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COMBIVENT

Combivent is a combination medicine. It contains two bronchodilators (ipratropium and albuterol), which relax muscles in your lungs to open airways and make breathing easier. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

767K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 273 of 3238

$214M
Retail Cost

Rank: 114 of 3238

327,565
Patients

Rank: 207 of 3238

145,620
Prescribers

Rank: 167 of 3238

User Reviews of COMBIVENT »

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63%

of people say

it's worth it

36%

of people say

it worked well

14%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 26,006 57,525 $16.5M
Florida 23,752 53,213 $14.6M
New York 19,365 46,457 $12.7M
Texas 20,493 42,863 $12.4M
Pennsylvania 14,387 35,606 $9.59M
North Carolina 13,726 32,990 $8.93M
Ohio 12,902 29,649 $8.6M
Missouri 11,614 28,541 $7.72M
Georgia 11,683 27,902 $7.45M
Illinois 11,530 27,399 $7.69M
Tennessee 10,355 25,500 $7.05M
Michigan 11,055 23,778 $7.4M
Kentucky 8,149 20,551 $5.58M
Indiana 9,210 20,476 $6.19M
Wisconsin 8,078 18,834 $5.26M
Massachusetts 7,956 18,641 $5.08M
Washington 6,442 15,373 $4.1M
Virginia 6,643 15,332 $4.33M
South Carolina 6,055 13,976 $3.85M
New Jersey 5,967 13,683 $3.8M
Alabama 5,769 13,336 $3.7M
Louisiana 5,470 12,640 $3.35M
Oregon 5,230 12,454 $3.37M
Oklahoma 4,863 11,586 $3.3M
Minnesota 4,991 11,575 $3.24M
Arkansas 4,463 10,821 $3M
Colorado 4,642 10,464 $2.94M
Arizona 4,726 10,202 $2.88M
Maryland 4,703 9,853 $2.88M
Iowa 3,836 9,350 $2.5M
Mississippi 3,844 9,217 $2.56M
Maine 3,247 7,742 $2.26M
West Virginia 3,034 7,614 $2.08M
Kansas 3,022 7,050 $1.93M
Connecticut 2,963 6,742 $1.9M
Rhode Island 1,802 4,628 $1.18M
Nevada 2,015 4,435 $1.3M
Nebraska 1,887 4,401 $1.18M
Idaho 1,828 4,391 $1.22M
New Hampshire 1,863 4,255 $1.21M
Montana 1,635 3,742 $1.03M
New Mexico 1,735 3,635 $1000K
Vermont 1,293 3,258 $958K
Utah 1,323 3,008 $833K
Hawaii 1,107 2,509 $669K
Delaware 893 1,889 $615K
Alaska 672 1,553 $435K
North Dakota 646 1,457 $388K
District of Columbia 587 1,240 $321K
South Dakota 500 1,171 $313K
Wyoming 507 1,159 $320K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for COMBIVENT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SOUSANNA LACHTCHOUK NP

Claims Filled83

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS SCHNEIDER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled83

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

JEANETTE TAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled83

EL PASO

Texas

TOMAS GUERRA M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

HIALEAH

Florida

JAIME DUARTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

HOUSTON

Texas

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

LOS ANGELES

California

HERMAN LEVY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER MELCER MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled81

LAKE KATRINE

New York

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

WOODLAWN

Virginia

WILLIAM DISHNER DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled80

MESA

Arizona

JACQUELINE CARRUTHERS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

HOUSTON

Texas

ALLA SHPANER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ERIC DEWEESE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled79

DANVILLE

Indiana

THOMAS FERRARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

LYONS

Georgia

GUILLERMO AMURAO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled79

AUGUSTA

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER MONTGOMERY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

MELECIO ABORDO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled78

JACKSON

Kentucky

FERNANDO BARQUERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled77

HIALEAH

Florida

ANTHONY COSTRINI

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

SAVANNAH

Georgia

GEORGE AUGUSTINE M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

ROBERT ALTMEYER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

WHEELING

West Virginia

CHAD CONATSER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

CARMELO MENDIOLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

FORT PAYNE

Alabama

AGUSTIN LATORRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

VINOD MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

GRIFFIN

Georgia