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PROAIR HFA

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Also prevents wheezing caused by exercise (exercise-induced bronchospasm). This medicine is a bronchodilator. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.41M
Medicare Part D Claims
$236M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 674,106 $29.7M
Florida 296,849 $13.8M
Ohio 257,550 $12.4M
New York 248,833 $11.4M
Illinois 202,542 $9.77M
Texas 197,655 $9.97M
Michigan 195,604 $9.41M
Massachusetts 191,489 $8.85M
Pennsylvania 171,048 $7.78M
North Carolina 163,066 $7.62M
New Jersey 148,744 $6.67M
Tennessee 144,736 $6.75M
Missouri 126,466 $5.88M
Arizona 122,209 $5.97M
Washington 120,871 $5.81M
Virginia 110,373 $5.29M
Kentucky 109,187 $5.08M
Georgia 107,620 $4.98M
Indiana 104,224 $5.12M
Minnesota 91,254 $4.49M
Oregon 87,179 $4.14M
Wisconsin 74,882 $3.57M
Alabama 72,461 $3.39M
South Carolina 70,358 $3.34M
West Virginia 64,024 $3.02M
Colorado 63,806 $3.16M
Iowa 62,425 $2.93M
Oklahoma 61,477 $3.09M
Louisiana 60,385 $2.83M
Maryland 58,157 $2.87M
Connecticut 50,213 $2.33M
Arkansas 49,769 $2.4M
Puerto Rico 47,343 $2.04M
Kansas 43,028 $2.06M
Maine 41,244 $2.07M
Mississippi 41,194 $1.96M
New Mexico 33,184 $1.64M
Rhode Island 30,727 $1.33M
Nevada 27,464 $1.4M
Nebraska 24,477 $1.15M
Idaho 24,292 $1.19M
Hawaii 21,379 $939K
New Hampshire 21,244 $1.05M
Utah 20,913 $1.02M
Vermont 15,796 $760K
Delaware 14,263 $708K
Montana 12,883 $644K
North Dakota 9,422 $454K
South Dakota 8,708 $428K
District of Columbia 8,468 $370K
Wyoming 6,314 $327K
Alaska 5,402 $296K
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 PROAIR HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BASSEL AHMAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STERLING

Michigan

ANUJA GARG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BELCHERTOWN

Massachusetts

JAMILA MORROW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

REBECCA LOOMIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOSCHTON

Georgia

HARILAL PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUCEDALE

Mississippi

SEYMOUR EKELMAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

EASTPOINTE

Michigan

PAULA LAFRANCONI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JAMES CORONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLAND

California

DAVID PULLIAM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIGGINSVILLE

Missouri

TRUNG TRAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

RISHI HINGORANI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

KAREN BRAINARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRADENTON

Florida

SCOTT COLEY M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

TASLIM KHATTAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ROCCO SANTARELLI D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN KRINZMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

LEONARDO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MENDOTA

Illinois

GREGORY BUHLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

ALEXANDRA ETKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

DONNA HAMPTON N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

TIVERTON

Rhode Island

PAUL BERGFELDER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Indiana

JULIE WENTZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTON

West Virginia

DAVID BROUGHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

TONY KUNZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OSKALOOSA

Iowa

FABIAN RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

New Jersey