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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
SAMAR KHOURY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

VIPOOL PATEL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled182

EL PASO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER INGRAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled181

NATCHITOCHES

Louisiana

STEVE TAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled180

NEW YORK

New York

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled179

ALHAMBRA

California

STEVEN KRUEGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled178

LINCOLN

Nebraska

LARRY JUSTICE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

UMA GUNIGANTI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

ENID

Oklahoma

YU-CHENG JEFFREY CHEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ARTHUR HAGAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

STILLWATER

Oklahoma

VAN DE BRUYN M.D.

Claims Filled175

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SHANE DARRAH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled175

COLUMBUS

Georgia

BEVERLY STOUDEMIRE-HOWLETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled173

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

HUMAYUN JAMIDAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled170

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

PRADEEP AGARWAL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled169

PEORIA

Arizona

JONATHAN COX M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled169

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

AVICHAI ERES MD FACC FSCAI FSVM

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled168

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled168

GLENDALE

California

LARRY BERTE M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

SACRAMENTO

California

SHAZIB KHAWAJA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

CARROLLTON

Georgia

GUY MIOTON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

MURFREESBORO

Tennessee

HECTOR CECCOLI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled166

TYLER

Texas

JONATHAN VALUCK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled166

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RICHARD OTTEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled165

FORT WAYNE

Indiana