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PROPAFENONE HCL

Propafenone is used to treat arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and to maintain a normal heart rate. Propafenone is in a class of medications called antiarrhythmics. It works by acting on the heart muscle to improve the heart's rhythm. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

378K
Medicare Part D Claims
$49.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 38,086 $5.6M
Florida 29,338 $4.22M
Ohio 22,637 $3.37M
Texas 22,404 $3.08M
Michigan 16,357 $2.26M
North Carolina 15,979 $1.83M
Tennessee 15,620 $1.55M
Pennsylvania 13,980 $1.91M
Louisiana 12,549 $1.31M
Arkansas 11,975 $1.01M
Georgia 11,651 $1.33M
Mississippi 10,379 $895K
Missouri 10,366 $1.03M
Illinois 10,146 $1.66M
New York 9,951 $2.04M
Kentucky 9,524 $1.41M
Indiana 9,142 $1.02M
Iowa 8,678 $685K
Nebraska 7,873 $608K
New Jersey 7,455 $1.8M
West Virginia 7,297 $853K
Arizona 6,114 $793K
South Carolina 6,045 $856K
Washington 6,040 $816K
Virginia 5,683 $881K
Alabama 5,213 $665K
Minnesota 5,147 $478K
Oklahoma 4,553 $509K
Kansas 4,477 $465K
Wisconsin 4,061 $539K
Oregon 3,997 $534K
Massachusetts 3,889 $627K
Idaho 2,935 $276K
Colorado 2,498 $439K
Nevada 2,161 $345K
Utah 2,113 $308K
Connecticut 2,049 $402K
Maryland 1,834 $427K
South Dakota 1,544 $110K
Hawaii 1,415 $135K
New Mexico 734 $74.1K
North Dakota 635 $47K
Rhode Island 615 $83.1K
New Hampshire 543 $98.1K
Wyoming 536 $48.3K
Montana 536 $47K
Delaware 495 $136K
Maine 495 $75.1K
Vermont 227 $36.5K
District of Columbia 98 $31.5K
Alaska 65 $14.8K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for PROPAFENONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHERRYL PURVIS NP

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GULFPORT

Mississippi

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRENADA

Mississippi

TOM HEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

MOHAMMAD JAZAYERI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

GEORGE SCOVILLE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DANIEL PARNASSA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SEBRING

Florida

TYRUS FRERKING DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GRANBURY

Texas

JOHN CAGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

PAUL JONES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ANDERSON

South Carolina

JAMES KLEMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

RAJESH SHROFF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

RONALD KANTOLA DO

Specialist

Claims Filled50

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

ROBERT ZOLLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PRYOR

Oklahoma

PREETHAM JETTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ANDERSON

Indiana

AHMAD ABDUL KARIM M.D

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

JOLIET

Illinois

JONATHAN FUDGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

NORMAN LIDDELL MD, PHD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SEVIERVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN JOHNSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ARNE SIPPENS GROENEWEGEN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHARLES SOHN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

GARY DYKSTRA D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

RAJIV PUNJYA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TRACY

California

JOSEPH POWERS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

ADEL YAACOUB MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

THABET ALSHEIKH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

PENSACOLA

Florida