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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
DAVID COLA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LISBON

Ohio

KAY MURPHY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LYLES

Tennessee

GEORGE SPRECACE M.D. J.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

NARAYANA PULA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

ELKTON

Maryland

GENE GERMANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

HOWARD YOUNG MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANNAPOLIS

Maryland

JERRY SIMMONS M.D., P.A.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEXIA

Texas

SPENCER HALLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILBRAHAM

Massachusetts

JOSEPH CIPRIANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

CLAYTON CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

California

BEN SMITH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TROY

Alabama

COSSETTE WITTY-LEWIS RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

MASSENA

New York

JOSEPH HOWARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GULF BREEZE

Florida

NAYYER ALI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

CINDY NORVELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAYTONVILLE

California

MICHAEL CARNEVALE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EUGENE

Oregon

JOSEPHINE ELROD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Ohio

JAMES JORDAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT CALHOUN

Nebraska

TINAH CANDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

CHARLES ARTHURS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

RANDAL WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SULPHUR

Oklahoma

NATASHA KARANJIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania

STEVEN HEYDEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JOHN WINNIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOLKSTON

Georgia

WILLIAM CULLIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RONAN

Montana