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CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Clonidine is in a class of medications called centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive agents. It works by decreasing your heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.99M
Medicare Part D Claims
$41.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 448,430 $4.46M
Florida 406,598 $3.31M
Texas 357,692 $3.27M
New York 199,708 $1.88M
Ohio 196,506 $1.91M
Georgia 191,579 $1.67M
North Carolina 177,670 $1.57M
Pennsylvania 176,300 $1.52M
Tennessee 173,684 $1.51M
Alabama 166,077 $1.41M
Illinois 159,330 $1.44M
Louisiana 127,298 $1.16M
Michigan 123,272 $1.2M
Virginia 113,411 $1.06M
Missouri 111,112 $966K
Mississippi 103,494 $831K
Kentucky 100,479 $887K
Indiana 96,218 $868K
New Jersey 91,430 $856K
South Carolina 82,996 $732K
Oklahoma 82,383 $750K
Arkansas 78,979 $672K
Arizona 75,926 $655K
Massachusetts 67,607 $536K
Puerto Rico 65,069 $492K
Wisconsin 61,444 $553K
Maryland 56,431 $606K
Washington 49,696 $434K
Oregon 49,664 $453K
West Virginia 46,351 $414K
Minnesota 43,049 $400K
Kansas 39,585 $346K
Iowa 35,041 $274K
Colorado 31,765 $292K
Nebraska 29,345 $227K
Nevada 27,656 $244K
New Mexico 23,424 $204K
Connecticut 16,636 $136K
Idaho 16,320 $144K
Maine 14,295 $122K
Utah 12,541 $103K
New Hampshire 9,952 $83.7K
District of Columbia 9,826 $105K
Rhode Island 9,278 $72.6K
Montana 8,894 $78.2K
Delaware 8,332 $86.4K
South Dakota 8,131 $72.3K
Hawaii 6,877 $67.8K
North Dakota 6,559 $60K
Vermont 3,723 $30.5K
Alaska 3,646 $30.8K
Wyoming 3,314 $27K
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 CLONIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,445

DESOTO

Texas

CYRIAC MADATHIKUNNEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,049

SELMA

Alabama

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled995

FORT WORTH

Texas

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled968

DALLAS

Texas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled929

TUCKER

Georgia

GLENTON DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled900

SELMA

Alabama

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled881

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled838

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled823

GLENDALE

California

HENRY DIXON M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled795

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

FRANCELOT MOISE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled791

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

ALBERT HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled789

SANTA MARIA

California

KENNETH GAYLES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled764

BUFFALO

New York

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled763

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CHELUKALA REDDY M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Preferred Provider Organization

Claims Filled753

GRIFFIN

Georgia

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled733

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DAISY DE GUZMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled714

NEWARK

New Jersey

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled695

GLENDALE

California

CLEATIOUS SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled666

JAY

Florida

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled627

DECATUR

Illinois

VINH-KHIEM NGUYEN-PHUOC M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled624

WESTMINSTER

California

WILLIE LUCAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled620

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled603

ADA

Oklahoma

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled602

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

JAMES SULLIVAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled595

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama