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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
JOHN GOLDING MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

VIJAYARAGHAVE JANAKIRAMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

PAUL CARPENTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

HARPAUL BAJWA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled55

LINCOLN

Nebraska

DAVID RARDON MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled55

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KENNETH MCBRIDE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled55

FORT WORTH

Texas

KEITH GATLIN

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

LALITHKUMAR CHOUHAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROY KAMADA MD INC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

HONOLULU

Hawaii

WILLIAM NTIM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

JOHN WOODRUFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

OMAHA

Nebraska

JAMES MURREY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

JONESBORO

Arkansas

SAID ISKANDAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

MARC EFFRON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

ENCINITAS

California

CLAUDE-LAUREN SADER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

CHARLES MORRIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DAVID GEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

WALNUT CREEK

California

DANIEL PARNASSA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

SEBRING

Florida

JAMES RICHARDSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

MANSFIELD

Texas

SCOTT HARRIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

LAKE JACKSON

Texas

VANESSA LUCARELLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

CLEARWATER

Florida

BHOLA RAMA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

MARION

Ohio

CLYDE METZGER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

CHRISTODULOS STAVENS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES HARPER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

WILMINGTON

North Carolina