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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
CHARLES BRUYNTJENS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled328

DAVENPORT

Iowa

BRODIE MCALPIN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled326

CORINTH

Mississippi

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled325

TARZANA

California

GARY SCHAFER M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled324

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

VIPIN GARG M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled323

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled322

HIALEAH

Florida

WALAYAT KHAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled322

YPSILANTI

Michigan

ABBAS MANSOUR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled322

EASLEY

South Carolina

SEYED JAVADPOOR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled321

MESA

Arizona

JAMES CHANEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

HAZARD

Kentucky

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

PEEBLES

Ohio

NAVIN JAIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled320

TOLEDO

Ohio

JOHN WHITE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled320

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

NICOLE HONG P THAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

SAN JOSE

California

MAI PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

RESEDA

California

ROBERT KUFFA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled317

MOUNT MORRIS

Michigan

CHARLES GARRETSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled314

OROVILLE

California

FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled314

MARIETTA

Ohio

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled314

ONEIDA

Tennessee

DANA REIHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled313

RICHMOND

Indiana

TODD CHRISTIANSEN PA-C

Claims Filled313

BURTON

Michigan

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

WICHITA

Kansas

AMY SILVERTHORN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled312

PHOENIX

Arizona

BERNARD SHELTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Michigan

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled309

DETROIT

Michigan