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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
JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled577

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LOURDES FLAMINIANO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled576

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES KINSELLA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled575

GREENWOOD

Indiana

WILLIAM CORRAO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled573

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

KEVIN SAUCIER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled573

MOBILE

Alabama

LUTHER CORLEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled567

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

TERENCE KILROY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled565

LAKEWOOD

Ohio

MICHAEL SPANDORFER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled563

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled562

MIAMI

Florida

ANEES ARSHAD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled560

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

NEIL DUVAL

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled559

LEWISTON

Maine

MICHAEL PRITCHETT D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled557

PINEHURST

North Carolina

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled557

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

HENRY LORA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled556

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JAMES FITZPATRICK MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled556

KENMORE

New York

KHALID KHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled554

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

LOUIS FLORES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled552

GLENDALE

California

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled552

ONEIDA

Tennessee

UMBREEN LODI MD

Allergy

Claims Filled552

ATLANTA

Georgia

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

UNION CITY

New Jersey

KENNETH SHA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled547

FLUSHING

New York

WALTER DONAT M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled542

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled541

HIALEAH

Florida

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled540

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

HUMPHREY WONG MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled536

DAVENPORT

Iowa