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ASMANEX

Mometasone inhalation is used to prevent difficulty breathing, chest tightness, wheezing, and coughing caused by asthma. Mometasone inhalation is not used to treat an asthma attack (sudden episode of shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing) that has already started. Mometasone is in a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by decreasing swelling and irritation in the airways to allow for easier breathing. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

111K
Medicare Part D Claims
$41.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 25,478 $5.62M
New York 21,758 $3.89M
Pennsylvania 15,229 $2.68M
Florida 10,539 $1.93M
Ohio 9,384 $1.85M
Michigan 8,866 $1.63M
Illinois 8,474 $1.55M
Texas 7,692 $1.35M
North Carolina 6,351 $1.07M
New Jersey 6,031 $1.12M
Tennessee 5,664 $988K
Missouri 5,488 $924K
Washington 5,065 $1.01M
Virginia 5,016 $927K
Iowa 5,006 $840K
Wisconsin 4,749 $871K
Indiana 4,697 $852K
Kentucky 4,548 $814K
Minnesota 4,479 $826K
Oklahoma 3,985 $634K
Georgia 3,744 $674K
Connecticut 3,456 $636K
Massachusetts 3,387 $620K
Colorado 3,200 $718K
Arkansas 3,197 $521K
Arizona 3,095 $580K
Oregon 3,043 $578K
South Carolina 2,707 $477K
Maryland 2,654 $526K
Alabama 2,366 $380K
Kansas 2,264 $371K
West Virginia 2,130 $365K
Mississippi 1,980 $329K
Utah 1,810 $322K
Louisiana 1,781 $308K
Nevada 1,728 $316K
New Mexico 1,564 $290K
Puerto Rico 1,495 $231K
Nebraska 1,480 $241K
Hawaii 1,386 $311K
Maine 1,167 $239K
Idaho 1,135 $192K
South Dakota 1,069 $171K
Rhode Island 971 $162K
North Dakota 841 $135K
New Hampshire 700 $127K
Vermont 689 $113K
Montana 589 $98K
Delaware 427 $97.1K
Wyoming 315 $61.5K
District of Columbia 267 $50.9K
Alaska 163 $32.4K
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 ASMANEX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PRITI SINGH MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

SANTA CLARA

California

SCOTT CAPUSTIN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SMITHTOWN

New York

WILLIAM COOPER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

STEVEN ORSHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

RIZAN HAJAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

MITCHELL DAVIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ADA

Oklahoma

RAJESH PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERHEAD

New York

LYUDMILA FORTENKO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VALLEJO

California

LLOYD GOLDFARB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

CHARLES SHERMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ADEL SANDOUK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

GLENDORA

California

NADER ELDIKA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

GARY DRIZIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOHN CHRONAKOS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

DANBURY

Connecticut

PHONG NGUYEN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

FAIRFAX

Virginia

MITCHELL PFEIFFER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

DARLA BRODERICK-BREIT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

TAMPA

Florida

STUART GARAY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

GERTI JANSS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled51

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

DANIEL HERRELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

MENOMONEE FALLS

Wisconsin

ADI GERBLICH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

BEACHWOOD

Ohio

ERIC FREEMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

CHESAPEAKE

Virginia

DAVID MILLER M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled51

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ABNER BAGENSTOSE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JOHN BUTLER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

TUALATIN

Oregon