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Prescriber Checkup » ADVAIR DISKUS

ADVAIR DISKUS

Prevents symptoms of asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. This medicine is a combination of a steroid and a bronchodilator. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

5.52M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.66B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 604,343 $169M
New York 478,984 $127M
Florida 449,430 $118M
Pennsylvania 372,998 $98.1M
Texas 287,669 $79.9M
Ohio 235,077 $68.1M
Illinois 221,330 $60.6M
North Carolina 217,646 $55.7M
Michigan 189,706 $54.8M
New Jersey 182,207 $47.8M
Georgia 161,732 $42M
Massachusetts 159,348 $43.7M
Missouri 158,895 $40.7M
Tennessee 147,692 $38.4M
Indiana 135,725 $37.3M
Wisconsin 133,900 $35.9M
Virginia 128,132 $35.3M
Kentucky 118,739 $31.7M
Minnesota 117,485 $32.9M
Arizona 103,230 $29.7M
Washington 99,419 $27.7M
Alabama 93,559 $23.8M
South Carolina 90,429 $23.7M
Louisiana 89,245 $23.1M
Oregon 86,293 $23.6M
Oklahoma 83,038 $21.4M
Connecticut 81,555 $22M
Maryland 74,439 $21.6M
Iowa 72,001 $18.3M
Colorado 70,833 $20.9M
West Virginia 63,235 $16.9M
Puerto Rico 61,456 $15M
Arkansas 60,804 $15.4M
Maine 59,282 $17.1M
Mississippi 53,918 $13.5M
Kansas 49,294 $12.8M
Nebraska 41,965 $10.6M
New Mexico 34,710 $9.71M
Nevada 32,384 $9.19M
Rhode Island 31,250 $7.85M
New Hampshire 29,012 $8.2M
Idaho 26,975 $7.14M
Utah 26,090 $7.26M
Hawaii 25,986 $7.51M
Montana 25,347 $6.59M
Vermont 19,500 $5.6M
South Dakota 18,194 $4.63M
North Dakota 18,070 $4.56M
Delaware 15,928 $4.85M
Wyoming 10,940 $2.9M
District of Columbia 9,312 $2.43M
Alaska 7,907 $2.25M
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 ADVAIR DISKUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled6,703

MIAMI

Florida

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled2,496

MIAMI

Florida

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled2,187

MIAMI

Florida

BORIS SAGALOVICH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled2,022

BROOKLYN

New York

ANDRES REDONDO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,848

MIAMI

Florida

BRIAN KELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,734

HILLSBORO

Oregon

JUAN ACEVEDO-CRESPO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,605

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ERICK KIMMERLING D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,432

DALTON

Georgia

NASHAT RABADI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,384

BUFFALO

New York

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,371

MIAMI

Florida

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,356

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,349

HIALEAH

Florida

TYRONE LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,328

CONWAY

Arkansas

ZOILO ABAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,308

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,232

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

DAISY DE GUZMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

NEWARK

New Jersey

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,187

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,167

HIALEAH

Florida

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,161

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,155

NEW YORK

New York

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,102

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,101

MIAMI

Florida

HUGO ROMEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,079

MIAMI

Florida

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,075

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,051

BEECH GROVE

Indiana