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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
RALPH BASSETT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled240

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

MIGDONIA MONTEJO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled240

NORFOLK

Virginia

DANIEL SULLIVAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled238

MELBOURNE

Florida

JENNY DRICE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

MIAMI

Florida

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled237

CALHOUN

Georgia

JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

ARCADIA

California

KIRK UOMOTO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

LOS ANGELES

California

VYTAS SILIUNAS DO

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled235

LINWOOD

New Jersey

ELENA VEZZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

BRONX

New York

NICHOLAS DODGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

DUNMORE

Pennsylvania

BIKRAMJIT MALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

DANVILLE

Illinois

CYNTHIA PATTON

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled232

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

MICHAEL MUNIER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled232

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

DAVID GU D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

ALHAMBRA

California

DAVID MAURER M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled230

HILTON HEAD

South Carolina

BRAHMA GUPTA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled228

CHICAGO

Illinois

FREDERICK BUNGE M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled226

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

ANDREW MARLOWE M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled225

SARASOTA

Florida

JASON KARP MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled225

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

JAMES GORDON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled224

TUCSON

Arizona

PATRICK POWERS M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled224

RICHMOND

Virginia

JUNJI HIGUCHI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled223

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DALE BRENT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

SHERMAN OAKS

California

THET OO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled223

COLTON

California

HILLARY HURTADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York