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VENTOLIN 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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.57M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 121 of 3238

$126M
Retail Cost

Rank: 179 of 3238

1,036,903
Patients

Rank: 78 of 3238

263,387
Prescribers

Rank: 66 of 3238

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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 98,006 277,423 $13.3M
Florida 101,214 258,845 $12.6M
Pennsylvania 78,243 188,573 $8.84M
California 66,835 175,714 $8.56M
Michigan 57,030 128,792 $6.66M
Texas 50,110 107,053 $5.41M
North Carolina 44,608 105,285 $5.07M
Georgia 40,429 96,985 $4.64M
Ohio 28,617 68,830 $3.51M
Kentucky 25,873 66,982 $3.19M
Illinois 27,042 63,412 $3.19M
Missouri 21,869 55,479 $2.69M
New Jersey 22,496 53,542 $2.55M
Wisconsin 23,178 51,158 $2.56M
South Carolina 20,741 50,133 $2.48M
Tennessee 21,097 48,183 $2.46M
Minnesota 21,118 46,572 $2.35M
Washington 20,102 45,793 $2.32M
Arkansas 17,730 44,018 $2.15M
Virginia 18,752 43,622 $2.17M
Alabama 18,397 41,811 $2.05M
Indiana 17,600 41,742 $2.17M
Nevada 16,015 38,364 $2.09M
Oregon 15,629 37,144 $1.83M
Massachusetts 12,323 33,599 $1.69M
Maryland 13,301 28,911 $1.46M
Louisiana 11,699 28,219 $1.36M
Iowa 11,014 27,582 $1.33M
Colorado 11,386 27,242 $1.39M
Maine 8,702 25,174 $1.33M
Connecticut 10,187 25,030 $1.24M
Mississippi 11,407 23,602 $1.12M
Arizona 11,452 23,512 $1.2M
Oklahoma 9,407 23,172 $1.2M
Kansas 7,756 17,841 $873K
West Virginia 5,471 14,190 $706K
Nebraska 5,332 12,371 $598K
Montana 5,010 12,290 $612K
New Hampshire 4,617 11,424 $585K
Idaho 5,052 11,384 $572K
Utah 5,981 11,358 $560K
New Mexico 4,773 11,069 $569K
Hawaii 4,802 10,872 $547K
Rhode Island 4,070 9,981 $465K
South Dakota 3,465 8,123 $399K
North Dakota 2,611 6,157 $305K
Vermont 1,907 4,392 $228K
District of Columbia 1,723 4,131 $190K
Delaware 1,909 3,951 $207K
Wyoming 1,455 3,555 $187K
Alaska 1,393 3,447 $177K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 VENTOLIN HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZHIJIAN WANG PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Claims Filled68

RODRIGO PEREIRA M.D.

Claims Filled74

WILLIAM HOOK M.D.

Claims Filled60

SHEILA GONZALEZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled52

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

LILIAM HERNANDEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

LOIZA

Puerto Rico

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

DONALD DEXTER COBIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled64

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MARJERY LOPEZ-ACEVEDO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

LUISA RIVERA-CHINCHILLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

NAIRYS SOMOZA M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled94

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUIS TORRELLAS RUIZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled53

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN MAININI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled61

CODY

Wyoming

MICHAEL MILLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

RIVERTON

Wyoming

STEVEN REEB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

LANNY REIMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

NEWCASTLE

Wyoming

MICHAEL STAUDINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WILD ROSE

Wisconsin

GIAN DAROACH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

MARINETTE

Wisconsin

KYLE DETTBARN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled84

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

MICHAEL DUFFY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

RAMON ESPADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

ARTURO EYZAGUIRRE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled54

CUDAHY

Wisconsin

EDWARD EBERT DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled130

CHIPPEWA FALLS

Wisconsin

SCOTT ERICKSON MD

Claims Filled50

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

ADRIANE GIANLUPI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled84

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

GAIL HARVANCIK GNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled51

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin