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ADVAIR HFA

Prevents symptoms of asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. This medicine is a combination of a steroid and a bronchodilator. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

349K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 399 of 3238

$122M
Retail Cost

Rank: 187 of 3238

100,671
Patients

Rank: 392 of 3238

57,099
Prescribers

Rank: 358 of 3238

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65%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 7,488 30,121 $10.5M
Florida 9,918 30,044 $10.5M
California 6,720 22,084 $7.69M
Pennsylvania 5,672 20,883 $7.22M
Ohio 6,159 20,673 $7.51M
Georgia 5,495 18,436 $6.13M
Texas 5,705 16,533 $5.86M
North Carolina 3,062 10,846 $3.56M
Michigan 3,463 10,831 $4.36M
New Jersey 2,620 8,931 $3.2M
Illinois 2,537 8,676 $3.14M
Missouri 2,184 8,009 $2.71M
Virginia 2,275 7,973 $2.9M
Arizona 2,647 7,926 $2.79M
Indiana 2,399 7,888 $2.88M
Kentucky 2,108 7,712 $2.64M
Tennessee 2,290 7,495 $2.56M
Wisconsin 1,966 7,454 $2.69M
Massachusetts 2,009 7,407 $2.73M
South Carolina 2,186 6,946 $2.34M
Colorado 1,996 6,749 $2.46M
Washington 1,573 5,703 $2.01M
Minnesota 1,359 4,668 $1.8M
Alabama 1,411 4,534 $1.48M
Oregon 1,258 4,531 $1.54M
Maryland 1,321 4,045 $1.43M
Iowa 970 3,976 $1.34M
Connecticut 1,081 3,667 $1.3M
Arkansas 1,002 3,434 $1.13M
West Virginia 911 3,225 $1.07M
Louisiana 928 3,174 $1M
Kansas 863 2,936 $985K
Maine 773 2,845 $1.09M
Vermont 620 2,450 $951K
Montana 612 2,338 $771K
Oklahoma 644 2,151 $745K
Nebraska 471 1,782 $576K
New Mexico 475 1,724 $586K
Mississippi 518 1,691 $526K
New Hampshire 447 1,517 $561K
Nevada 435 1,477 $544K
Utah 422 1,451 $537K
Hawaii 413 1,412 $510K
Rhode Island 231 898 $295K
Delaware 262 845 $323K
Idaho 255 823 $283K
South Dakota 185 658 $226K
District of Columbia 156 551 $176K
North Dakota 123 443 $149K
Wyoming 127 437 $157K
Alaska 76 228 $86.4K
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 ADVAIR HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JASON CASTLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

RODNEY YING M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled151

SARATOGA SPRINGS

New York

JOSEPH THORPE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled151

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOHN NEWCOMER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled149

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

FEROZ SAFDAR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled149

HAMILTON SQUARE

New Jersey

AMY LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled147

COLUMBUS

Ohio

AMITAB PURI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled147

TUCSON

Arizona

KAREN MAJEWSKI CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled146

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DONALD PULVER MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled146

ROCHESTER

New York

PETER JEDERLINIC M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled145

LEWISTON

Maine

ROBERT SCANLON DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled144

VIDALIA

Georgia

JAY BROWN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled144

AMES

Iowa

KEITH HARMON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled144

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

MARIO ESPINOSA GARCIA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled142

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CHARLES WEBER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled142

MADISON

Wisconsin

GOWDHAMI MOHAN MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled141

ANDERSON

South Carolina

JAMES HANSBROUGH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled141

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

FRANK DEMARCO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled141

CUMMING

Georgia

LINDA ROGERS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled141

NEW YORK

New York

NURIA LOPEZ-PAJARES MD

Public Health General Preventive Medicine

Claims Filled138

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MITCHELL PETUSEVSKY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled138

NAPLES

Florida

FADY KADIFA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled136

LAGUNA HILLS

California

MICHAEL DUNN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled133

NOVI

Michigan

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

TUCKER

Georgia

ASHOK MITTAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled131

ST PETERSBURG

Florida