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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CLONIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MUHAMMAD UMER M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEANECK

New Jersey

CHARLES GRUBB DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILLIPSBURG

New Jersey

MARK GABBIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEXARKANA

Arkansas

DANNY FARAHMANDIAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ENCINO

California

RAJEEV SAINI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FULTON

New York

GARY MEYERROSE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LUBBOCK

Texas

ALFRED DANIELS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCCLELLANVILLE

South Carolina

JOZEF MRUK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

FAYNE ST. JOHN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

THOMAS JOHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW HARTFORD

New York

AMMAR ALSHEIKH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHANDLER

Arizona

ANTHONY MILANES M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

BAKERSFIELD

California

CHARLES ZELLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAIRBORN

Ohio

JIMMY ROMERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

DAUD ASHAI M.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN LAFATA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLYDE

North Carolina

JOHN GAINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALATKA

Florida

CELESTINO PALOMINO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

BRADENTON

Florida

THOMAS MEYER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RED WING

Minnesota

ROSITA CRUZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

ASIM MAQSOOD M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

SUMATHI DEVARAJAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

MELISSA ROBBINS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

ALI TUTAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

STANLEY GWOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TALLAHASSEE

Florida