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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
JAMES HALES DO, FCCP, DABSM

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled627

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

FREDRIC KULLBERG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled626

ROCKFORD

Illinois

JAMES MEYER DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled624

FORT DODGE

Iowa

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled618

DESOTO

Texas

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled614

LOS ANGELES

California

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled613

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CHRISTIAN MALUF MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled608

MCALLEN

Texas

CARLOS SANTOS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled606

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RAMARAO SURESH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled605

MONROE

North Carolina

SHEKAR MURTHY MD

Claims Filled603

BRONX

New York

PHILIP MARCUS MD

Claims Filled603

GREAT NECK

New York

JOSEPH ANIGBOGU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled599

LIMA

Ohio

RICHARD FEI M.D. F.C.C.P.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled598

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DAVID WEINER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled598

GARFIELD HTS

Ohio

JOHN SILVER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled597

SALEM

Oregon

ANGELA BECKEL ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled594

CLIVE

Iowa

CRAWFORD CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled591

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JAY KUMAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled589

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

GARY SCHAFER M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled589

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

ROBERT PIASECKI DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled588

SAINT JOSEPH

Michigan

FRANK ARNAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled582

JAMESTOWN

New York

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARK HODGES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled579

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MARLOWE ROSS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled578

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

VIREN DESAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled578

KEARNY

New Jersey