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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 2011

220K
Medicare Part D Claims
$38.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 34,051 $4.13M
Florida 26,683 $3.12M
Texas 21,584 $2.42M
Ohio 21,227 $2.72M
Tennessee 15,700 $1.26M
North Carolina 15,518 $1.52M
Pennsylvania 13,266 $1.59M
Michigan 13,093 $1.59M
Arkansas 11,827 $889K
Georgia 10,737 $1.03M
Louisiana 10,374 $913K
Missouri 9,822 $855K
Mississippi 9,630 $676K
Illinois 9,405 $1.21M
Indiana 8,972 $917K
Kentucky 8,920 $1.14M
Iowa 8,609 $596K
New York 8,546 $1.52M
Nebraska 7,973 $543K
West Virginia 6,684 $689K
Arizona 5,925 $659K
Washington 5,844 $661K
Minnesota 5,670 $462K
New Jersey 5,572 $917K
Puerto Rico 5,502 $183K
South Carolina 5,489 $611K
Virginia 5,281 $705K
Alabama 4,657 $452K
Oklahoma 4,359 $438K
Kansas 4,333 $391K
Massachusetts 3,927 $540K
Wisconsin 3,779 $398K
Oregon 3,739 $420K
Idaho 2,771 $229K
Colorado 2,271 $292K
Utah 1,965 $243K
Connecticut 1,956 $283K
Nevada 1,938 $283K
South Dakota 1,518 $100K
Maryland 1,460 $301K
Hawaii 1,445 $135K
Wyoming 670 $54.9K
New Mexico 627 $61K
Montana 564 $42.5K
North Dakota 555 $34.8K
Maine 515 $75.3K
New Hampshire 509 $74.9K
Delaware 500 $90.9K
Rhode Island 483 $48K
Vermont 244 $35.4K
District of Columbia 91 $26.5K
Alaska 68 $11.6K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for PROPAFENONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL MCGOWAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled497

KEARNEY

Nebraska

CLIFFORD TALBERT MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled430

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

WAI LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled378

ELKHART

Indiana

KARL CROSSEN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled372

TUPELO

Mississippi

THANAD SHAY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled370

PEORIA

Illinois

CARMINE ODDIS M.D.

Claims Filled353

MACON

Georgia

ANTHONY LAZAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled335

WEST BURLINGTON

Iowa

SHANG-CHIUN LEE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled335

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOHN TELLES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled329

FRESNO

California

CHUN HWANG MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled308

PROVO

Utah

MADHU DHARAWAT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled305

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

DANIEL BROWN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled286

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

CHRISTOPHER BELL ACNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled283

TUPELO

Mississippi

TIMOTHY TALBERT MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled278

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

PHILIP BAILEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled272

DALTON

Georgia

ALAN HURTY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

MCMINNVILLE

Oregon

BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

SANTA CRUZ

California

FREDERICK HEINEMANN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled259

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

MICHAEL GREEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled249

SPRINGDALE

Arkansas

DAVID WENDT MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled246

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GUY CURTIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled246

LA JOLLA

California

ANTHONY WHITE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled246

JONESBORO

Arkansas

JEBRAN KARAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled245

BECKLEY

West Virginia

UDAYA SWARNA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled244

ABILENE

Texas

VED GANESHRAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled243

WICHITA FALLS

Texas