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CLONIDINE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

559K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 317 of 3238

$105M
Retail Cost

Rank: 203 of 3238

109,061
Patients

Rank: 379 of 3238

75,982
Prescribers

Rank: 301 of 3238

User Reviews of CLONIDINE »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,091 67,307 $13.8M
Texas 10,105 50,336 $9.22M
Florida 8,030 38,867 $6.84M
New York 6,616 34,439 $6.5M
Pennsylvania 5,534 30,731 $5.58M
Ohio 5,217 27,180 $5.34M
North Carolina 4,245 22,616 $4.01M
Illinois 4,147 21,272 $4.05M
New Jersey 3,954 19,159 $3.58M
Tennessee 3,481 17,645 $3.11M
Michigan 4,062 17,490 $3.73M
Georgia 3,442 17,286 $3.16M
Louisiana 2,863 15,069 $2.6M
Indiana 2,976 14,680 $2.85M
Virginia 2,858 14,271 $2.75M
Missouri 1,961 10,290 $1.8M
Alabama 2,023 9,694 $1.69M
Maryland 2,121 9,650 $2.09M
Massachusetts 1,642 9,014 $1.66M
South Carolina 1,813 8,904 $1.6M
Wisconsin 1,585 8,709 $1.73M
Kentucky 1,696 8,583 $1.57M
Oklahoma 1,748 8,422 $1.54M
Minnesota 1,194 6,055 $1.25M
Arizona 1,449 6,006 $1.09M
Arkansas 1,088 5,534 $874K
Washington 1,171 5,477 $977K
Mississippi 1,045 5,344 $866K
Kansas 986 5,061 $849K
West Virginia 878 4,651 $828K
Connecticut 771 4,123 $722K
Oregon 835 4,017 $791K
Colorado 791 3,650 $646K
Nevada 729 3,390 $575K
Iowa 610 3,386 $575K
New Mexico 511 2,406 $435K
Nebraska 399 2,151 $365K
District of Columbia 443 2,101 $401K
Delaware 422 1,932 $439K
Idaho 290 1,413 $242K
Hawaii 261 1,286 $231K
South Dakota 200 1,208 $191K
Utah 262 1,180 $216K
Maine 274 1,116 $250K
Rhode Island 158 1,036 $159K
Montana 164 933 $153K
New Hampshire 202 850 $151K
Alaska 139 744 $110K
Vermont 108 526 $94.3K
North Dakota 130 514 $81.5K
Wyoming 69 282 $44.8K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
JAMES THOMPSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

RICHMOND

Virginia

RAFFI MINASIAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled105

GLENDALE

California

VICTOR LYAPIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

COLUSA

California

PARIMAL PARIKH M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

KENNER

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled103

MCKINNEY

Texas

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled102

TROUP

Texas

NISHA PATEL NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled101

RICHMOND

Virginia

SON CHAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

ORLANDO

Florida

MARY RUDYK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

RATTANJIT KOHLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

BROOKLYN

New York

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

NORFOLK

Virginia

EDWARD CARLOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

MOBILE

Alabama

JOSEPH JACOBS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled98

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

DES MOINES

Iowa

INDUMATHI CHRISTOPHER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled98

CRESTVIEW

Florida

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled98

WICHITA

Kansas

EDWARD COHEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled97

CHICAGO

Illinois

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

HOUSTON

Texas

ALLEN CHAMOVITZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

AMARILLO

Texas

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina