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ADVAIR DISKUS

FLUTICASONE/SALMETEROL

Prevents symptoms of asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

6.09M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 53 of 3362

$2.28B
Retail Cost

Rank: 5 of 3362

1,420,515
Patients

Rank: 56 of 3362

281,775
Prescribers

Rank: 62 of 3362

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

6.17M

2011

6.29M

2012

6.61M

2013

6.09M

2014

5.65M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$1.66B

2011

$1.89B

2012

$2.26B

2013

$2.28B

2014

$2.27B

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$230

2011

$249

2012

$253

2013

$265

2014

$288

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 134,527 561,880 $210M
New York 115,041 525,228 $196M
Florida 108,144 417,654 $153M
Pennsylvania 84,619 379,472 $137M
Texas 84,816 308,346 $118M
Michigan 58,784 228,319 $97.7M
Ohio 55,251 225,127 $89.6M
Illinois 50,368 210,975 $80.8M
North Carolina 48,483 209,974 $73.4M
New Jersey 47,128 194,065 $73.5M
Georgia 39,169 160,867 $56.4M
Massachusetts 35,089 160,405 $60.3M
Wisconsin 31,866 145,161 $54.5M
Missouri 31,994 144,337 $51.5M
Indiana 34,362 138,151 $54M
Tennessee 33,092 136,251 $49.9M
Virginia 31,096 123,789 $46.9M
Arizona 28,910 108,438 $42.4M
Kentucky 24,025 103,616 $38.1M
Minnesota 23,056 101,583 $40.3M
Louisiana 23,046 96,705 $33.2M
Washington 21,676 94,467 $35.4M
Alabama 23,606 94,169 $33.9M
Connecticut 21,710 90,952 $34.4M
South Carolina 21,974 89,730 $32.6M
Oregon 18,499 83,625 $30.4M
Maryland 21,051 78,544 $31.4M
Oklahoma 16,792 72,124 $25.6M
Colorado 16,977 67,192 $26.8M
Iowa 13,048 63,883 $22.2M
Maine 12,923 57,703 $22.8M
West Virginia 13,175 56,414 $20.7M
Arkansas 11,835 53,445 $18.3M
Mississippi 11,135 46,270 $15.7M
Kansas 10,393 44,505 $15.9M
Nebraska 7,963 37,488 $13M
Nevada 9,544 34,159 $13.6M
Rhode Island 6,542 30,598 $10.4M
New Hampshire 7,076 29,460 $11.4M
New Mexico 6,972 28,171 $10.8M
Utah 6,555 26,212 $9.96M
Idaho 5,572 24,010 $8.61M
Hawaii 5,826 23,573 $9.2M
Montana 4,938 22,519 $8.02M
Delaware 5,191 18,448 $8.26M
North Dakota 3,538 17,282 $6.04M
South Dakota 3,391 16,087 $5.57M
Vermont 3,451 14,783 $6.28M
District of Columbia 2,664 10,071 $3.64M
Wyoming 2,067 8,986 $3.29M
Alaska 1,556 5,639 $2.21M
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 ADVAIR DISKUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TIMOTHY BAUM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Maine

MARVIN MASADA MD.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

GEORGE ESHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

ROBERT SASSER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

TERRENCE PANSINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Ohio

RICHARD ZIZZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

DEBBIE ELLIOTT FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

WATERTOWN

New York

SOFIA DIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YONKERS

New York

JANICE JONES FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BUFFALO

Missouri

ERNEST DININO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

EFREN ENCARNACION MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKELAND

Florida

MARK SELDES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRANDON

Florida

LISA CORDELL ARNP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Health

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ADOLPHUS ANEKWE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GARY

Indiana

ROBERT SHARON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WYANDOTTE

Michigan

SOBHA SUNDERRAJAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

MINH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

MARILYN STARKEY PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

CHRISTOPHER

Illinois

ANDREY LUTSKOVSKY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEARBORN

Michigan

GAIL MESSLER M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COVINGTON

Washington

DONALD MOORE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

North Carolina

DAVID BIRCH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEWES

Delaware

WOJCIECH SKRZYPIEC MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

DAMIAN COVINGTON M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

CHRISTINE BUCKLEY

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

WATERTOWN

New York