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AMIODARONE HCL

Cordarone (Amiodarone) is an anti-arrhythmic medicine. It treats heart rate problems by blocking rogue electrical signals in your heart. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Amiodarone

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

178K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 557 of 3362

$6.46M
Retail Cost

Rank: 929 of 3362

63,579
Patients

Rank: 496 of 3362

39,514
Prescribers

Rank: 451 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

321K

2011

294K

2012

281K

2013

178K

2014

33.6K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$9.27M

2011

$8.23M

2012

$8.97M

2013

$6.46M

2014

$3.07M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$51

2011

$49

2012

$40

2013

$29

2014

$31

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 6,717 18,251 $487K
Florida 6,664 17,789 $490K
California 3,862 10,256 $658K
Pennsylvania 2,970 8,407 $365K
Ohio 2,781 7,959 $452K
Missouri 2,216 6,537 $139K
Georgia 2,126 6,497 $163K
Illinois 2,275 6,297 $259K
North Carolina 2,001 6,048 $150K
Tennessee 2,065 5,886 $173K
Indiana 2,083 5,787 $214K
Alabama 1,993 5,609 $134K
Oklahoma 1,839 5,238 $146K
Arkansas 1,700 5,181 $81.7K
Louisiana 1,665 4,840 $125K
New York 1,450 4,258 $323K
Virginia 1,476 4,170 $166K
South Carolina 1,400 4,108 $80.9K
Mississippi 1,343 4,059 $83.7K
Michigan 1,804 4,040 $295K
Arizona 1,632 3,801 $149K
Kentucky 1,293 3,766 $162K
Wisconsin 1,086 3,002 $139K
Kansas 973 2,555 $63.9K
Iowa 911 2,540 $54.4K
Maryland 884 1,974 $131K
New Jersey 685 1,666 $125K
Oregon 568 1,488 $42.6K
Nebraska 518 1,442 $26K
Minnesota 593 1,436 $54.5K
West Virginia 498 1,434 $58.8K
Massachusetts 498 1,381 $81.2K
Colorado 534 1,322 $48.4K
Nevada 529 1,190 $36.8K
Washington 500 1,171 $48.1K
Utah 400 868 $26.4K
New Mexico 336 847 $21.8K
Connecticut 295 715 $66.9K
South Dakota 203 598 $9,190
Idaho 237 573 $17.8K
New Hampshire 187 491 $8,608
Maine 178 426 $19.2K
Delaware 183 400 $19.3K
Montana 110 268 $15.2K
Hawaii 122 268 $7,816
Rhode Island 74 224 $7,115
North Dakota 75 188 $6,569
Wyoming 63 169 $8,562
Alaska 39 120 $4,375
Vermont 37 82 $3,227
District of Columbia 34 76 $3,546
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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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