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CLONIDINE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

550K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 325 of 3362

$97.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 241 of 3362

105,173
Patients

Rank: 408 of 3362

75,040
Prescribers

Rank: 315 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 13,396 66,158 $13.2M
Texas 9,843 49,359 $8.7M
Florida 8,029 39,066 $6.4M
New York 6,253 33,437 $6.07M
Pennsylvania 5,253 29,707 $5.24M
Ohio 5,050 26,793 $5.02M
North Carolina 4,168 23,074 $3.75M
Illinois 4,204 21,391 $3.84M
New Jersey 3,793 19,198 $3.46M
Michigan 3,848 17,628 $3.46M
Tennessee 3,385 17,550 $2.75M
Georgia 3,396 17,117 $2.87M
Louisiana 2,719 14,734 $2.48M
Indiana 2,748 13,901 $2.47M
Virginia 2,736 13,641 $2.48M
Missouri 1,858 10,188 $1.65M
Maryland 2,155 10,137 $2.07M
South Carolina 1,891 9,669 $1.52M
Alabama 2,007 9,456 $1.57M
Massachusetts 1,531 8,578 $1.54M
Oklahoma 1,685 8,424 $1.48M
Kentucky 1,537 8,384 $1.42M
Wisconsin 1,546 7,966 $1.51M
Arizona 1,407 6,431 $1.05M
Minnesota 1,124 5,690 $1.14M
Arkansas 997 5,404 $815K
Mississippi 1,005 5,283 $808K
Washington 1,096 5,174 $876K
Kansas 901 4,692 $722K
West Virginia 860 4,335 $739K
Colorado 854 4,011 $664K
Oregon 797 3,685 $692K
Connecticut 710 3,682 $620K
Iowa 612 3,424 $553K
Nevada 684 3,141 $517K
New Mexico 447 2,193 $388K
District of Columbia 440 2,132 $385K
Nebraska 402 2,094 $342K
Delaware 397 1,790 $382K
Idaho 255 1,338 $212K
Hawaii 252 1,223 $233K
South Dakota 181 1,153 $174K
Utah 254 1,134 $193K
Maine 261 1,105 $213K
Montana 178 887 $139K
Rhode Island 164 879 $140K
New Hampshire 186 837 $147K
Alaska 128 684 $94.1K
North Dakota 143 602 $99.2K
Vermont 95 544 $95.3K
Wyoming 68 360 $59.6K
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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Top prescribers for CLONIDINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

LOS ANGELES

California

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MACDONALD DUBOSE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled146

SUMTER

South Carolina

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

LOS ANGELES

California

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

BROOKLYN

New York

LISA RICH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled139

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

SANTA CRUZ

California

JESUS VERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

FULLERTON

California

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled138

WICHITA

Kansas

EMMONS COLLINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

OAKLAND

California

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled136

PLANT CITY

Florida

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled135

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

WESTLAND

Michigan

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

ALHAMBRA

California

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

MAUMEE

Ohio

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled132

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

DUNEDIN

Florida

YIN-YIN MYINT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

DALY CITY

California

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

MOBILE

Alabama

JOANNE CHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

HANOVER

Pennsylvania

LAZARO PLASENCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

MIAMI

Florida

SUDHA GOVINDARAJAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

MONTEBELLO

California

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio