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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for FLECAINIDE ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS WILEY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled189

HICKORY

North Carolina

DAVID SMITH M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled188

RENO

Nevada

JAY FRANKLIN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled188

DALLAS

Texas

DWAIN COGGINS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled188

SAN JOSE

California

LYLE ZEPICK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled188

WICHITA

Kansas

RAMAN MITRA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled187

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

STEVEN MENDELSOHN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

REDDING

California

SHANE DARRAH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled186

COLUMBUS

Georgia

RUSSELL STEINMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled186

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

ANTHONY MAGNANO MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled185

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DAVID HIRSCHFELD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled184

SAN JOSE

California

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled184

SAN GABRIEL

California

GEORGE CROSSLEY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled183

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JEFFREY MAHONEY MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled182

OMAHA

Nebraska

DAVID KESSLER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled182

AUSTIN

Texas

JAMES HOPSON MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled182

IOWA CITY

Iowa

DONALD CROSS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled181

WACO

Texas

LARYENTH LANCASTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled180

TUCSON

Arizona

JAY PATTERSON MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled179

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ASHIT PATEL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled179

SALEM

Oregon

VINOD GUPTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled177

VISALIA

California

JEFFREY OSBORN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled176

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

STEPHEN KRASNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled175

ATLANTIS

Florida

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled174

WESTMINSTER

California

WILLIAM NICHOLAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled173

JOPLIN

Missouri