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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
TAN NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

LA JOLLA

California

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled404

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN KENNEDY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled404

MARION

Indiana

JOEL AMIDON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled403

NEW HARTFORD

New York

RAFAEL RONDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

TAMPA

Florida

LIAM FRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

AUSTIN

Texas

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled397

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DAVID APGAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled394

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MACDONALD DUBOSE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled393

SUMTER

South Carolina

RESTITUTO ACOSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled393

ROME

New York

TSUNG CHANG CHEN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled393

CUPERTINO

California

RADHARANI GOLLAMUDI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled391

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled390

TROUP

Texas

THOMAS VRABLE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled388

EAST PALESTINE

Ohio

JOHN PACE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

CAROL STREAM

Illinois

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

MALATHI TADAKAMALLA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled386

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled385

EULESS

Texas

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

KENTWOOD

Michigan

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled383

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAMES PIKE D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled381

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

DAVID JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

NEWTOWN SQUARE

Pennsylvania

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

ANSTED

West Virginia

RAOUF KODSY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled380

UTICA

New York

KHALID WASEEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled380

HAGERSTOWN

Maryland