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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

6.61M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 46 of 3238

$2.26B
Retail Cost

Rank: 2 of 3238

1,527,217
Patients

Rank: 51 of 3238

288,140
Prescribers

Rank: 57 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Advair »

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65%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 149,500 627,688 $215M
New York 122,421 555,210 $189M
Florida 120,197 488,744 $162M
Pennsylvania 90,034 403,231 $134M
Texas 92,349 334,286 $118M
Ohio 59,880 245,433 $90.7M
Michigan 62,288 241,783 $95.6M
North Carolina 52,184 231,199 $73.9M
Illinois 52,579 224,720 $78.8M
New Jersey 51,724 211,666 $72.8M
Georgia 41,879 173,233 $56M
Massachusetts 37,026 171,269 $59M
Missouri 34,749 159,232 $52M
Wisconsin 32,213 150,400 $51.7M
Indiana 36,590 147,489 $53.6M
Tennessee 35,776 147,461 $49.5M
Virginia 33,722 136,794 $47.5M
Kentucky 27,296 117,166 $39.6M
Arizona 29,711 110,188 $39.7M
Minnesota 24,295 109,402 $39.8M
Alabama 25,568 103,514 $33.5M
Louisiana 24,741 102,453 $32.5M
Washington 22,898 100,805 $34.9M
Connecticut 23,021 96,456 $33.5M
South Carolina 21,553 88,048 $29.6M
Oregon 19,171 87,110 $29.2M
Maryland 21,784 82,099 $29.9M
Oklahoma 18,925 79,938 $26.1M
Colorado 17,562 72,521 $25.9M
Iowa 14,180 70,498 $22.6M
West Virginia 14,477 62,977 $21.2M
Maine 13,438 61,590 $22.4M
Arkansas 12,948 57,419 $18.4M
Mississippi 12,194 49,516 $15.6M
Kansas 11,329 48,089 $15.8M
Nebraska 8,896 42,110 $13.4M
Nevada 10,406 39,649 $14.3M
Rhode Island 7,220 33,777 $10.7M
New Hampshire 7,320 31,600 $11.2M
New Mexico 7,675 30,870 $10.8M
Utah 7,249 29,057 $10.1M
Idaho 5,983 26,331 $8.64M
Hawaii 6,127 25,301 $8.82M
Montana 5,400 24,965 $8.18M
Delaware 5,714 20,394 $8.35M
North Dakota 3,898 18,913 $6M
South Dakota 3,923 18,791 $6M
Vermont 3,783 16,630 $6.34M
District of Columbia 2,781 10,634 $3.52M
Wyoming 2,255 9,919 $3.28M
Alaska 1,817 7,183 $2.48M
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
CARMEN ORTIZ BUTCHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,027

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,019

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN LESLIE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,011

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled987

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled982

SAN DIEGO

California

GERARDO GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled957

HIALEAH

Florida

TAIWEN CHEN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled943

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

SHERIF SHERIF MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled932

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled917

VAN NUYS

California

JUAN GOMEZ M.D.,

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled913

MCALLEN

Texas

JORGE CASTELLANOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled894

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIO MAGCALAS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled874

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled874

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FABRICCIO LETELLIER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled870

PALMETTO BAY

Florida

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled864

PARIS

Texas

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled861

AUSTELL

Georgia

ZULFIQAR AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled853

GLENDALE

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled841

LOS ANGELES

California

DOMINGO CHARDON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled828

PONCE

Puerto Rico

HENRY LORA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled823

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled821

HIALEAH

Florida

WILLY CHUA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled820

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD KRINSKY DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled801

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

HOANG LE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled793

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

JAY KUMAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled792

BROOKSVILLE

Florida