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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
HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled429

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

JOHN PIRSCH MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled428

MADISON

Wisconsin

LUANA CARCASSONI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled425

HIALEAH

Florida

LARRY BURROWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

FORT WORTH

Texas

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled424

SMYRNA

Georgia

EUGENE HARASYM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP

Pennsylvania

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

BERYL YANCEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled422

HUMBOLDT

Tennessee

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled419

EVERGREEN

Alabama

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled419

TEXARKANA

Texas

JOHN GERALT MD

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled419

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

DENNIS HARPER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

DOUGLAS

Georgia

ABDULLAH BAIG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled418

MILLINGTON

Tennessee

ROBERTO ZAMUDIO-MILLAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled417

TUC

Arizona

NORMAN PLEDGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled416

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled414

LOS ANGELES

California

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled413

VAN NUYS

California

JANUSZ WOLANIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled412

NANTICOKE

Pennsylvania

MORRIS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled410

DAYTON

Ohio

JAMES JEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled409

INDIANOLA

Mississippi

DIANA MANCUSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled409

DOTHAN

Alabama

BABATUNDE OJO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled409

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

THOMAS LANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

STEVEN RAPP M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled407

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida