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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
SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled516

GLENDALE

California

KENNETH HONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

SEATTLE

Washington

DON LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled509

GLENDALE

California

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

JOHN MARSHALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

AMERICUS

Georgia

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled507

MOBILE

Alabama

LOWELL ADKINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled506

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

CHIRAPA SINTHUSEK MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled504

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

RONNIE CHU M. D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled504

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled504

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

GEORGE SABATES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled500

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled497

SUN VALLEY

California

WARREN HENDERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled496

LAGRANGE

Georgia

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

ATLANTA

Georgia

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled491

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES HERNANDEZ DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled485

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

GEORGE THOMAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled482

HAYNEVILLE

Alabama

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled473

HOUSTON

Texas

GEORGE WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled467

KINSTON

North Carolina

MALATHI AKULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled465

ORLANDO

Florida

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled465

MISSION

Texas

CORAZON MULLES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled464

MONTGOMERY

Alabama