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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 2015

969K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 243 of 3395

$25.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 624 of 3395

364,674
Patients

Rank: 201 of 3395

100,774
Prescribers

Rank: 247 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

811K

2011

789K

2012

845K

2013

894K

2014

969K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$19.3M

2011

$18M

2012

$20.2M

2013

$23.7M

2014

$25.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$21

2011

$21

2012

$21

2013

$24

2014

$24

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 37,259 107,377 $2.64M
Florida 32,996 82,678 $2.25M
New York 27,113 79,545 $1.82M
Texas 22,824 54,792 $1.48M
Pennsylvania 15,797 43,839 $1.21M
Ohio 15,842 40,487 $1.18M
Michigan 14,101 35,041 $1M
North Carolina 14,156 34,779 $947K
Illinois 11,542 31,411 $815K
Georgia 11,623 31,347 $711K
New Jersey 9,503 24,812 $593K
Virginia 8,590 22,922 $622K
Tennessee 9,214 22,033 $593K
Missouri 8,264 21,680 $591K
Massachusetts 8,069 21,639 $626K
Washington 8,057 21,222 $630K
Arizona 7,984 18,810 $528K
Indiana 7,141 18,512 $495K
Wisconsin 5,689 15,775 $468K
South Carolina 6,409 15,438 $428K
Minnesota 5,783 15,399 $515K
Colorado 5,950 15,290 $440K
Maryland 5,858 15,221 $404K
Louisiana 6,036 15,079 $385K
Oregon 5,479 14,907 $465K
Alabama 5,812 14,739 $385K
Kentucky 5,202 13,439 $359K
Iowa 3,738 11,756 $304K
Connecticut 3,595 9,472 $264K
Oklahoma 3,877 9,405 $264K
Kansas 3,122 8,803 $229K
Mississippi 3,464 8,396 $209K
West Virginia 2,556 7,212 $187K
Arkansas 2,952 7,133 $193K
Nebraska 2,183 7,008 $155K
Nevada 2,580 6,446 $183K
Utah 2,207 5,717 $169K
Idaho 1,873 4,819 $140K
New Hampshire 1,573 4,245 $118K
New Mexico 1,770 4,009 $122K
Rhode Island 1,464 3,982 $93.1K
Maine 1,429 3,915 $112K
Delaware 1,497 3,406 $95.9K
South Dakota 1,010 3,067 $79K
Montana 955 2,388 $73.2K
North Dakota 698 2,273 $61.4K
Hawaii 1,027 2,219 $67.9K
Vermont 562 1,391 $38.6K
District of Columbia 410 1,121 $26.8K
Alaska 444 1,009 $27.4K
Wyoming 409 917 $27.2K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
PETER BALACUIT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

MONROVIA

California

WEILY SOONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled218

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BRENDA GUYER MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled217

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

JOSEPH MIRANTE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled215

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

NOLAN SHIPMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled214

BRYAN

Texas

ROBERT REAGLE DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled214

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

CYNTHIA MILLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled213

LONG BEACH

California

ANOOSHIRAVAN HAMI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled210

ANAHEIM

California

PAUL NIOLET M.D.

Clinical Laboratory Immunology

Claims Filled210

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

JAMES HADEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled209

FORT WORTH

Texas

JACK HASSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled208

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BRIAN CHANGLAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

MANLIUS

New York

JASON KARP MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled208

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

ELENA VEZZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled206

BRONX

New York

WALLACE DUFF, M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled206

OMAHA

Nebraska

ARDESHIR TAMBOLI M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled206

WINTERSVILLE

Ohio

EDWARD AUSMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

POLK

Pennsylvania

JENNY DRICE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

MIAMI

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

TUCKER

Georgia

CLODUALDO ORQUIZA MD

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled204

LINWOOD

New Jersey

HAMIDREZA MOGHADDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

SUNNY ISLES BEACH

Florida

LORENZO PELLY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ALEXANDER OVCHINSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled203

BROOKLYN

New York

RAY LARA D.O.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled203

TUCSON

Arizona

GWENDOLYN LOZADA - PELCZYNSKI GNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled203

NEW YORK

New York