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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
GUILLERMO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled270

DOUGLASSVILLE

Pennsylvania

GLORIOSA ANTIPORDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

JEFFREY REID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled267

CARROLLTON

Georgia

SURESH ENJETI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled267

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled267

PADUCAH

Kentucky

NAVEENA PATHMAKUMAR M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

BRONX

New York

STAN ZINKOVSKY OTR, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled266

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

PATRICK TICMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

USMAN BARULA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

EVANGELIA PAPAGEORGE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled265

HENDERSON

Nevada

JEAN BALZORA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

BRONX

New York

JAIME LOPEZ-SANTINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

NEW YORK

New York

LINDA ROGERS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled264

NEW YORK

New York

RAMESH PARCHURI M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

UMBREEN LODI MD

Allergy

Claims Filled263

ATLANTA

Georgia

AJITH KARAYIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

BRONX

New York

RIYAD BASIR M.D.

Claims Filled261

BRONX

New York

N C BAPTIST HOSP PHAR, INC

Claims Filled261

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

LAURA TRICE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled260

CINCINNATI

Ohio

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled260

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled259

JACKSON

Tennessee

JESSICA VIGIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RICHARD HUGHES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled259

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

FIRAS ZOUABI M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled258

DETROIT

Michigan