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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
STEVEN KRAKER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled826

HOLLAND

Michigan

TAMIM AL-KHARRAT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled817

CANTON

Georgia

OLUSEGUN OSENI MD, FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled812

WEATHERFORD

Texas

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled812

NEW YORK

New York

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled800

PARIS

Texas

JAHAIRA SERRANO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled797

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARTER CHILDS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled787

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

TARIQ ABDELKARIM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled783

HILLSDALE

Michigan

DONALD RABIL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled780

DURHAM

North Carolina

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled778

WESTLAND

Michigan

FREDRIC KULLBERG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled773

ROCKFORD

Illinois

AMITAB PURI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled773

TUCSON

Arizona

GARY VOCCIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled771

ROME

Georgia

GERALD DEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled769

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

EMORY ROBINETTE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled769

ABINGDON

Virginia

ALBERTO CHOY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled764

JUPITER

Florida

THOMAS BAKER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled759

AMARILLO

Texas

JOSEPH THORPE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled759

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BRIAN KELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled759

HILLSBORO

Oregon

AYESHA SIKDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled750

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

JEFFREY SHEA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled748

LONGVIEW

Texas

ANEES ARSHAD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled748

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

MARK GRIMM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled748

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MIROSLAV NUDELMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled744

EASTCHESTER

New York

HOWARD EISENBERG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled742

CAPE CORAL

Florida