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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
AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled548

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled546

SAN DIEGO

California

MICHAEL NWOKE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled542

EASTPOINTE

Michigan

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

GARDEN GROVE

California

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

HAYTI

Missouri

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled510

AUSTELL

Georgia

CHI LAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled507

MONTEREY PARK

California

WILLIAM HENDERSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled506

DANVILLE

Virginia

MORRIS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled506

DAYTON

Ohio

JOHN JAGGERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled480

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

SCOTT SIEGEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled469

LOGAN

West Virginia

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled468

CHICAGO

Illinois

EDWIN PATRICK SORIANO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled465

ELGIN

Illinois

JEFFREY HARRIS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled459

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled459

LONG BEACH

California

STEVEN MANA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled454

DOWNEY

California

LOURDES FLAMINIANO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled447

NEW YORK

New York

RONALD FEJERAN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled446

TAZEWELL

Tennessee

ROBERT HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled441

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia

ADELFO PAMATMAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled431

WESTLAND

Michigan

SHAMIM NAJEEBI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled428

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JOHN RATLIFF D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled428

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JAMES MYERS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled427

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island