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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
AHMET GURSOY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled147

NAPLES

Florida

DILIP BASU MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled146

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JOHN JAYACHANDRAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled145

FORT WORTH

Texas

BRIAN ELLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled144

SAINT JOSEPH

Michigan

PETER CHAPMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled142

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

ELEANOR KENNEDY MD

Claims Filled142

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

C HOGANCAMP MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled142

PADUCAH

Kentucky

RIYAD MOHAMA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled141

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

DAVID SALERNO MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled141

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

DALE KIRBY MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled140

MOBILE

Alabama

NANCY BRANYAS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled139

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

HAROUTIOUN MESROBIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

GLENDALE

California

DONALD GREGORY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

FRESNO

California

WILLIAM LAFOE MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled138

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

GHASSAN ALKOUTAMI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

HICKORY

North Carolina

MANOJ SHAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled136

GULFPORT

Mississippi

MARK LINEBERRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled136

PADUCAH

Kentucky

ZALMEN BLANCK MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled136

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MICHAEL GIUDICI M. D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled135

IOWA CITY

Iowa

JOSEPH LANDRENEAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled134

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

RONALD PRITZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled134

OMAHA

Nebraska

JOHN KOBAYASHI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled133

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

JAMES MAILHOT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled132

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ATUL PRAKASH M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled132

CLIFTON

New Jersey

ERIC JOHNSON MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled132

MEMPHIS

Tennessee