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ALBUTEROL SULFATE

Albuterol is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

812K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 274 of 3362

$37.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 476 of 3362

259,833
Patients

Rank: 252 of 3362

72,043
Prescribers

Rank: 323 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

7%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,710 84,312 $5.92M
New York 24,094 79,254 $2.44M
Texas 17,931 50,599 $2.81M
Ohio 15,969 50,280 $2.07M
Pennsylvania 14,913 48,916 $1.24M
Florida 13,292 41,025 $2.32M
Illinois 11,223 34,641 $1.28M
Michigan 9,942 31,023 $1.13M
New Jersey 7,688 27,741 $945K
Georgia 6,484 22,785 $951K
Indiana 7,817 21,996 $813K
North Carolina 6,631 18,927 $1.04M
Virginia 5,682 18,369 $682K
Missouri 5,844 18,354 $911K
Tennessee 5,166 16,111 $911K
Minnesota 5,249 16,097 $451K
Iowa 4,392 15,691 $465K
Kentucky 4,650 14,548 $998K
Massachusetts 5,062 13,083 $603K
Wisconsin 3,902 11,925 $407K
Alabama 3,803 10,687 $693K
Kansas 3,031 10,384 $327K
Louisiana 3,786 10,265 $379K
Maryland 3,000 10,176 $311K
Arizona 3,361 9,791 $553K
Nebraska 2,081 8,926 $238K
Oklahoma 3,147 8,581 $525K
Arkansas 2,731 8,089 $564K
Washington 2,729 7,710 $307K
Connecticut 2,882 7,624 $308K
West Virginia 2,226 7,495 $362K
South Carolina 2,396 6,766 $355K
Mississippi 2,470 6,506 $361K
Colorado 2,061 5,965 $220K
South Dakota 1,098 4,578 $119K
Oregon 1,264 3,832 $194K
Maine 1,297 3,513 $122K
Nevada 884 3,338 $272K
Rhode Island 1,005 2,923 $94.3K
North Dakota 767 2,593 $57.5K
Delaware 819 2,413 $70.7K
New Hampshire 845 2,372 $105K
New Mexico 909 2,303 $132K
Utah 626 1,787 $85.4K
Hawaii 753 1,728 $202K
Idaho 465 1,406 $71.7K
District of Columbia 295 1,206 $23.1K
Montana 408 1,190 $33.3K
Vermont 395 1,160 $45.6K
Wyoming 235 809 $35.7K
Alaska 136 368 $13.5K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 ALBUTEROL SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,851

DUBLIN

Georgia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,150

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JESUS VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled949

FLORIDA

Puerto Rico

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled856

LORAIN

Ohio

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled751

WESTLAND

Michigan

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled735

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

DANIEL KLEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled664

NEW YORK

New York

TERENCE KILROY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled645

LAKEWOOD

Ohio

NEIMAN ODEH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled637

GENOA

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER GEHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled627

LEAWOOD

Kansas

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled610

ROME

New York

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled591

CALHOUN

Georgia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled559

TUCKER

Georgia

BHASKAR YETURU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled549

ELMHURST

New York

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled536

EULESS

Texas

BRIAN CHANGLAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled527

MANLIUS

New York

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled522

SAN GABRIEL

California

ERNESTO NUEVA ESPANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled510

RIVERDALE

New York

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled508

LOS ANGELES

California

ANOOSHIRAVAN HAMI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled498

ANAHEIM

California

JYOTHSNA YALAVARTHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled483

WOODLAWN

Virginia

PETER BALACUIT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled468

MONROVIA

California

HSIAO- FEN CHEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled456

SAN GABRIEL

California

SUMATHY REDDY M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

Specialist

Claims Filled450

ISLAND PARK

New York