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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
GLADYS QUINONES APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled50

WEST HARTFORD

Connecticut

MICHELLE HALL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

YANCEYVILLE

North Carolina

SYLMARA CHATMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ELIZABETH PALMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MT PLEASANT

Michigan

JAMES HARVEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TUPELO

Mississippi

NICOLE TREMAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ESCONDIDO

California

KIMBERLY MCKEAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

GARY KOLB DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAY MINETTE

Alabama

RAFAEL RETINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MISSION HILLS

California

GRETCHEN KRONENTHAL PA-C

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida

AMJAD IQBAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

SUTINDERPAL JUDGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAINT JOSEPH

Michigan

MIGUEL CERVANTES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VENTURA

California

DAVID STACHEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Ohio

JAMES PILCHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER BOWMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HURRICANE

West Virginia

ROBERT SMITH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

J SZETO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

DAVID BRUNSTING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BONITA

California

BRIAN MCDONALD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTHFIELD

Minnesota

ROBERTO SALVA-OTERO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTH HADLEY

Massachusetts

KATHERINE KAVANAUGH ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled50

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

JOHN TIFFANY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLAYMONT

Delaware

RICHARD TISOVEC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

JOHN KIELEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Arizona