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Prescriber Checkup » SINGULAIR

SINGULAIR

Helps prevent and control asthma attacks, including attacks caused by exercise. Also treats seasonal (short-term) and perennial (long-term) allergies. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4.27M
Medicare Part D Claims
$862M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 462,606 $83.9M
New York 415,020 $71.9M
Florida 371,240 $64M
Texas 286,261 $54M
Pennsylvania 239,436 $40.8M
Ohio 211,536 $39.1M
North Carolina 186,857 $30.7M
Illinois 186,537 $33.1M
Tennessee 156,858 $26.2M
New Jersey 147,150 $26.7M
Kentucky 145,387 $25.1M
Georgia 138,765 $23.2M
Missouri 135,452 $21.9M
Virginia 120,672 $21.8M
Alabama 110,085 $18.2M
Michigan 110,025 $22.1M
Indiana 105,595 $19.3M
Puerto Rico 103,550 $15.9M
Massachusetts 79,047 $13.8M
Louisiana 78,598 $13.1M
South Carolina 73,041 $12.5M
Mississippi 71,775 $11.3M
West Virginia 71,063 $12.3M
Oklahoma 67,021 $12.5M
Arizona 65,751 $13.1M
Wisconsin 65,418 $11.5M
Connecticut 56,199 $10.2M
Washington 55,372 $10.1M
Arkansas 54,848 $8.77M
Iowa 51,685 $8.56M
Minnesota 49,404 $9.56M
Maryland 48,569 $9.95M
Kansas 44,067 $7.38M
Oregon 39,901 $7.39M
Colorado 30,763 $5.95M
Nebraska 29,519 $4.87M
Maine 22,658 $4.62M
Rhode Island 21,806 $3.52M
New Mexico 20,052 $3.91M
Nevada 18,897 $3.47M
Idaho 18,754 $3.33M
Utah 17,424 $3.26M
New Hampshire 13,879 $2.59M
Hawaii 13,543 $2.68M
Montana 12,642 $2.17M
South Dakota 12,286 $2.07M
Delaware 11,104 $2.4M
North Dakota 9,314 $1.59M
Vermont 8,875 $1.75M
Alaska 7,628 $960K
Wyoming 7,247 $1.31M
District of Columbia 6,324 $1.09M
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 SINGULAIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled4,852

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,345

LOS ANGELES

California

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,778

SAN DIEGO

California

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,774

MIAMI

Florida

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,527

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,466

NEW YORK

New York

HUGO ROMEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,427

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,336

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,326

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,313

BROOKLYN

New York

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,247

MIAMI

Florida

DOTTIE ANN SAZON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,235

NATIONAL CITY

California

MICHAEL SINEWAY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,194

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

ZOILO ABAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,172

MIAMI

Florida

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,104

UNION CITY

New Jersey

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,032

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,032

MIAMI

Florida

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,028

SAN GABRIEL

California

DAISY DE GUZMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,027

NEWARK

New Jersey

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,009

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled990

NEW YORK

New York

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled956

BROOKLYN

New York

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled949

NEW YORK

New York

RICHARD WAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled908

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

JUAN ACEVEDO-CRESPO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled896

CORAL GABLES

Florida