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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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