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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
CARL FOWLER MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled369

WATERFORD

Michigan

DAVID ERB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled365

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

ANTHONY VACCA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled364

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

JOSE BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

SANGER

California

SANJAY CHAVDA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled363

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

CRAIG RUNDBAKEN DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled363

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

AQEEL MANDVIWALA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled361

LONDON

Kentucky

MICHAEL SPANDORFER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled361

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

SHEILA MANE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled361

KINGMAN

Arizona

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

WESTMINSTER

California

SOMNATH NAIK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled360

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

GERALD DEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled359

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MANOJ MAJMUDAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled358

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

AZIZ RAHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled357

CENTRALIA

Illinois

BASIL QANDIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled356

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

ANEES ARSHAD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled354

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

TZE POON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS RAIMONDO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled351

WARWICK

Rhode Island

DANIEL SUAREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled349

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

HARSHAVARDHAN KRISHNA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled347

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled347

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

ZULFIQAR AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

GLENDALE

California

HUNG NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

WESTMINSTER

California

FRANK PATINO M.D.

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled345

LIVONIA

Michigan

FATEH AHMED MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled344

TOLEDO

Ohio