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SPIRIVA

TIOTROPIUM BROMIDE

Spiriva (Tiotropium) is a bronchodilator. It relaxes muscles in your lungs to open your airways and make breathing easier. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5.85M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 58 of 3362

$2.16B
Retail Cost

Rank: 6 of 3362

1,211,919
Patients

Rank: 70 of 3362

253,277
Prescribers

Rank: 77 of 3362

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62%

of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

9%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 111,422 510,122 $190M
New York 89,690 442,461 $165M
Pennsylvania 67,705 352,052 $125M
Florida 78,617 333,679 $126M
Texas 68,065 284,408 $108M
Ohio 55,260 258,224 $97.2M
North Carolina 47,818 237,893 $81.1M
Michigan 52,740 225,229 $95.2M
Illinois 45,383 213,866 $81.2M
Tennessee 42,072 196,537 $69.6M
Georgia 33,696 159,703 $54.8M
Missouri 31,289 159,205 $55M
New Jersey 34,376 156,834 $61.6M
Massachusetts 30,792 156,640 $56.9M
Indiana 30,434 136,626 $52.8M
Virginia 28,838 136,529 $50.1M
Kentucky 26,218 128,132 $44.8M
Washington 23,710 116,181 $41.9M
Alabama 21,788 100,709 $35.3M
Wisconsin 19,494 98,192 $36.2M
South Carolina 20,507 96,168 $34.1M
Arizona 21,700 90,939 $35.2M
Minnesota 18,175 87,230 $34.4M
Louisiana 18,190 85,407 $29.2M
Connecticut 16,642 78,635 $30.2M
Colorado 17,459 76,533 $29.7M
Iowa 13,870 74,663 $25.5M
Oregon 15,052 73,852 $26.8M
Maryland 17,852 73,537 $30.5M
Oklahoma 15,387 73,349 $26.2M
Arkansas 12,225 61,801 $20.5M
West Virginia 12,484 60,434 $21.2M
Maine 10,468 52,533 $20.8M
Mississippi 10,247 48,475 $16M
Kansas 9,319 45,995 $16.2M
Nevada 9,851 41,073 $15.8M
Nebraska 6,307 33,069 $11.2M
Rhode Island 5,997 32,640 $10.8M
New Mexico 5,801 25,785 $9.63M
New Hampshire 5,029 23,695 $9.17M
Idaho 4,824 23,428 $8.24M
Utah 4,704 20,820 $7.62M
Delaware 4,735 19,295 $8.49M
Montana 3,724 18,665 $6.63M
North Dakota 3,152 17,155 $6.02M
South Dakota 3,244 17,140 $5.94M
Hawaii 3,530 16,325 $6.24M
Vermont 3,225 15,323 $6.41M
District of Columbia 2,157 8,511 $3.02M
Wyoming 1,709 8,462 $3.06M
Alaska 1,464 6,400 $2.42M
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 SPIRIVA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled2,403

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled2,240

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

IRINA ZOLOTAREVSKAYA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,748

REGO PARK

New York

ANDRES REDONDO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,718

MIAMI

Florida

JEFFERY MCCARTNEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,697

JACKSON

Tennessee

MOHAMMAD-ALI EL-HARAKEH MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled1,693

PRESCOTT

Arizona

CARLOS MONTALVO BONILLA

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,551

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

BORIS SAGALOVICH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,524

BROOKLYN

New York

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,452

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

TYRONE LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,362

CONWAY

Arkansas

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,315

MIAMI

Florida

NASHAT RABADI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,256

BUFFALO

New York

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,249

AUSTELL

Georgia

SAMUEL AMILL-ACOSTA M.D., FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,247

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ANDREW ASHBY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,111

IOWA CITY

Iowa

KENNETH SHA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,108

FLUSHING

New York

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,104

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

HOANG LE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,104

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

PAMELA DOLOSZYCKI APN

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics

Claims Filled1,072

PEORIA

Illinois

TAIWEN CHEN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled1,054

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL DIMEO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,032

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

M SALIM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,032

CHANDLER

Arizona

KEITH YOUNG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,008

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

GILBERT WITTE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled996

OLEAN

New York

JOHN LESLIE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled995

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia