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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

6.22M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.86B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 602,673 $185M
New York 500,016 $146M
Florida 478,741 $139M
Pennsylvania 384,285 $111M
Texas 291,886 $90.1M
Ohio 232,891 $74.4M
Illinois 224,192 $68.8M
North Carolina 215,410 $61.1M
Michigan 206,624 $67.6M
New Jersey 202,796 $61.2M
Georgia 164,770 $47.1M
Massachusetts 162,047 $48.5M
Missouri 159,041 $45.1M
Wisconsin 144,821 $43.2M
Tennessee 140,027 $41M
Indiana 135,778 $41.8M
Virginia 131,155 $39.8M
Kentucky 118,594 $35.3M
Minnesota 111,511 $35.6M
Arizona 105,744 $33.6M
Washington 98,324 $30.3M
Louisiana 98,137 $27.8M
Alabama 93,267 $26.3M
Connecticut 91,794 $28.1M
South Carolina 88,249 $26.1M
Oregon 84,409 $25.1M
Oklahoma 84,394 $24.1M
Maryland 75,090 $24M
Colorado 69,914 $21.9M
Iowa 69,830 $19.8M
West Virginia 63,834 $19M
Maine 59,653 $19.2M
Arkansas 57,264 $16.1M
Mississippi 51,121 $14.3M
Kansas 47,930 $13.8M
Nebraska 41,523 $11.6M
Nevada 36,011 $11.4M
New Mexico 33,289 $10.2M
Rhode Island 31,763 $8.87M
New Hampshire 29,768 $9.29M
Utah 27,558 $8.54M
Idaho 27,141 $8.02M
Montana 24,992 $7.25M
Hawaii 24,280 $7.72M
Vermont 18,809 $6.12M
South Dakota 18,289 $5.2M
North Dakota 17,768 $4.99M
Delaware 16,631 $5.65M
Wyoming 11,513 $3.38M
District of Columbia 9,952 $2.85M
Alaska 7,798 $2.46M
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
ROBERT PARIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

LAURA BILBRUCK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROKEN ARROW

Oklahoma

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BRADENTON

Florida

ALADDIN BOLAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

FRANCIS COLANGELO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

MATHEW POTHEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MOUNT PLEASANT

Wisconsin

DUSTIN WONG DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM FITZGIBBONS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ELKHORN

Nebraska

JAMES WESTCOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHICO

California

KREIG SPAHN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

COCHRANTON

Pennsylvania

JOYCE HAVRANEK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ENCINITAS

California

MARINA FRONSHTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

LEO GINNS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

BOSTON

Massachusetts

KIMBERLY BUCKLEY PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

DOUGLAS TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

CARL KIRSCH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

SAN JOSE

California

ERIC METZLER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MARSHALL SILVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

EATONTOWN

New Jersey

LUCIENE BOROWIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ASHLAND

Pennsylvania

ROBERT MCNEILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SALISBURY

North Carolina

TERRENCE DELIKAT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BARTOW

Florida

FRANCIS JAVIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

ROBERT ISRAEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

IRVING

Texas

MARY RUTH LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MARTINSBURG

West Virginia

LILLIAN NGAW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PASADENA

California