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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
LINDA SHUCK DO

Specialist/Technologist Cardiovascular

Claims Filled170

ELKIN

North Carolina

ANIL GOEL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled170

BIRMINGHAM

Michigan

JAMES CARLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled169

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

JOHN DONGAS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled168

NEW LENOX

Illinois

MICHAEL BURTON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

FT MYERS

Florida

ROBERT MASTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled167

MOUNTAIN VIEW

California

DAVID GILLIGAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled165

RICHMOND

Virginia

MARK O'CONNOR MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled165

TOLEDO

Ohio

NESHE NORTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled164

PORTLAND

Oregon

DAVID DELURGIO MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled162

ATLANTA

Georgia

TONY SIMMONS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled161

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ROGER ACHEATEL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled161

ESCONDIDO

California

DEMOSTHENES ISKOS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled160

EDINA

Minnesota

JACK COLLIER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled160

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

SCOTT PHAM M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled160

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

SIMON MILSTEIN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled160

SAINT CLOUD

Minnesota

JODIE HURWITZ MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled160

DALLAS

Texas

ALFRED NARRAWAY DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled159

POCATELLO

Idaho

STEPHEN ALGEO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled159

TUCSON

Arizona

SYED SUBZPOSH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled159

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSE TEIXEIRA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled158

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

THUY LE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled158

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

FRANCIS THANDROYEN MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JOHN CAGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled157

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SOHAIL JALAL MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled155

HOUSTON

Texas