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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
FRANK ARNAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled247

JAMESTOWN

New York

GARY LEVINSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

MASON CITY

Iowa

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled178

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

DOTTIE ANN SAZON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled152

NATIONAL CITY

California

THULASI DIVI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

LEONID MAGIDENKO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RICHARD KRINSKY DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled140

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

STUART SUGIHARA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled139

HONOLULU

Hawaii

SURESH ENJETI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled137

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RODERIC SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

DURANT

Oklahoma

THEODORE INGRASSIA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled122

ROCKFORD

Illinois

RICHARD DELUCA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled121

BRONX

New York

DAVID WEINER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled120

GARFIELD HTS

Ohio

CONSTANTINE SAADEH M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled120

AMARILLO

Texas

SULOCHINA LULLA MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled118

SANTA CLARA

California

JOHN JAGGERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled111

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

PREMANATH BANAD MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled110

BRONX

New York

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled107

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

DAVID WITTY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled105

TUPELO

Mississippi

JEREMIAH CRABB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled104

PEORIA

Illinois

EFRAIM LAVI MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled101

SACRAMENTO

California

MICHAEL KALLAY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled99

ROCHESTER

New York

BHARAT JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GARY TEMPLETON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled97

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

CHRISTOPHER FABER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled95

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania