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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
RONALD HABERMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled242

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CHARLES MACHELL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled237

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DEEPAK PASI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled235

RALEIGH

North Carolina

STANLEY PAMFILIS

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled233

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

MICHAEL ISAACSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

JONESBORO

Arkansas

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled224

LAREDO

Texas

CURTIS LI MD PC

Specialist

Claims Filled223

CASPER

Wyoming

PAUL BEJARANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled219

TUCSON

Arizona

JEFFREY TAUTH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled217

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

PETER GARCIA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled216

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KENT WONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled214

MODESTO

California

GREGORY ST. JOHN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled213

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

JAMES LOVELL D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled209

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

MARK COPPESS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled208

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOSEPH GABIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled207

MARTINS FERRY

Ohio

WILLIAM HANKS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled205

FRESNO

California

ALAND FERNANDEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled205

CLEARWATER

Florida

KRISHNAMOHAN NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled204

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

EUGENE SPEAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled203

PORTLAND

Oregon

TAYSIR JARRAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

MCKINNEY

Texas

ALLEN SPITLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled197

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

FRANK HAUGLAND M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled196

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

AYMAN KARKOUTLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled191

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROGER EVANS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled189

WICHITA

Kansas

JOSEPH JARZOBSKI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled187

OMAHA

Nebraska