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IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL

IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL SULFATE

The combination of albuterol and ipratropium is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways) such as chronic bronchitis (swelling of the air passages that lead to the lungs) and emphysema (damage to the air sacs in the lungs). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

895K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 257 of 3362

$20.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 628 of 3362

259,544
Patients

Rank: 253 of 3362

50,358
Prescribers

Rank: 407 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 19,451 77,504 $1.71M
New York 18,162 66,972 $1.64M
Florida 20,556 63,913 $1.23M
California 15,743 55,446 $1.24M
Ohio 15,019 52,095 $1.17M
Texas 17,562 47,182 $1.33M
Illinois 13,480 46,938 $1.03M
New Jersey 9,415 39,106 $767K
Indiana 8,394 27,948 $649K
North Carolina 9,558 27,262 $719K
Wisconsin 5,572 25,758 $599K
Missouri 7,333 24,729 $528K
Tennessee 6,881 23,349 $442K
Michigan 6,257 23,306 $587K
Massachusetts 8,065 22,280 $516K
Kentucky 5,864 20,161 $430K
Maryland 4,909 16,151 $286K
Virginia 4,457 15,798 $336K
Connecticut 5,966 15,590 $359K
Minnesota 3,833 15,475 $546K
Georgia 4,689 15,313 $297K
Iowa 3,345 15,106 $397K
Kansas 3,373 14,114 $315K
Alabama 4,290 12,167 $342K
Washington 3,169 10,963 $272K
Louisiana 3,570 10,178 $282K
Colorado 3,302 10,131 $221K
South Carolina 3,213 9,916 $242K
Arizona 2,084 7,852 $184K
Arkansas 2,084 7,616 $165K
Oklahoma 2,768 7,287 $262K
West Virginia 1,998 6,800 $161K
Nebraska 1,568 5,887 $154K
Mississippi 2,186 5,578 $167K
Maine 1,599 5,245 $154K
Oregon 1,498 4,888 $145K
Rhode Island 1,616 4,870 $106K
New Hampshire 1,355 4,732 $117K
South Dakota 895 4,144 $133K
North Dakota 894 3,798 $116K
Montana 759 3,190 $83.7K
Idaho 686 2,793 $69.4K
Delaware 692 2,703 $47.1K
Nevada 764 2,664 $53K
New Mexico 804 2,412 $67.3K
Vermont 542 2,351 $57.2K
Utah 394 1,839 $41K
Wyoming 346 1,446 $37.7K
District of Columbia 268 1,077 $19.2K
Hawaii 400 830 $26.9K
Alaska 117 353 $10K
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 IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERIK SOIFERMAN D.O., F.A.C.O.I.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,556

MERION STATION

Pennsylvania

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

TUCKER

Georgia

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,168

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,053

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled932

WINCHESTER

Kansas

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled929

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled901

DUBLIN

Georgia

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled836

DUNEDIN

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled800

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled798

LORAIN

Ohio

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled772

ROME

New York

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled696

WOODLAWN

Virginia

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled668

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled660

DES MOINES

Iowa

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled652

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

LEON BUTLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled650

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SHRIRAM SIRSIKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled633

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled626

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled624

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

PATRICE YATES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled618

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

DAVID TOOMEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled615

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled582

WESTLAND

Michigan

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled579

WESTLAND

Michigan

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled564

WESTON

Massachusetts

PATRICIA SAUERS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled561

YORK SPRINGS

Pennsylvania