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Prescriber Checkup » PROAIR HFA

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
RUSSELL HARLAND M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled69

WAUKESHA

Wisconsin

TIMOTHY FAGRE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

SUSAN DARMSTADTER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled66

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

RONALD KODRAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

BELOIT

Wisconsin

THOMAS BACHHUBER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ABALO NUNYAKPE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

GILBERTO MARQUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JOHN KISER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled58

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

STEVEN BROWN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled64

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

KENNETH GOLD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BELOIT

Wisconsin

LAWRENCE CARLSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

RICE LAKE

Wisconsin

WILLIAM EBINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRAFTON

Wisconsin

ANDREA CARROLL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

TWO RIVERS

Wisconsin

SUSHRUT PATEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled67

BELOIT

Wisconsin

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

GREEN LAKE

Wisconsin

JAMES SANTARELLI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

GEOFFREY NKWAZI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

OLGA BARCHUGOVA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

WESTON

Wisconsin

JOSEPH SCHNEIDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

MENOMONEE FALLS

Wisconsin

MICHAEL NETZEL MD

Claims Filled139

MONROE

Wisconsin

MANOJ NAYAK DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ANNABELLE TOLENTINO MD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

BELOIT

Wisconsin

MARIA ARISTIGUETA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled68

APPELTON

Wisconsin

CAROLINA CONTI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JOHN FANGMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled98

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin