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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
JACOB MCNEEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAYETTEVILLE

West Virginia

SUHEIL BARAKAT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLINTON

Iowa

SON CHAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

BRIAN QUINN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OTTUMWA

Iowa

JILL STUDLEY

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLANO

Texas

NORBERTO YUMANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

GUILLERMO CRUZ PALOMO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM CRIGLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

South Carolina

ABELARDO CRUZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

LEONARD RICHARDSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PIKESVILLE

Maryland

ELEANOR AZURIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

GEORGE CONNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORREST CITY

Arkansas

ANGIE FIGUEROA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

GEORGE SAUNDERS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CALABASH

North Carolina

SATHYA REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

STUART LEFF D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSELLE PARK

New Jersey

MICHAEL LECHNER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

OSSINING

New York

RAVI KONIDALA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CROCKETT

Texas

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

KENNETH LANDER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

UPLAND

Pennsylvania

TARAS KOCHNO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BRADENTON

Florida

MOHAMMAD ANSARI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

GLEN LIESEGANG M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PATTERSON

North Carolina

MICHAEL DEERY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CULVER

Indiana

JOSEPH KARIMPIL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EUCLID

Ohio