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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). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

894K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 258 of 3362

$23.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 599 of 3362

328,710
Patients

Rank: 216 of 3362

94,733
Prescribers

Rank: 258 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 34,577 103,244 $2.5M
Florida 30,581 76,957 $2.1M
New York 24,884 75,631 $1.7M
Texas 20,968 52,554 $1.4M
Ohio 14,890 38,421 $1.1M
Pennsylvania 13,762 37,600 $1.04M
Michigan 12,988 33,326 $940K
North Carolina 11,839 30,173 $830K
Illinois 10,523 29,808 $752K
Georgia 9,903 27,827 $634K
New Jersey 8,278 21,391 $541K
Virginia 7,753 21,201 $572K
Missouri 7,423 20,041 $566K
Washington 7,292 19,430 $578K
Tennessee 8,079 19,367 $529K
Massachusetts 7,176 18,956 $528K
Arizona 6,805 16,847 $488K
Indiana 6,250 16,722 $457K
Wisconsin 5,305 14,795 $447K
Minnesota 5,423 14,658 $488K
Oregon 5,212 13,857 $442K
South Carolina 5,637 13,585 $368K
Maryland 4,992 13,548 $355K
Colorado 5,390 13,534 $405K
Alabama 5,280 13,479 $354K
Louisiana 4,824 12,252 $309K
Iowa 3,688 12,136 $306K
Kentucky 4,430 12,054 $316K
Nebraska 2,306 8,847 $179K
Kansas 2,840 8,250 $222K
Connecticut 3,230 8,196 $227K
Oklahoma 3,363 8,169 $229K
Mississippi 3,072 7,513 $188K
Arkansas 2,715 6,595 $180K
Nevada 2,352 6,391 $173K
West Virginia 2,291 6,347 $163K
Utah 1,761 4,400 $135K
Idaho 1,569 4,298 $126K
Rhode Island 1,322 3,634 $97.1K
New Hampshire 1,274 3,467 $97.4K
New Mexico 1,487 3,390 $108K
Maine 1,263 3,366 $90.7K
South Dakota 888 2,933 $73.2K
Delaware 1,067 2,646 $76.8K
Hawaii 1,145 2,401 $72.7K
North Dakota 676 2,332 $58.8K
Montana 852 2,147 $63.2K
Vermont 549 1,341 $35.7K
District of Columbia 405 1,074 $25.9K
Alaska 401 966 $28.3K
Wyoming 331 783 $21.6K
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 IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSHUA LIGHT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled351

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled348

ROME

New York

PAVAN ANAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled347

NAPLES

Florida

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled342

CULLMAN

Alabama

KENNETH SLATER MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled342

MARION

Virginia

ERICA THALER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled330

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PETER BALACUIT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled325

MONROVIA

California

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled323

BOAZ

Alabama

ALEXANDRE CARVALHO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled321

SUNNYVALE

Texas

JAMES HOULE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled318

BOCA RATON

Florida

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled318

LONG BEACH

California

VICTOR MARTINEZ-SORIA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MAHER AL-KOUBAYTARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled309

CHICAGO

Illinois

SABAH KADHIUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled307

SAN DIMAS

California

DANIEL POTTS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled306

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MARTIN KLAHR M.D.

Claims Filled305

STATEN ISLAND

New York

VIJAY KUMAR MD,FCCP

Specialist

Claims Filled305

SIMI VALLEY

California

ASHRAF ESKANDER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled303

SAN BERNARDINO

California

DAVID BRODNER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled301

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM BENNETT PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled300

DANVILLE

Virginia

SUMAN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

VAN NUYS

California

AQIL IMAM MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled292

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

RAYMOND GONZALEZ MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled291

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

HORACIO GROISMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled286

MIAMI

Florida

MARK EBADI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled286

DENVER

Colorado