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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
DANIEL POTTS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled243

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

BRIAN MITCHELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled242

BOCA RATON

Florida

WALLACE DUFF, M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled240

OMAHA

Nebraska

RAYMOND GONZALEZ MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled237

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JOHN MCCARTHY D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled236

STATEN ISLAND

New York

JOEL PENGSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

MORENO VALLEY

California

ALEXANDRE CARVALHO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled234

SUNNYVALE

Texas

DAVID PLAXICO M.D

Allergy

Claims Filled234

MACON

Georgia

OLUSEGUN OGUNFOWORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

FRANCISCO CRUZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID MAURER M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled232

HILTON HEAD

South Carolina

DAVID SHARP D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

OMAHA

Nebraska

LON BARROW M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled229

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

ERNESTO QUINTO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

SACRAMENTO

California

DANIEL SULLIVAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled226

MELBOURNE

Florida

ASHRAF ESKANDER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled225

SAN BERNARDINO

California

BELA FALTAY MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled224

AKRON

Ohio

DALE BRENT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

SHERMAN OAKS

California

JHUJHAR SINGH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled224

UPLAND

California

RICHARD ROLAND MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled223

NAPLES

Florida

RAFAEL PALMEROLA MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled222

MIAMI

Florida

BRION LOCK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled222

AUSTELL

Georgia

JOSEPH MAROTTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MOHAMAD AL-JABBAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

FLINT

Michigan

LEONARD ADELSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled220

SHERMAN OAKS

California