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IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE

Ipratropium oral inhalation is used to prevent wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways) such as chronic bronchitis (swelling of the air passages that lead to the lungs) and emphysema (damage to the air sacs in the lungs). Ipratropium is in a class of medications called bronchodilators. It works by relaxing and opening the air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

845K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 259 of 3238

$20.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 606 of 3238

305,245
Patients

Rank: 219 of 3238

89,499
Prescribers

Rank: 259 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 34,558 104,976 $2.4M
New York 23,665 73,335 $1.64M
Florida 28,234 71,618 $1.69M
Texas 20,445 50,155 $1.2M
Ohio 13,949 37,845 $940K
Pennsylvania 12,614 35,909 $912K
Michigan 11,607 30,484 $737K
Illinois 9,515 27,978 $627K
North Carolina 10,623 27,025 $684K
Georgia 9,442 26,603 $572K
New Jersey 8,002 22,390 $528K
Tennessee 7,546 19,000 $438K
Virginia 6,838 18,982 $455K
Missouri 6,758 18,490 $454K
Washington 6,720 17,764 $451K
Massachusetts 6,518 17,361 $436K
Indiana 5,972 16,232 $416K
Arizona 6,135 14,624 $368K
Alabama 5,185 13,778 $325K
Wisconsin 4,581 13,645 $363K
Minnesota 4,760 12,854 $363K
Oregon 4,666 12,668 $359K
Maryland 4,208 12,135 $288K
Louisiana 4,623 11,825 $259K
Kentucky 4,236 11,397 $277K
Colorado 4,552 11,371 $291K
Iowa 3,402 10,998 $246K
South Carolina 4,397 10,469 $262K
Nebraska 2,354 8,950 $177K
Kansas 2,635 8,226 $203K
Oklahoma 2,962 7,331 $191K
Mississippi 2,938 7,144 $162K
Connecticut 2,815 6,994 $175K
Nevada 2,150 6,464 $136K
West Virginia 2,077 5,832 $138K
Arkansas 2,270 5,600 $129K
Utah 1,543 3,944 $104K
Idaho 1,432 3,847 $92.6K
Rhode Island 1,207 3,192 $76.1K
Maine 1,212 3,180 $85.9K
New Mexico 1,360 3,103 $82.3K
South Dakota 805 3,076 $65.1K
New Hampshire 1,150 3,057 $79.7K
Delaware 937 2,415 $65.5K
North Dakota 643 2,290 $50.4K
Montana 773 2,097 $50.2K
Hawaii 969 2,016 $51.6K
Vermont 456 1,213 $29.6K
District of Columbia 385 1,165 $25.9K
Alaska 308 818 $18.9K
Wyoming 261 669 $16.2K
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 IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MERRITT SESHUL M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

JAY SPARKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JEREMY CUZZOURT MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

MARK SHERIDAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CASSANDRA WORMACK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLINT

Michigan

NGO PHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALHAMBRA

California

ALAN FOZAILOFF M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ENCINO

California

DAVID MARGOLIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Michigan

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

SUBIR GUHA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GALLATIN

Tennessee

AJAZ UMERANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

DEBORAH ROSIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

EDISON

New Jersey

JAMES ROTH M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

DICKSON

Tennessee

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

BRIAN STUART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GALLATIN

Tennessee

AMATUL KHALID MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

WARREN LINE MD

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled50

BURBANK

California

BORIS PEYSIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

SUNIL JOSHI M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

KENNETH ETRA M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

GREAT NECK

New York

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

SUSAN REYNOLDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARTSVILLE

South Carolina

HARSHA GOPAL MD, FACS

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

DIRK HINES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBERT DEAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona