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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 2015

924K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 254 of 3395

$19.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 718 of 3395

274,026
Patients

Rank: 247 of 3395

50,117
Prescribers

Rank: 406 of 3395

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

605K

2011

692K

2012

824K

2013

895K

2014

925K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$22.4M

2011

$22.4M

2012

$22.9M

2013

$20.9M

2014

$19.4M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$36

2011

$34

2012

$29

2013

$31

2014

$28

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 20,226 74,796 $1.56M
Florida 21,843 67,128 $1.15M
New York 18,993 67,040 $1.51M
California 18,021 60,489 $1.25M
Ohio 15,972 53,431 $1.15M
Texas 19,055 51,053 $1.27M
Illinois 13,688 47,499 $882K
New Jersey 9,370 37,913 $625K
North Carolina 10,292 27,862 $637K
Indiana 8,228 26,684 $567K
Missouri 7,920 26,361 $511K
Michigan 6,912 25,938 $578K
Wisconsin 5,538 25,402 $499K
Massachusetts 8,698 22,670 $489K
Tennessee 6,526 22,292 $418K
Kentucky 5,761 20,032 $416K
Virginia 4,951 18,238 $339K
Maryland 5,258 17,973 $298K
Iowa 3,834 17,797 $354K
Georgia 5,424 17,199 $289K
Minnesota 3,929 16,374 $413K
Connecticut 6,134 15,613 $337K
Kansas 3,509 15,245 $303K
Alabama 4,699 13,500 $333K
Louisiana 3,774 10,796 $300K
Washington 3,305 10,770 $240K
Colorado 3,417 10,034 $213K
South Carolina 3,044 9,031 $212K
Oklahoma 3,125 8,046 $249K
Nebraska 2,032 7,903 $164K
Arkansas 2,441 7,864 $153K
Arizona 2,196 7,509 $163K
West Virginia 2,000 6,867 $153K
Mississippi 2,501 6,825 $184K
New Hampshire 1,594 5,441 $143K
Maine 1,528 4,804 $150K
Rhode Island 1,640 4,752 $94.3K
Oregon 1,498 4,702 $124K
South Dakota 984 4,428 $114K
North Dakota 866 3,752 $88.1K
Nevada 913 3,387 $58.9K
Montana 795 3,191 $67.7K
Idaho 719 2,940 $68K
New Mexico 889 2,679 $66.5K
Delaware 635 2,571 $39.2K
Vermont 537 2,135 $47.1K
Utah 391 1,564 $31.1K
Wyoming 370 1,405 $33.2K
District of Columbia 267 1,224 $20K
Hawaii 375 815 $24.7K
Alaska 91 308 $6,725
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
JONN AMICK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LIBERTY

Missouri

TIM BEIDELSCHIES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOSTORIA

Ohio

MARIO PELLETIER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

RAGHURAJ TOMAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VINELAND

New Jersey

SAMUEL BOWEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

JOSEPH VRABEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Ohio

SALWA GERGES MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

FRANK RICH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

ARTHUR SZCZERBA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

JOHN MULLALLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT HURON

Michigan

ADA HELLELOID MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SILVER BAY

Minnesota

CASEY STELTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAYTON

Utah

JANICE MCKENNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HURON

South Dakota

DAVID VERMILLION M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUBBOCK

Texas

EUGENE GRIFFIN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DEBORAH BACESKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Pennsylvania

NAWED SIDDIQUI MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled50

GLENS FALLS

New York

ROBERT ALLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PIERRE

South Dakota

EDWARD KEPP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

PAUL DUDLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ONAWA

Iowa

LESLIE WISCOMBE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RAYTOWN

Missouri

ALLEN DENNISON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BARRINGTON

Rhode Island

FRANK SHANLEY D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

DENVILLE

New Jersey

LEOCADIA PRAWDZIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

RAMA VAIDYANATHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin