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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
MARCUS NICHOLS DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

MARIETTA

Ohio

BRADLEY KANODE M,D,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

LAS VEGAS

New Mexico

JEFFREY MCCORMICK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JAMES AKINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SCOTT DEPOT

West Virginia

BRADY COOK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

LOLITA SAYSENG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BRONX

New York

JEANNE OLIVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JOHN MAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

SAN JOSE

California

APRIL BAISDEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

THOMAS WILLIAMS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MILAN

Missouri

JUDITH GARRETT NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled53

CAMILLUS

New York

MARCELLO DIBONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BRONX

New York

PETER FORT M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled53

ORLANDO

Florida

STEPHEN HENDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

JUSTIN RIES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MISSOULA

Montana

SUDESH BANAJI M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

FORREST CITY

Arkansas

DARIUSZ KOSCIELNIAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

EAST STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

DANIEL PIERCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

YARMOUTH

Maine

NIRMALA KANNAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

HAYWARD

California

KELLY REESE NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

AMIT SAXENA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

BRONX

New York

KEVIN CHEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

ARCADIA

California

DAVID LOS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

TUCSON

Arizona

STEPHEN FEUERBORN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled53

SEMINOLE

Oklahoma

EDWARD GRESHAM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

CROSSETT

Arkansas