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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
EMMETT MATHEWS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled159

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

LYLE ZEPICK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled159

WICHITA

Kansas

MEHRAN ARABPOUR DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

LIMA

Ohio

GREGG SHANDER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled158

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GORMAN THORP MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled157

ABILENE

Texas

CLAUDIO BONOMETTI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled156

SANTA BARBARA

California

ALLEN SOFFER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled156

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

NAGESWARI DAGGUBATI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled154

ABILENE

Texas

SURESH PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled154

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ROBERT BORKOWSKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled154

NEW BRITAIN

Connecticut

JOHN ALEXANDER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled154

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

STANLEY JOSEF M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled153

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

FISHER COVIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled152

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

PETER WIEGMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled151

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JOHN PULEO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled151

SARASOTA

Florida

JULE WETHERBEE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled149

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ALBERTO INTERIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled149

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES DRAKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled149

SAVANNAH

Georgia

MICHAEL AIKENS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled149

OPELIKA

Alabama

PAUL STAFFORD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled149

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

RIMVYDAS PLENYS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled148

FRESNO

California

WINSTON MARSHALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled148

DENISON

Texas

RAY ALLEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled148

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KENT VAN WHY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled147

DAVENPORT

Iowa

DICRAN BARON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

ORANGE

California