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PROVENTIL HFA

ALBUTEROL SULFATE

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

472K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 355 of 3362

$35.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 491 of 3362

230,507
Patients

Rank: 274 of 3362

117,646
Prescribers

Rank: 217 of 3362

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73%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

7%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 22,326 47,575 $3.53M
Texas 19,747 35,995 $2.7M
California 16,973 35,064 $2.61M
Ohio 13,725 27,765 $2.19M
Florida 11,938 22,028 $1.68M
Pennsylvania 10,892 21,650 $1.66M
Indiana 10,809 21,201 $1.56M
North Carolina 8,135 16,834 $1.21M
Michigan 7,909 15,523 $1.39M
Kentucky 6,323 14,478 $1.09M
Georgia 7,459 12,586 $896K
Tennessee 7,103 12,500 $927K
Illinois 6,576 12,490 $940K
Virginia 5,766 11,575 $882K
Oklahoma 4,072 9,918 $658K
Missouri 4,175 8,440 $630K
Arizona 4,463 8,312 $627K
New Jersey 3,953 7,407 $629K
Oregon 2,948 7,070 $510K
Wisconsin 3,725 7,051 $539K
Connecticut 3,278 6,814 $528K
Louisiana 3,145 6,581 $473K
Massachusetts 2,468 5,900 $441K
South Carolina 2,979 5,614 $433K
West Virginia 2,609 5,529 $421K
Iowa 2,186 4,736 $329K
Washington 2,495 4,543 $338K
Mississippi 2,246 4,374 $316K
Alabama 2,302 4,344 $334K
Nevada 2,001 4,040 $326K
Maryland 2,118 3,942 $326K
Kansas 1,587 3,401 $251K
Nebraska 1,455 2,978 $203K
Minnesota 1,381 2,909 $199K
Colorado 1,462 2,893 $230K
New Mexico 1,400 2,857 $201K
Arkansas 1,296 2,850 $213K
Maine 1,328 2,277 $183K
Delaware 1,111 1,921 $161K
Montana 672 1,661 $118K
Utah 779 1,418 $104K
Idaho 662 1,398 $103K
New Hampshire 744 1,376 $112K
North Dakota 505 1,073 $71.3K
South Dakota 439 966 $64.5K
Alaska 429 934 $62.4K
Hawaii 426 887 $73.1K
Wyoming 269 613 $43.6K
Rhode Island 266 558 $40.9K
Vermont 204 404 $31K
District of Columbia 222 380 $26.6K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for PROVENTIL HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LUIS VELEZ-QUINONES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled946

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

GLORIMAR SANTOS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled675

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MONTALVO BONILLA

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled501

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

NEISA TORRES REYES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled435

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JUAN CANDELARIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled348

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ARMANDO CARDONA-RAMIREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled241

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM VILLANUEVA-BOSQUE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled215

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

LUIS DE JESUS VARGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled201

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO DIAZ

General Practice

Claims Filled193

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled188

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

MYRIAM MELENDEZ-ROSA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled184

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NORMA DELGADO BUTHER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled184

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUZ MARRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

RUBEN RODRIGUEZ-PEREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled164

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ALEJO LUINA PORTILLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled159

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RYAN SCHAFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

MIRIAM MARTINEZ-TORRES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled147

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

RAUL RIOS MOLLINEDA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled138

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NASHAT RABADI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled130

BUFFALO

New York

ARTURO CORDOVA LOPEZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled129

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

REINALDO GONZALEZ MARTINEZ MD FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled125

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ROBERT DEAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

OWASSO

Oklahoma

CHARLES PRADIEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled116

TAHLEQUAH

Oklahoma

JEANNETTE RAMOS-FAST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

JOSE MERCADO MONTALVO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled115

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico