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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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it's worth it

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

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
JOSEPH JACOBS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled104

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

TEXARKANA

Texas

NAWAR MANSOUR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled102

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

GRENADA

Mississippi

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled102

LAREDO

Texas

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

HOUSTON

Texas

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled101

WHITEHALL

Pennsylvania

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

MIAMI

Florida

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

LOS ANGELES

California

JONADAB UZOHO D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

SPRING HILL

Florida

DIVYAKANT KIKANI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled99

SAN BERNARDINO

California

JUN CHIONG M.D., M.P.H.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled99

REDLANDS

California

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

JOHN DUGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled98

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

LURIS SANCHEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

DIMPLE AGARWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

PALM SPRINGS

California

DALILA CORRY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled97

NORTHRIDGE

California

ROGER KISER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

LONGVIEW

Texas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

PARHAM MOKRI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled97

BAKERSFIELD

California

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SHAUN LAURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

EDWARD WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina