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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
SAVINDER JULKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

DUNDALK

Maryland

ANNAMMA JOHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

YONKERS

New York

DAVID GEORGE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled216

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

WILLIAM BENNETT PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled216

DANVILLE

Virginia

ELENA VEZZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled215

BRONX

New York

ROBERT ROBERTSON M. D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled214

NORTHRIDGE

California

DAVID BRODNER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled214

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

BRANDON

Mississippi

NOLAN SHIPMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled213

BRYAN

Texas

MANUEL SUAREZ BARCELO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

TODD ADKINS M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled212

JACKSON

Mississippi

ELLIS WEBSTER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled211

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

BRIAN HEABERLIN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled211

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

VIVEK GUPTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

CHICAGO

Illinois

PAUL LAPCO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled208

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

JAGTAR DHADWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

POMONA

California

EARL BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CHARLES MCSWAIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BRIAN HAAG FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled206

ARLINGTON

Texas

THOMAS KANG MD

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled205

TUCSON

Arizona

PAUL HOWARD MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled205

LUBBOCK

Texas

CHRISTOPHER WALZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled202

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

CHRISTINE HALVORSEN PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled202

LEESBURG

Florida

ASSA WEINBERG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled201

LOS ANGELES

California

NATHANAEL DESIRE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

BELLPORT

New York