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MULTAQ

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

479K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 344 of 3238

$191M
Retail Cost

Rank: 126 of 3238

86,776
Patients

Rank: 425 of 3238

42,205
Prescribers

Rank: 418 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Multaq »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 9,885 50,201 $20M
California 8,035 42,828 $17.3M
Texas 7,658 39,858 $15.6M
New York 5,526 28,822 $12.2M
Pennsylvania 5,008 28,656 $11.2M
Ohio 3,838 20,694 $8.44M
Illinois 3,360 18,631 $7.34M
Michigan 3,948 17,632 $8.63M
Tennessee 2,953 16,234 $6.18M
North Carolina 2,549 15,052 $5.57M
New Jersey 2,953 14,783 $6.6M
Louisiana 2,351 14,771 $5.13M
Indiana 2,428 12,960 $5.27M
Missouri 1,850 11,388 $4.19M
Kentucky 1,959 11,099 $4.21M
Georgia 1,924 10,841 $4.04M
Alabama 1,808 10,677 $3.74M
Virginia 1,772 9,515 $3.79M
Arizona 1,766 8,430 $3.62M
South Carolina 1,514 8,399 $3.14M
Wisconsin 1,352 7,216 $2.92M
Arkansas 1,051 6,216 $2.15M
Kansas 963 5,669 $2.02M
Oklahoma 1,006 5,505 $2.17M
West Virginia 880 4,966 $1.9M
Washington 924 4,672 $1.95M
Nebraska 675 4,432 $1.56M
Colorado 799 4,255 $1.67M
Maryland 877 4,079 $1.9M
Iowa 666 3,999 $1.44M
Nevada 821 3,878 $1.63M
Connecticut 708 3,792 $1.68M
Massachusetts 777 3,757 $1.64M
Mississippi 534 3,337 $1.15M
Oregon 526 2,985 $1.14M
Utah 478 2,425 $960K
Minnesota 435 1,996 $890K
Montana 266 1,516 $606K
Delaware 342 1,326 $730K
South Dakota 184 1,177 $382K
Hawaii 214 1,058 $456K
New Mexico 199 963 $395K
Maine 196 931 $425K
Idaho 143 832 $327K
Rhode Island 150 823 $296K
Vermont 131 694 $283K
North Dakota 112 694 $267K
New Hampshire 124 667 $259K
Wyoming 86 471 $190K
District of Columbia 101 428 $180K
Alaska 99 412 $191K
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 MULTAQ

Provider Medicare Claims City State
IRA FRIEDLANDER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled242

CANTON

Ohio

JOHN KALL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled233

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

Illinois

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled231

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SHELDON BROWNSTEIN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled231

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MICHAEL ANTIMISIARIS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled230

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

EUGENE SHTEERMAN MD, FACC

Specialist

Claims Filled227

BROOKLYN

New York

MIGUEL CASTELLANOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

ORANGE

Texas

MARK MENDOLLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled222

MELBOURNE

Florida

ESAM BARYUN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled219

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled219

MONROE

Louisiana

GREGORY SINGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled218

ROCHESTER

New York

RALPH VICARI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled218

MELBOURNE

Florida

AYMAN KARKOUTLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled217

LUBBOCK

Texas

NARINDER BAJWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled216

YUBA CITY

California

MANGARAJU CHAKKA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled216

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled215

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOELL SALFER

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled215

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ARNE SIPPENS GROENEWEGEN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled214

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

STEPHEN SERVOSS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled211

BOCA RATON

Florida

ELIE HADDAD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID SANDLER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled208

TULSA

Oklahoma

SEAN DENNEY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled208

KEARNEY

Nebraska

M. AHMED M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled208

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

CASH CASEY MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled208

ELMHURST

Illinois

DONALD CANADAY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled208

SPOKANE

Washington