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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
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled979

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

AKLILU DEGENE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled976

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled968

PADUCAH

Kentucky

SURESH ENJETI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled950

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

CHARLES KINSELLA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled931

GREENWOOD

Indiana

STEPHEN CHEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled926

MONTEREY PARK

California

SHERIF SHERIF MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled926

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

SHAMIM NAJEEBI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled917

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JAMES JONES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled908

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

FRANK ARNAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled908

JAMESTOWN

New York

ABBAS MANSOUR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled901

EASLEY

South Carolina

MARIO MAGCALAS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled877

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MICHAEL MARSHALL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled874

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ANDREW GOLDBERG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled871

NORMAN

Oklahoma

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled859

HIALEAH

Florida

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled857

CHICAGO

Illinois

WILLY CHUA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled856

MIAMI

Florida

NADER ELDIKA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled850

WICHITA

Kansas

VENTRAPRAGADA MOHAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled846

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

YAN MENG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled839

MODESTO

California

FADI ALKHANKAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled838

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JOSEPH WEST MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled838

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

WILLIAM CHINN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled831

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DAVID PHAM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled830

WESTMINSTER

California

ROBERT SHELLMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled827

SHELBYVILLE

Indiana