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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
MARTIN WISEMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled271

MAYFIELD HGTS

Ohio

RANDOLPH FLECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

BRIAN CRANDALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled266

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

PAUL OLSON MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled262

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

ANDREW RUBIN

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled259

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

SYED IQBAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled257

DANSVILLE

New York

PETER NALOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled250

BAKERSFIELD

California

RONALD USZENSKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled244

HUNTERSVILLE

North Carolina

HUAGUI LI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

EDINA

Minnesota

HELBERT ACOSTA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled235

MOLINE

Illinois

RAJIV VERMA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

DALTON

Georgia

GREGORY BONAVITA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled234

CANTON

Ohio

JONATHAN LOWY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled232

BELLINGHAM

Washington

ERIC PENA MD FACC

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled232

MEDFORD

Oregon

JOHN COX DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled231

JOPLIN

Missouri

HUGH BATTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

SHERIDAN

Wyoming

KENNETH NIELSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled229

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

FREIDOON GHAZI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled228

CINCINNATI

Ohio

STEVE SEEKOOK PARK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled224

LOS ANGELES

California

HINGSON CHUN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled223

HONOLULU

Hawaii

DAVID CANNOM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled223

LOS ANGELES

California

PATRICK WELCH M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled221

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

PAUL BEJARANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled221

TUCSON

Arizona

DONALD RUBENSTEIN MD PHD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled217

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

RAMA THUMATI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled217

POMONA

California