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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
DAVID SHULAN MD

Allergy

Claims Filled63

ALBANY

New York

VIRGINIA VITTOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

PINON

Arizona

JEFFREY SULLIVAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

SEATTLE

Washington

DANIEL NEPOMUCENO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

ELGIN

Illinois

KEITH HARMON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

ROBERT LAWRENCE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled63

PORTLAND

Oregon

MUHAMMAD AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

RUSSELLVILLE

Kentucky

JIN-JOU LU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled61

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

MARK PROVENZANO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled61

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH PIERCE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

JONESBORO

Arkansas

SASTRY PANCHAGNULA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled61

LORAIN

Ohio

DAVID SUH MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled61

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN STUDDARD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled60

JACKSON

Mississippi

KATHLEEN MEEHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

FORREST DOLLY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled60

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

YOSHIO ODA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MARK HODGES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled60

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CHUN MING TSENG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled60

LARGO

Maryland

ROBERT DEAN D.O.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled60

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

JASON LADWIG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

HUNASAGATTA NANJUNDASWAMY MD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ELLWOOD CITY

Pennsylvania

HSIU-WEI LIN MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled59

WALNUT CREEK

California

MARJORIE BUTLER MS, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

MARC DINGA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

WILLOUGHBY

Ohio

PATRICIA NELSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

MURRAY

Utah