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XOPENEX HFA

LEVALBUTEROL TARTRATE

Treats asthma and other lung problems such as chronic bronchitis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

311K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 436 of 3362

$20.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 629 of 3362

93,555
Patients

Rank: 432 of 3362

62,256
Prescribers

Rank: 359 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 15,306 49,101 $3.29M
Texas 10,044 29,809 $2.1M
New York 5,505 17,270 $1.15M
Missouri 3,481 15,412 $974K
Florida 5,081 14,205 $938K
Georgia 3,564 12,945 $798K
North Carolina 3,366 12,096 $752K
Ohio 3,366 11,726 $807K
Pennsylvania 3,744 11,166 $737K
Michigan 2,746 7,964 $598K
Kentucky 1,926 7,928 $515K
Illinois 2,210 7,024 $481K
Tennessee 1,721 6,305 $411K
New Jersey 2,390 6,173 $447K
Arkansas 1,259 5,524 $364K
Oklahoma 1,516 5,508 $382K
Louisiana 1,309 5,087 $312K
Indiana 1,563 5,044 $362K
Massachusetts 1,524 5,017 $331K
Washington 1,422 4,924 $339K
Minnesota 1,411 4,825 $326K
Wisconsin 1,287 4,441 $296K
Arizona 1,698 4,427 $316K
Virginia 1,296 4,272 $286K
South Carolina 1,428 4,265 $279K
Iowa 1,100 4,249 $282K
Alabama 1,109 3,712 $234K
Vermont 1,027 3,399 $238K
Oregon 1,049 3,343 $231K
Kansas 789 3,138 $194K
West Virginia 726 2,846 $182K
Colorado 922 2,698 $188K
Maryland 877 2,569 $181K
Mississippi 650 2,503 $162K
Connecticut 824 2,347 $163K
North Dakota 409 1,617 $102K
Nebraska 425 1,599 $100K
Nevada 538 1,526 $105K
Maine 439 1,409 $103K
New Hampshire 339 1,154 $77.2K
Rhode Island 337 1,131 $70.4K
New Mexico 351 990 $61.8K
Hawaii 353 950 $68.8K
Idaho 294 900 $57.5K
Delaware 301 781 $66.3K
Montana 229 771 $50.2K
South Dakota 224 771 $49.9K
Utah 257 690 $46.5K
Wyoming 94 324 $21.5K
Alaska 87 292 $22.3K
District of Columbia 94 231 $15.4K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 XOPENEX HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled79

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

CHRISTY MARTIN CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled79

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled79

PARIS

Texas

NICOLE HONG PHUONG THAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

SAN JOSE

California

SUJATA BHOWMIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

ATLANTA

Georgia

STEPHEN MATARESE DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

WARWICK

Rhode Island

MAAN YOUNES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

OLUSEGUN OSENI MD, FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

WEATHERFORD

Texas

RACHAKONDA PRABHU M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled76

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

BROOKLYN

New York

ROGER MAXFIELD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled75

NEW YORK

New York

JAMAAL EL-KHAL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled74

OROVILLE

California

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

DOUGLAS

Georgia

JAMES MEADOWS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled73

SAVANNAH

Georgia

WALID BAAKLINI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled71

HOUSTON

Texas

MEYYAPPAN PALANIAPPAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

DONIPHAN

Missouri

MARC RASANSKY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled70

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CY ANDERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

EMPORIA

Kansas

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

ALTADENA

California

MAURICE ALWAYA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled68

BROOKLYN

New York

MELODY PALMORE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled68

ATLANTA

Georgia

KRISHNAMOORTHI KRISHNAMOORTHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

WATERFORD

California

HABIB MUNSHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

BRANSON

Missouri

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

VAN NUYS

California