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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
ALBERTO CHOY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled76

JUPITER

Florida

BENJAMIN ONO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled76

HILO

Hawaii

JAMES WALSH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled76

SAYRE

Pennsylvania

BHARATI ROY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled76

ROCKFORD

Illinois

REGINA FRANTS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled75

JOHNSON CITY

New York

JACK CLARK M.D.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled74

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JAMES HUGHES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled74

BISMARCK

North Dakota

SARAH HAYAT M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled73

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

SERGIO BURES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled73

KATONAH

New York

JAMES LAMPASSO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled73

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

CHUN YIP M.D.

Claims Filled72

NEW YORK

New York

RHONDA ROTERT PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled72

AMES

Iowa

BENNET WANG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled72

REDMOND

Washington

PRISCILLA MADSEN M.D.

Claims Filled72

SAN DIEGO

California

JAMES CUMELLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled72

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

GORDON DOWDS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled71

WEST HILLS

California

IMRAN SHERIFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

RENO

Nevada

DAVID LEWIS M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled71

SEATTLE

Washington

DAVID MISHKIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled71

PIKESVILLE

Maryland

JAIME QUESADA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled70

EL PASO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER JAKLE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled70

SACRAMENTO

California

ERIC KOZLOW MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled70

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

JEFFREY SHEA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled70

LONGVIEW

Texas

SCOTT FIELD MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled69

BANNOCKBURN

Illinois

MARGARET STRUB MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled68

SAN FRANCISCO

California