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PROPAFENONE HCL

Propafenone is used to treat arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and to maintain a normal heart rate. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

336K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 425 of 3395

$13.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 817 of 3395

66,608
Patients

Rank: 483 of 3395

36,607
Prescribers

Rank: 473 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

332K

2011

323K

2012

335K

2013

336K

2014

336K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$26.2M

2011

$21.6M

2012

$20.3M

2013

$16.3M

2014

$13.9M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$110

2011

$97

2012

$90

2013

$95

2014

$94

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 7,173 32,635 $1.63M
Florida 5,812 25,834 $1.02M
Texas 4,408 21,042 $771K
Ohio 4,034 19,295 $935K
Michigan 3,887 15,849 $738K
Tennessee 3,058 15,475 $591K
North Carolina 2,744 15,103 $523K
Louisiana 2,254 12,460 $451K
Pennsylvania 2,297 11,576 $570K
Arkansas 1,780 10,617 $363K
Georgia 1,920 10,253 $344K
Missouri 1,724 9,884 $343K
Mississippi 1,657 9,866 $312K
Indiana 1,828 8,987 $383K
Kentucky 1,599 8,192 $345K
Nebraska 1,276 7,799 $288K
Illinois 1,547 7,470 $299K
New York 1,672 7,339 $360K
Iowa 1,219 7,250 $284K
West Virginia 1,158 6,261 $244K
Arizona 1,418 6,006 $239K
South Carolina 960 4,855 $165K
New Jersey 1,131 4,725 $191K
Washington 1,050 4,632 $209K
Virginia 971 4,592 $207K
Alabama 842 4,366 $156K
Minnesota 852 4,040 $246K
Wisconsin 723 3,678 $165K
Kansas 690 3,625 $153K
Massachusetts 746 3,305 $169K
Oklahoma 601 2,982 $111K
Oregon 588 2,824 $150K
Idaho 404 2,112 $94.5K
Colorado 463 1,796 $78.8K
Nevada 461 1,777 $87.9K
Utah 428 1,751 $68.1K
South Dakota 234 1,543 $60.9K
Maryland 384 1,462 $74.3K
Connecticut 314 1,346 $70.9K
Hawaii 223 1,050 $44.7K
Montana 116 549 $18.2K
Rhode Island 97 531 $19.1K
Delaware 159 519 $29K
New Mexico 129 512 $21.6K
North Dakota 91 484 $20.4K
New Hampshire 97 374 $17.9K
Wyoming 79 345 $12.8K
Maine 64 281 $16.5K
Vermont 29 137 $5,778
District of Columbia 26 106 $4,549
Alaska 16 61 $1,600
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 PROPAFENONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE PADILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,654

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARMINE ODDIS M.D.

Claims Filled717

MACON

Georgia

DANIEL MCGOWAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled705

KEARNEY

Nebraska

WAI LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled630

ELKHART

Indiana

KARL CROSSEN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled517

TUPELO

Mississippi

ERIC JANIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled507

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

CLIFFORD TALBERT MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled494

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MADHU DHARAWAT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled475

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

JAMES MCKINNIE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled445

METAIRIE

Louisiana

KENT WONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled442

MODESTO

California

SHANG-CHIUN LEE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled424

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOHN TELLES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled417

FRESNO

California

JEBRAN KARAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled407

BECKLEY

West Virginia

CHUN HWANG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled402

PROVO

Utah

LUAY SAYED MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled390

SHELBY TOWNSHIP

Michigan

EUGENE SPEAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled369

PORTLAND

Oregon

ANTHONY LAZAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled361

WEST BURLINGTON

Iowa

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled346

LAREDO

Texas

KRISHNA NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled346

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

GUY CURTIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled342

LA JOLLA

California

CHERIAN JOHN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

BURGETTSTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARK COPPESS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled339

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

PAUL BEJARANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled333

TUCSON

Arizona

ANTHONY WHITE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled324

JONESBORO

Arkansas

VENKAT BATTULA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled323

LIMA

Ohio