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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
RAY WYMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

TORRANCE

California

MARK MURPHY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

DAVID MARTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ROQUE ARTEAGA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

NORTH PLATTE

Nebraska

PAUL KUDELKO DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

TERENCE ROSS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

ASHLAND

Kentucky

CHARLES LAMPE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled57

DALLAS

Texas

TRENT PETTIJOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

PLANO

Texas

DAVID SCHULTZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SUNIL SHROFF M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled57

NEW LENOX

Illinois

SHASHI SHARMA D.M.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

VISALIA

California

HERSCHEL SKLAROFF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS AHERN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

LA JOLLA

California

DRAGIC OBRADOVIC MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

CHICAGO

Illinois

GARY ANDERSON DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

KANE

Pennsylvania

SHARON DAILEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ALAN HURTY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

MCMINNVILLE

Oregon

JOSEPH STEVENSON D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

CARSON CITY

Nevada

BARRY MOLK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

AURORA

Colorado

MICHAEL GREEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled56

SPRINGDALE

Arkansas

MACY SMITH M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled56

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RAVI BAJAJ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

WICHITA

Kansas

SHANTI NEERUKONDA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled56

ODESSA

Texas

MASIH UDDIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

ATHENS

Georgia

LAMPIS ANAGNOSTOPOULOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Illinois