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Prescriber Checkup » SPIRIVA

SPIRIVA

Prevents the symptoms of bronchospasm caused by emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This medicine is a bronchodilator. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.95M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.29B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 427,256 $122M
New York 364,324 $97.1M
Pennsylvania 306,466 $79.7M
Florida 257,102 $70M
Texas 232,838 $63.6M
Ohio 217,726 $60.3M
Illinois 186,040 $49.9M
North Carolina 183,216 $46.1M
Tennessee 173,840 $44.1M
Michigan 156,145 $44.5M
Missouri 129,583 $32.5M
Georgia 127,720 $32.6M
Massachusetts 126,743 $33.2M
New Jersey 126,602 $34.1M
Virginia 114,502 $30.5M
Kentucky 112,903 $29.1M
Indiana 110,126 $29.7M
Washington 95,674 $25.9M
Alabama 83,436 $20.7M
South Carolina 74,505 $19.1M
Minnesota 74,099 $20.6M
Arizona 73,301 $21.2M
Wisconsin 72,572 $19.1M
Louisiana 70,606 $18.2M
Oklahoma 66,761 $17.4M
Connecticut 65,976 $17.9M
Oregon 59,015 $16M
Iowa 58,799 $14.7M
Maryland 55,440 $16.5M
Colorado 54,060 $15.9M
West Virginia 52,604 $13.7M
Arkansas 51,830 $12.7M
Maine 45,858 $12.9M
Mississippi 44,593 $11M
Kansas 42,447 $11M
Puerto Rico 36,234 $8.83M
Nevada 36,213 $10M
Rhode Island 30,620 $7.43M
Nebraska 29,943 $7.51M
New Mexico 23,396 $6.49M
New Hampshire 20,854 $5.73M
Idaho 20,313 $5.24M
Utah 17,693 $4.83M
Montana 16,389 $4.24M
Vermont 14,315 $4M
Hawaii 13,940 $3.91M
South Dakota 13,495 $3.46M
Delaware 13,191 $4.03M
North Dakota 13,129 $3.33M
Wyoming 8,378 $2.25M
District of Columbia 6,053 $1.59M
Alaska 5,688 $1.6M
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for SPIRIVA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled2,153

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,958

MIAMI

Florida

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,876

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

CHRISTIAN MALUF MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,759

MCALLEN

Texas

JEFFERY MCCARTNEY M.D.

Claims Filled1,708

JACKSON

Tennessee

SURESH ENJETI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,631

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

BORIS SAGALOVICH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,585

BROOKLYN

New York

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,509

AUSTELL

Georgia

TYRONE LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,299

CONWAY

Arkansas

ANDRES REDONDO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,283

MIAMI

Florida

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,106

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

HOANG LE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,086

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

AYESHA SIKDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,032

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,032

PADUCAH

Kentucky

DAVID PHAM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,007

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

DAVID WEINER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,003

GARFIELD HTS

Ohio

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled986

LOS ANGELES

California

IRINA ZOLOTAREVSKAYA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled984

REGO PARK

New York

JOHN LESLIE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled978

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

NASHAT RABADI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled940

BUFFALO

New York

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled885

NEW YORK

New York

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled881

PARIS

Texas

GILBERT WITTE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled866

OLEAN

New York

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled860

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

DARREN HOFFBERGER D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled852

POMPANO BEACH

Florida