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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
YISA SUNMONU MD

Claims Filled646

ASHTABULA

Ohio

SCOTT SILVERSTEIN D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled645

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JOY BURBECK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled641

COLLIERVILLE

Tennessee

FATEH AHMED MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled639

TOLEDO

Ohio

RALPH BOURGEOIS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled639

HOUMA

Louisiana

PANKAJ PATEL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled637

MIDLAND

Texas

GORDON WARNER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled636

CULLMAN

Alabama

MUQDAD ZURIQAT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled628

SHERMAN

Texas

SAIFUL KABIR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled627

ANDERSON

Indiana

THOMAS CHANDLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled627

PAWLEYS ISLAND

South Carolina

DENNIS DANIELS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled625

BRANSON

Missouri

WALTER DONAT M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled623

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

JOHN JAGGERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled622

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

JASON KARP MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled620

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

HUMPHREY WONG MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled618

DAVENPORT

Iowa

BRYAN AVERY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled615

APPLETON

Wisconsin

ARTURO MEADE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled615

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

RICHARD KRINSKY DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled614

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

DOTTIE ANN SAZON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled613

NATIONAL CITY

California

STEPHEN CHEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled612

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHEL SAMAHA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled611

MILFORD

Delaware

TARSEM GUPTA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled610

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

SHAMIM NAJEEBI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled608

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JAMES WITTEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled606

SALEM

Virginia

WILLIAM MCKENZIE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled602

PANAMA CITY

Florida