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Prescriber Checkup » ALBUTEROL SULFATE

ALBUTEROL SULFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

899K
Medicare Part D Claims
$16.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 114,447 $2.13M
New York 79,169 $1.45M
Ohio 57,943 $1.15M
Florida 54,825 $1.01M
Texas 52,886 $1.06M
Pennsylvania 50,035 $784K
Illinois 37,539 $611K
New Jersey 34,804 $569K
Michigan 28,737 $432K
Georgia 28,158 $477K
Tennessee 24,412 $360K
Indiana 23,199 $412K
Virginia 20,363 $350K
Missouri 19,698 $372K
Kentucky 19,174 $379K
North Carolina 19,149 $391K
Iowa 14,603 $274K
Alabama 14,579 $264K
Wisconsin 14,526 $264K
Massachusetts 12,708 $223K
Louisiana 12,369 $240K
Minnesota 12,356 $241K
Arizona 11,935 $237K
Maryland 11,592 $166K
Kansas 11,336 $186K
Oklahoma 9,659 $223K
Arkansas 9,394 $159K
Nebraska 9,322 $152K
South Carolina 8,655 $173K
Washington 8,636 $150K
West Virginia 8,051 $147K
Mississippi 7,358 $135K
Colorado 6,964 $115K
Connecticut 6,901 $146K
South Dakota 5,713 $93.7K
Nevada 5,687 $102K
Oregon 3,990 $88.1K
Maine 3,442 $55.5K
Rhode Island 3,006 $54.1K
New Hampshire 2,880 $59.6K
New Mexico 2,638 $48.3K
Delaware 2,442 $34.8K
North Dakota 2,395 $39.9K
Hawaii 2,077 $38.8K
Utah 1,892 $38.9K
District of Columbia 1,624 $23.3K
Montana 1,502 $26.3K
Idaho 1,492 $27.6K
Vermont 1,234 $20.5K
Wyoming 927 $30.4K
Alaska 438 $11.7K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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
KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled540

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled533

TUCKER

Georgia

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

SAN GABRIEL

California

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled528

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SABAH KADHIUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

LA VERNE

California

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled525

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

BIKRAMJIT MALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled521

DANVILLE

Illinois

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled517

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

ANAHEIM

California

LAWRENCE LERNER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled510

AMSTERDAM

New York

MIRALI ZARRABI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled509

LOS ANGELES

California

VINA PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled495

TROY

New York

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled491

TEXARKANA

Texas

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

VANCOUVER

Washington

DAVID BROWN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled482

LANCASTER

Ohio

BRAHMA GUPTA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled481

CHICAGO

Illinois

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled478

LOS ANGELES

California

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled475

SAN GABRIEL

California

KIRK UOMOTO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled470

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled466

CULLMAN

Alabama

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled462

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

PETER BALACUIT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled458

MONROVIA

California

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled454

KINGSTON

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled453

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JAMES SIMCOE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled450

NORWICH

New York