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FLECAINIDE ACETATE

Flecainide is used to prevent certain types of life-threatening irregular heartbeats. Flecainide is in a class of medications called antiarrhythmics. It works by slowing electrical signals in the heart to stabilize the heart rhythm. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

264K
Medicare Part D Claims
$23.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 45,084 $3.13M
Texas 27,785 $1.54M
Florida 26,562 $1.65M
Pennsylvania 20,298 $1.15M
Ohio 19,915 $1.17M
North Carolina 18,607 $984K
Georgia 16,172 $841K
Tennessee 13,766 $681K
Illinois 11,606 $677K
Arizona 11,497 $673K
New York 10,210 $565K
Virginia 10,186 $584K
Missouri 10,087 $559K
Minnesota 9,797 $523K
Oregon 9,755 $502K
Alabama 9,705 $445K
Michigan 9,167 $582K
Kansas 8,050 $453K
Wisconsin 8,006 $447K
Washington 7,853 $455K
Kentucky 7,642 $385K
South Carolina 6,532 $347K
Louisiana 6,080 $338K
Utah 5,962 $347K
Massachusetts 5,933 $398K
Iowa 5,757 $285K
Colorado 5,671 $381K
Indiana 5,288 $319K
Puerto Rico 4,501 $147K
New Jersey 4,467 $294K
Nebraska 4,388 $207K
Arkansas 4,089 $188K
Mississippi 3,993 $185K
Idaho 3,732 $228K
Oklahoma 3,489 $184K
West Virginia 3,299 $163K
Connecticut 3,298 $226K
Maryland 3,227 $226K
South Dakota 2,859 $154K
Nevada 2,693 $157K
New Mexico 2,224 $120K
New Hampshire 1,946 $134K
Hawaii 1,765 $126K
Maine 1,705 $130K
Montana 1,603 $91.2K
Wyoming 1,245 $70.6K
Rhode Island 1,039 $56.6K
Delaware 894 $75K
North Dakota 839 $46.2K
Vermont 591 $37.7K
Alaska 175 $7,819
District of Columbia 112 $9,365
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 FLECAINIDE ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SEAN TIERNEY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

MOKENA

Illinois

ROGER WESTCOTT M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BELLEVUE

Washington

BILL HARRIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

RICHARD BLUM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

ELEANOR VIERRA RN NPC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

TODD MARSHALL DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN CENTER

Minnesota

JAMES YATES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARK TABER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

AMARNAUTH SINGH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

PAUL HEATH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

LORETTA ISADA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

AKRON

Ohio

JOHN ZAKAIB MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

KURTIS KRUEGER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

VICTORIA

Texas

TAYSIR JARRAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCKINNEY

Texas

ABDUL WASE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

DAYTON

Ohio

BRYAN BECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MICHAEL NATHANSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

JEFFERSON HILLS

Pennsylvania

MARGIT NEMETH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL YARNOZ M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

TRENT SHULTZ CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

KEITH MEYER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

LEE DYKSTRA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BELLFLOWER

California

ONAJEFE NELSON-TWAKOR MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ALFONSO PRIETO MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

ALBANY

New York

KURT BAUSBACK MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California