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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
LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JOHN CLARK MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled282

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

REED VUONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled281

SACRAMENTO

California

JOHN FRITZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled281

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

JOHN PELLA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled281

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

SURESH DIDWANIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

KANKAKEE

Illinois

FANNY DELA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery of the Hand

Claims Filled281

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

DENNIS DALE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled281

SLIDELL

Louisiana

MOHAMMED CHOUDHURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

LAKE CITY

Florida

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

MCMINNVILLE

Tennessee

PAUL KELLY M.D.,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled280

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

PRADYUMNA MUMMADY M D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled279

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

PARESH SHUKLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

UNION CITY

New Jersey

EDDIE ROSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

NEWARK

New Jersey

MAAN YOUNES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled278

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

DAVID CRABTREE M.D.

Claims Filled278

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

RAJEEV NARANG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled277

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled277

SAN GABRIEL

California

DAVID LIPPMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JEFFREY LONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

PALMDALE

California

RICHARD ROSIELLO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled276

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

MARK DOMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

BULLS GAP

Tennessee

HUMPHREY WONG MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled275

DAVENPORT

Iowa