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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
FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled720

HIALEAH

Florida

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled718

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

DAVID BROWN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled717

LANCASTER

Ohio

TERENCE KILROY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled714

LAKEWOOD

Ohio

WILLIAM CULBERTSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled713

PADUCAH

Kentucky

GERALD DEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled706

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ANTHONY VACCA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled693

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

BRUCE YERGIN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled692

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOSEPH ANIGBOGU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled689

LIMA

Ohio

JOSEPH SMIDDY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled686

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

M SALIM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled686

CHANDLER

Arizona

JOSE SANTIAGO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled679

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

JOSEPH THORPE MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled679

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BARRY SIGAL MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled678

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

MARK GRIMM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled676

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled674

WESTLAND

Michigan

DARSHAK PANDYA DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled673

ROME

Georgia

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled662

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RICHARD HUGHES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled659

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

MANEL NAYAK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled653

WAYCROSS

Georgia

TAMIM AL-KHARRAT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled652

CANTON

Georgia

AQEEL MANDVIWALA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled652

LONDON

Kentucky

CHARLES KINSELLA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled649

GREENWOOD

Indiana

MANOJ MAJMUDAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled648

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

JOHN WOLFE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled648

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri