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MULTAQ

DRONEDARONE HCL

Treats heart rhythm problems in patients who have a history of atrial fibrillation. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

460K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 362 of 3362

$227M
Retail Cost

Rank: 122 of 3362

83,524
Patients

Rank: 453 of 3362

41,059
Prescribers

Rank: 446 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 9,687 48,894 $24.3M
California 7,647 40,755 $20.4M
Texas 7,477 38,934 $18.6M
New York 5,549 28,905 $15.2M
Pennsylvania 4,617 26,871 $13M
Illinois 3,532 19,601 $9.73M
Ohio 3,229 17,790 $8.97M
Michigan 3,652 16,424 $9.85M
Tennessee 2,717 15,268 $7.07M
North Carolina 2,532 14,636 $6.79M
New Jersey 2,871 14,326 $7.99M
Louisiana 2,158 13,429 $5.72M
Indiana 2,308 12,407 $6.19M
Georgia 1,864 11,019 $4.91M
Alabama 1,839 10,815 $4.7M
Missouri 1,769 10,796 $4.9M
Kentucky 1,718 10,043 $4.62M
South Carolina 1,778 10,010 $4.59M
Virginia 1,823 9,393 $4.68M
Arizona 1,678 8,106 $4.35M
Wisconsin 1,416 7,583 $3.77M
Arkansas 983 6,145 $2.57M
Kansas 925 5,217 $2.31M
Oklahoma 897 4,723 $2.29M
West Virginia 815 4,694 $2.22M
Maryland 931 4,168 $2.47M
Colorado 821 4,145 $2.07M
Washington 804 3,970 $2.11M
Nebraska 596 3,948 $1.71M
Iowa 602 3,767 $1.71M
Connecticut 739 3,630 $2.06M
Massachusetts 704 3,458 $1.93M
Nevada 751 3,427 $1.84M
Mississippi 451 2,914 $1.24M
Oregon 522 2,823 $1.37M
Utah 417 1,962 $960K
Minnesota 405 1,926 $1.03M
Montana 248 1,338 $661K
Delaware 345 1,323 $911K
Maine 223 1,089 $606K
South Dakota 166 1,083 $459K
New Mexico 203 1,003 $498K
Hawaii 199 993 $547K
Idaho 187 908 $446K
New Hampshire 143 757 $354K
Vermont 124 684 $367K
Rhode Island 106 547 $246K
North Dakota 96 506 $256K
Alaska 120 457 $278K
District of Columbia 104 426 $250K
Wyoming 86 390 $217K
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 MULTAQ

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM WOODS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Missouri

DOUGLAS BLACK MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

TEXARKANA

Texas

YASSER SALEM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MARINETTE

Wisconsin

JAMES ADISEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GEORGE LE-BERT D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FERNANDINA BEACH

Florida

DAVID SAENGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

M WELLS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

JOHN BEST MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BOLIVAR

Missouri

ANTONIO CANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

JAMES ZAVITSANOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MELBOURNE

Florida

ALLEN SOFFER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ST. LOUIS

Missouri

WALTER PALADINO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

Virginia

ELLIOT BROWN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CLIFTON

New Jersey

DIANE SOBKOWICZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

AUBURN

California

JOHN ISAAC M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

MIKE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

DORIA SCORTICHINI M.D., F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GENEVA

New York

JAY ALEXANDER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BANNOCKBURN

Illinois

JALIT TUCHINDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

NADIM KHAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

WILLIAM LEHMKUHLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

JASPER

Indiana

FRED DOLORESCO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

BRIAN TRIOLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

PAUL LUETMER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

JOHN SCHRADER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ENID

Oklahoma