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Prescriber Checkup » VENTOLIN HFA

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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

2.77M
Medicare Part D Claims
$125M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 278,790 $12M
Florida 218,993 $9.68M
Pennsylvania 214,196 $9.21M
California 201,444 $9.15M
Michigan 119,625 $5.63M
Texas 119,022 $5.63M
North Carolina 111,156 $4.96M
Illinois 101,957 $4.81M
Tennessee 93,855 $4.32M
Georgia 89,107 $3.96M
Kentucky 74,056 $3.27M
Alabama 66,287 $2.97M
Ohio 65,729 $3.05M
Wisconsin 60,889 $2.77M
South Carolina 57,095 $2.62M
Missouri 55,792 $2.5M
Washington 53,912 $2.53M
New Jersey 50,005 $2.19M
Indiana 48,559 $2.3M
Minnesota 46,451 $2.18M
Arkansas 46,251 $2.09M
Virginia 46,250 $2.1M
Oregon 38,388 $1.75M
Mississippi 37,872 $1.69M
Maryland 35,141 $1.64M
Massachusetts 34,829 $1.59M
Louisiana 34,554 $1.52M
Nevada 34,195 $1.76M
Oklahoma 33,324 $1.57M
Connecticut 27,194 $1.24M
Colorado 26,862 $1.21M
Maine 26,158 $1.28M
Iowa 25,027 $1.12M
Arizona 22,950 $1.09M
Kansas 19,290 $860K
West Virginia 19,134 $863K
Idaho 13,045 $616K
Utah 12,714 $589K
Montana 12,429 $579K
New Hampshire 12,299 $579K
Nebraska 12,216 $551K
Rhode Island 11,106 $476K
New Mexico 10,716 $515K
Hawaii 9,632 $452K
South Dakota 7,337 $335K
District of Columbia 6,178 $262K
North Dakota 5,500 $253K
Alaska 5,191 $244K
Vermont 4,977 $236K
Delaware 4,968 $241K
Wyoming 4,209 $206K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled59

WINDSOR

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

NAIRYS SOMOZA M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled189

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JUAN DE LA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled62

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

LUISA RIVERA-CHINCHILLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

JESUS FRIMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

MUHAMMAD HUSSIENO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled77

CASPER

Wyoming

STEPHEN MAININI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled73

CODY

Wyoming

LANNY REIMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

NEWCASTLE

Wyoming

STEVEN REEB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled54

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

MICHAEL ADAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

EVANSTON

Wyoming

LEAH MUTHURI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ROCK SPRINGS

Wyoming

BRYAN AVERY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled207

APPLETON

Wisconsin

EDWARD EBERT DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled171

CHIPPEWA FALLS

Wisconsin

ADRIANE GIANLUPI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled168

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

STEVEN KREAM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled134

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin

ROBERT KRIZ MD

Allergy

Claims Filled126

MADISON

Wisconsin

AHMAD KHAYAT MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled126

MARINETTE

Wisconsin

WALEED NAJEEB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled125

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

JAMES COUSER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled119

MADISON

Wisconsin

GREGORY MOTL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

SUN PRAIRIE

Wisconsin

MICHAEL NETZEL MD

Claims Filled114

MONROE

Wisconsin

GUIRISH AGNI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

STOUGHTON

Wisconsin

SRIDHAR THIRUMALAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

MENOMONIE

Wisconsin

KYLE DETTBARN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled91

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin