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BUDESONIDE

Rhinocort Aqua (Budesonide) is a steroid nasal spray that works directly in your nose to reduce swelling and allergy symptoms. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

191K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 537 of 3362

$57.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 363 of 3362

38,734
Patients

Rank: 595 of 3362

23,509
Prescribers

Rank: 587 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 4,057 18,446 $5.89M
Pennsylvania 2,703 14,789 $4.26M
Texas 2,808 10,864 $3.49M
Florida 2,511 10,668 $2.78M
New Jersey 2,052 10,123 $3.13M
Ohio 1,871 9,801 $2.93M
California 1,875 8,563 $2.39M
Illinois 1,666 8,036 $2.15M
North Carolina 1,416 7,886 $2.62M
Michigan 1,272 5,643 $1.92M
Indiana 1,128 5,541 $1.94M
Wisconsin 837 5,211 $1.45M
Minnesota 929 5,184 $1.83M
Massachusetts 1,119 4,659 $1.55M
Iowa 583 3,936 $1.19M
Missouri 779 3,885 $1.2M
Connecticut 853 3,872 $1.24M
Kansas 671 3,813 $1.14M
Kentucky 761 3,794 $1.11M
Virginia 689 3,741 $989K
Maryland 650 3,522 $963K
Tennessee 664 3,479 $973K
Georgia 624 3,067 $904K
South Carolina 519 2,598 $781K
Washington 517 2,490 $761K
Arizona 497 2,180 $625K
South Dakota 307 2,147 $630K
Nebraska 296 1,970 $570K
Louisiana 466 1,885 $578K
Alabama 400 1,681 $506K
North Dakota 272 1,660 $609K
Mississippi 365 1,651 $541K
Oklahoma 401 1,582 $521K
Oregon 378 1,520 $454K
Colorado 322 1,441 $461K
West Virginia 221 1,083 $265K
Nevada 130 944 $154K
Arkansas 199 868 $234K
Rhode Island 138 848 $237K
Delaware 145 833 $241K
New Hampshire 153 765 $222K
Idaho 132 734 $182K
Vermont 128 634 $184K
Montana 109 628 $171K
Maine 141 593 $184K
New Mexico 115 498 $161K
Utah 105 477 $143K
Wyoming 43 295 $81.6K
Hawaii 71 213 $69.5K
District of Columbia 41 196 $57.2K
Alaska 32 $11.6K
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 BUDESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LARRY PLUNDO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled227

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

RESTITUTO ACOSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

ROME

New York

THOMAS DEGREGORY D.O.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled210

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

KIRK ELLIOTT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

ARNAUDVILLE

Louisiana

SALVADOR COQUIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

CLINTON

New Jersey

MOHAMMAD AFZAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

SOMERSET

Kentucky

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

TUCKER

Georgia

KYLE DETTBARN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled174

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

CHARLES HARDIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

SALYERSVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled169

WINCHESTER

Kansas

RACHEL AVGUSH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled167

GARNERVILLE

New York

PATRICIA JOHNSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled163

CAMBRIDGE

Maryland

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled161

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JAMES ABBOTT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

RICHMOND

Virginia

LUIS DEVENECIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

OLNEY

Illinois

MUNIR AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

CECILIA CELESTINO M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled152

CLINTON

New Jersey

ROBERT BRACKBILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

READING

Pennsylvania

HAMIDREZA MOGHADDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

SUNNY ISLES BEACH

Florida

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled145

MCKINNEY

Texas

SANDEEP KALRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

NORBERTO ALVAREZ M.D.

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled140

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

ROME

New York

WALTON SCHALICK MD PHD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled134

MIDDLETON

Wisconsin