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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
TAT LAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

LOS ANGELES

California

FREDRIC KULLBERG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled202

ROCKFORD

Illinois

STUART BARTON MEDICAL DOCTOR

Specialist

Claims Filled202

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

LYNN WIENS MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled202

TULSA

Oklahoma

MICHAEL FREEDMAN DO

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled202

LEESBURG

Florida

TODD PARNES DO

Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled202

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

JOEL PENGSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

MORENO VALLEY

California

MICHAEL WEIN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled201

VERO BEACH

Florida

DAVID TOOMEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

OLMER BROOKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

EL PASO

Texas

JOSEPH REDHEAD MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled200

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

NEIL ETTINGER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled200

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

FRANCIS NEUZIL ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled200

LADY LAKE

Florida

TIMOTHY MCLAUGHLIN D.O.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled199

HONOLULU

Hawaii

GEORGE DOMB M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled199

REDDING

California

ALEJANDRO CINTAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

TAMPA

Florida

MYRA SCHACHED DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

VINELAND

New Jersey

ABRAHAM ISHAAYA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled198

LOS ANGELES

California

AGUSTIN ARRIETA M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled197

MIAMI

Florida

MIRALI ZARRABI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled197

LOS ANGELES

California

MARTIN KLAHR M.D.

Claims Filled197

STATEN ISLAND

New York

SETH BRUM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

STATEN ISLAND

New York

JOHN IPPOLITO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

KURT GARREN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled194

DOVER

Ohio