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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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50%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

446K

2011

486K

2012

559K

2013

550K

2014

535K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$86.1M

2011

$90.5M

2012

$105M

2013

$97.7M

2014

$90.2M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$174

2011

$169

2012

$157

2013

$190

2014

$188

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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
BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

WOODLAWN

Virginia

KAVITA VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

ARMANDO HINOJOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

LAREDO

Texas

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled116

AMARILLO

Texas

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

DES MOINES

Iowa

MANAVENDRA BAKHSHI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

YUNG-HSI WEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled113

GLENDALE

California

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

NEW YORK

New York

AMIR HAJIMOMENIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

NORFOLK

Virginia

EDMOND KALIFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

MARK KLEBANOV M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled110

WALNUT CREEK

California

EMMANUEL PAINTSIL

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled110

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

MANUEL SUAREZ BARCELO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled109

DUBLIN

Georgia

NIRUPA VIGNARAJAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

GLENDALE

California

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled107

PENSACOLA

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

LORAIN

Ohio

CLAUDIA SERRANO-GOMEZ M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled106

NEW YORK

New York

ELLEN DOYLE CRNP,CS

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled105

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RAUL COURET M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled105

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

EDGER POTTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

MIKHAIL KARAPETIAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled104

LOS ANGELES

California

KAMRAN TASHAROFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

GARWOOD

New Jersey