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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
NANCY RECTOR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled601

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WILLIAM OBRYAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled597

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

KENNETH MAR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled595

RUTLAND

Vermont

ANEES ARSHAD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled595

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled595

HAYTI

Missouri

MOHAMMAD-ALI EL-HARAKEH MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled594

PRESCOTT

Arizona

DANIEL LEIBMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled593

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

JOYCE WADE-HAMME M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled592

JACKSON

Mississippi

JENG LIAO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled591

MONTEREY PARK

California

HAROLD HALLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled590

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RICHARD BARON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled590

ENDWELL

New York

CARLOS SANTOS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled589

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

KRISTIN HOLM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled588

WATERVILLE

Maine

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled587

ONEIDA

Tennessee

DAVID WILSON MD

Claims Filled586

COLUMBUS

Indiana

JEFFREY REID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled584

CARROLLTON

Georgia

SOMNATH NAIK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled583

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

AMY SILVERTHORN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled582

PHOENIX

Arizona

GARY TREW M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled580

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

LUTHER CORLEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled578

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JUSTIN BLAYLOCK P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled576

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

ANDREW DIXON MD

Specialist/Technologist

Claims Filled569

BELFAST

Maine

JOHN WHITE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled568

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

GARY AGIA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled568

SEWELL

New Jersey

ABBAS MANSOUR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled567

EASLEY

South Carolina