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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
WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,840

DUBLIN

Georgia

RAVINDER RANDHAWA D.O.

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled1,220

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

GENNADY UKRAINSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled854

FOREST HILLS

New York

DANIEL KLEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled626

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN BELLO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled490

NAPLES

Florida

JOHN BRACE D.O.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled480

ASHTABULA

Ohio

ANOOSHIRAVAN HAMI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled448

ANAHEIM

California

CLIFFORD HOWE MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled441

PUEBLO

Colorado

ALAN VARRAUX MD

Specialist

Claims Filled426

ORLANDO

Florida

ERNESTO NUEVA ESPANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

RIVERDALE

New York

VIRGINIA BRINGAZE MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled411

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JEFFREY REHM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled407

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

IGOR GUTNIK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled399

EAST MEADOW

New York

THOMAS MAGARDINO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled397

NAPLES

Florida

DIMITRY RABKIN M.D.

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled393

BROOKLYN

New York

HABIB BASHOURA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled389

LA VERNE

California

MICHEL BABAJANIAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled373

LOS ANGELES

California

HARPREET SANDHU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled372

PORTERVILLE

California

SEAN KENNEDY DO

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled361

GLENS FALLS

New York

MUBARAK KHAWAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled361

HOUSTON

Texas

MOHAMED RAHMAN MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled360

BROOKLYN

New York

ARSEN STEGNJAJIC MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled356

BRONX

New York

BORIS BENTSIANOV MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled355

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN IPPOLITO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

IRAKLIS LIVAS M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled353

LEXINGTON

Kentucky