Florida 101,214 258,845 $12.6M
Pennsylvania 78,243 188,573 $8.84M
California 66,835 175,714 $8.56M
Michigan 57,030 128,792 $6.66M
Texas 50,110 107,053 $5.41M
North Carolina 44,608 105,285 $5.07M
Georgia 40,429 96,985 $4.64M
Ohio 28,617 68,830 $3.51M
Kentucky 25,873 66,982 $3.19M
Illinois 27,042 63,412 $3.19M
Missouri 21,869 55,479 $2.69M
New Jersey 22,496 53,542 $2.55M
Wisconsin 23,178 51,158 $2.56M
South Carolina 20,741 50,133 $2.48M
Tennessee 21,097 48,183 $2.46M
Minnesota 21,118 46,572 $2.35M
Washington 20,102 45,793 $2.32M
Arkansas 17,730 44,018 $2.15M
Virginia 18,752 43,622 $2.17M
Alabama 18,397 41,811 $2.05M
Indiana 17,600 41,742 $2.17M
Nevada 16,015 38,364 $2.09M
Oregon 15,629 37,144 $1.83M
Massachusetts 12,323 33,599 $1.69M
Maryland 13,301 28,911 $1.46M
Louisiana 11,699 28,219 $1.36M
Iowa 11,014 27,582 $1.33M
Colorado 11,386 27,242 $1.39M
Maine 8,702 25,174 $1.33M
Connecticut 10,187 25,030 $1.24M
Mississippi 11,407 23,602 $1.12M
Arizona 11,452 23,512 $1.2M
Oklahoma 9,407 23,172 $1.2M
Kansas 7,756 17,841 $873K
West Virginia 5,471 14,190 $706K
Nebraska 5,332 12,371 $598K
Montana 5,010 12,290 $612K
New Hampshire 4,617 11,424 $585K
Idaho 5,052 11,384 $572K
Utah 5,981 11,358 $560K
New Mexico 4,773 11,069 $569K
Hawaii 4,802 10,872 $547K
Rhode Island 4,070 9,981 $465K
South Dakota 3,465 8,123 $399K
North Dakota 2,611 6,157 $305K
Vermont 1,907 4,392 $228K
District of Columbia 1,723 4,131 $190K
Delaware 1,909 3,951 $207K
Wyoming 1,455 3,555 $187K
Alaska 1,393 3,447 $177K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
ZOILA FLORES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled358

EAST PATCHOGUE

New York

ANIA BENITEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled358

HIALEAH

Florida

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled352

PADUCAH

Kentucky

CHARALEE BASALDUA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled352

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

LIMBA PANSARA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled349

TAMPA

Florida

LEONID BUKHMAN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled339

NEW YORK

New York

PATRICK TICMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

FRANTZ TORCHON M.D.

Claims Filled332

BRONX

New York

MERCEDES FERRERAS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled330

MIAMI

Florida

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled329

NEW YORK

New York

RYAN TRAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

FRANCISCO ROSARIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

NEW YORK

New York

LEONEL CAMEJO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled324

TAMPA

Florida

JESSICA VIGIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

KISSIMMEE

Florida

GUIDO MACCHIAVELLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

BRONX

New York

GANESH AKULA M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled319

ORLANDO

Florida

MANUEL GARCIA-HERRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

CURTIS CAVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD ORR DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled314

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BABU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled312

BRONX

New York

SINDHAGHATTA VENKATRAM MD

Claims Filled310

BRONX

New York

STEVE TRIKOUNAKIS RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled310

GARNERVILLE

New York

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled307

BRONX

New York

ROBERTO SOLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled305

MIAMI

Florida