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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
HELBERT ACOSTA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled601

MOLINE

Illinois

DAVID FRAZIER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled429

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

GREGORY HONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled407

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN SIMS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled383

TYLER

Texas

JOHN DYLEWSKI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled341

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

KEESAG BARON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled337

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JEFFREY RIEDER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled335

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

EFRAIN GONZALEZ M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled321

MIAMI

Florida

GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled319

MONROE

Louisiana

JEFFREY HARRIS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled314

LAPEER

Michigan

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled303

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

KEITH BRANTLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled289

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MICHAEL ANTIMISIARIS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled289

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

MAYER RASHTIAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled286

PASADENA

California

BRUCE AUERBACH M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled267

GROVE CITY

Ohio

ZOLTAN TOTH M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled263

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ESAM BARYUN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

OPESANMI ESAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled259

MIDLAND

Michigan

MARK KOVACH M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled256

MOLINE

Illinois

ABDUL ALAWWA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled253

LAPEER

Michigan

DANIEL MCGOWAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled253

KEARNEY

Nebraska

WILLIAM WASSYNGER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled251

PADUCAH

Kentucky

GORDON MITCHELL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled249

BRYAN

Texas

STEVEN CHOUGH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled248

WINFIELD

Illinois

DUANE POOL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

ZANESVILLE

Ohio