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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

577K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 314 of 3238

$27.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 527 of 3238

109,764
Patients

Rank: 378 of 3238

50,200
Prescribers

Rank: 384 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Flecainide »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 12,775 59,769 $3.74M
Texas 8,575 43,939 $1.81M
Florida 7,719 36,239 $1.83M
North Carolina 4,983 28,742 $1.17M
Pennsylvania 5,310 28,444 $1.31M
Ohio 5,300 26,692 $1.31M
Georgia 3,977 22,839 $973K
Tennessee 3,717 20,570 $835K
Michigan 3,886 16,901 $851K
Arizona 3,755 16,800 $791K
New York 3,288 15,818 $775K
Illinois 3,152 15,444 $751K
Missouri 2,530 15,031 $673K
Alabama 2,535 14,530 $544K
Virginia 2,668 14,054 $634K
Oregon 2,437 12,652 $609K
Minnesota 2,617 12,167 $633K
Wisconsin 2,137 10,986 $550K
Kansas 1,921 10,629 $523K
Kentucky 1,869 10,474 $429K
Washington 2,028 9,583 $456K
Louisiana 1,547 9,341 $375K
South Carolina 1,720 9,168 $413K
Massachusetts 1,907 8,785 $520K
Utah 1,733 7,783 $353K
Indiana 1,579 7,761 $363K
Colorado 1,621 7,749 $425K
New Jersey 1,674 7,186 $400K
Iowa 1,215 7,184 $302K
Nebraska 975 6,345 $240K
Arkansas 791 5,028 $194K
Connecticut 1,058 4,979 $263K
Mississippi 765 4,742 $163K
West Virginia 802 4,715 $179K
Maryland 1,022 4,335 $256K
Idaho 847 4,054 $185K
Oklahoma 785 4,029 $165K
South Dakota 635 3,948 $164K
Nevada 790 3,676 $178K
New Mexico 612 2,569 $124K
New Hampshire 503 2,486 $144K
Maine 491 2,102 $130K
Hawaii 418 1,983 $94.7K
Montana 359 1,849 $81.2K
Rhode Island 260 1,603 $64.4K
Delaware 397 1,543 $105K
North Dakota 237 1,305 $55.1K
Wyoming 194 927 $39.2K
Vermont 118 537 $29.1K
District of Columbia 103 416 $23.9K
Alaska 28 183 $6,247
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
COTY JEWELL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled359

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RONALD USZENSKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled339

HUNTERSVILLE

North Carolina

WILLIAM WASSYNGER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled336

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled333

MONROE

Louisiana

RANDOLPH FLECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled333

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

DAVID KESSLER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled331

AUSTIN

Texas

BRIAN SCHULER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled330

YORK

Pennsylvania

JAMES CARLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled327

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled324

SANTA CRUZ

California

ASHIT PATEL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled322

SALEM

Oregon

ERIC ENGER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled316

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

JOHN DONGAS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled310

NEW LENOX

Illinois

ROBERT BREWER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled309

DAVENPORT

Iowa

JEFFREY MAHONEY MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled308

OMAHA

Nebraska

ALLEN SPITLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled304

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

PETER NALOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled304

BAKERSFIELD

California

RODNEY BROWN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled298

WACO

Texas

JULE WETHERBEE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled293

GRAFTON

Wisconsin

DAVID CANNOM M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled291

LOS ANGELES

California

APARNA CHERLA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled291

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RONALD MAHONEY M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled290

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES WASENMILLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled290

SALEM

Oregon

ARNE SIPPENS GROENEWEGEN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled289

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

GEORGE CROSSLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled283

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID GILLIGAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled282

RICHMOND

Virginia