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VIJAYA B AKULA
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VIJAYA B AKULA

Listed Specialty: Internal Medicine
1200 N ELM ST, GREENSBORO, NC, 27401-1004
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VIJAYA AKULA,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

8

payments

$124

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2015

10

payments

$159

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2014

14

payments

$219

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2013

3

payments

$55

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor

Payment Calendar in

This doctor received a payment on days in .

Each box below represents a single day during the disclosure period. A gray box indicates no payments. The darker the color, the more payments a doctor received that day.

Types of Payments in

Category Payments Payment Value
Food and Beverage
14 $219
Food and Beverage
10 $159
Food and Beverage
8 $124
Food and Beverage
3 $55

Drugs & Devices in

Totals listed below account for all payments from that mention this product. Beginning in 2016, the government began classifying products as drugs, devices, biologics or medical supplies. Below, you will see drugs (drugs and biologics) and devices (devices and medical supplies). If a payment record mentions more than one product, the entire value will be included in each of those products. When no products are listed, they are not included in the list below.

This physician does not have any payments relating to a specific drug or device for this year.

Product Name Product Type Payments
TEFLARO

drug

$50
ENTRESTO

drug

$19
PRALUENT

drug

$18
ELIQUIS

drug

$15
PRAXBIND

drug

$12
PRADAXA

drug

$12
SPIRIVA

drug

$12
STIOLTO

drug

$12
ZERBAXA

drug

$11
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
LEVEMIR

drug

$52
NOVOLOG

drug

$52
XIFAXAN - 550MG

drug

$34
ELIQUIS

drug

$28
ENTRESTO

drug

$16
PRALUENT

drug

$14
INVOKANA

drug

$14
XARELTO

drug

$14
PREVNAR 13

drug

$13
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
ELIQUIS

drug

$55
NOVOLOG

drug

$42
LEVEMIR

drug

$42
XARELTO

drug

$28
LANTUS

drug

$25
SAMSCA

drug

$22
BRILINTA

drug

$21
XIFAXAN

drug

$14
INVOKANA

drug

$14
ZYVOX

drug

$12
BREO

drug

$12
ANORO

drug

$12
ADVAIR

drug

$12
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
ZYVOX

drug

$43
PREVNAR 13

drug

$21
LEVEMIR

drug

$13
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Mar 14, 2014 $43

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Sep 7, 2013 $22

ZYVOX Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Jul 25, 2014 $21

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Mar 27, 2015 $21

XIFAXAN - 550MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 14, 2013 $21

PREVNAR 13 ZYVOX Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Jan 15, 2016 $19

TEFLARO Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Nov 3, 2015 $19

LEVEMIR NOVOLOG Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Jun 7, 2016 $19

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 22, 2016 $18

PRALUENT Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Sep 3, 2015 $17

LEVEMIR NOVOLOG Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Jul 9, 2015 $17

LEVEMIR NOVOLOG Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Apr 22, 2016 $17

TEFLARO Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Oct 20, 2015 $16

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Jul 14, 2014 $16

LEVEMIR NOVOLOG Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Nov 4, 2014 $16

LEVEMIR NOVOLOG Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Apr 15, 2016 $15

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Sep 9, 2014 $15

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Oct 7, 2014 $14

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Sep 4, 2015 $14

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Sep 22, 2015 $14

PRALUENT Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Dec 7, 2015 $14

INVOKANA XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Dec 12, 2016 $14

TEFLARO Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Aug 5, 2014 $14

LANTUS Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Jul 10, 2014 $14

INVOKANA XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jul 28, 2015 $13

ELIQUIS PREVNAR 13 Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Aug 8, 2013 $13

LEVEMIR Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Jan 28, 2015 $13

XIFAXAN - 550MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 13, 2014 $12

ELIQUIS ZYVOX Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Jul 1, 2014 $12

ADVAIR ANORO BREO Food and Beverage GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC.
Mar 4, 2016 $12

PRADAXA PRAXBIND SPIRIVA STIOLTO Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Feb 10, 2014 $11

LANTUS Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Dec 2, 2014 $11

SAMSCA Food and Beverage OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
Mar 22, 2016 $11

ZERBAXA Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Dec 16, 2014 $11

SAMSCA Food and Beverage OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
Jun 17, 2014 $11

LEVEMIR NOVOLOG Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
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