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Prescriber Checkup » CLONIDINE

CLONIDINE

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

132K
Medicare Part D Claims
$86M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 51,820 $11.2M
Texas 36,380 $7.15M
Florida 28,819 $5.1M
New York 26,795 $5.09M
Pennsylvania 25,209 $4.66M
Ohio 21,593 $4.37M
Illinois 19,739 $3.91M
North Carolina 18,083 $3.47M
New Jersey 14,877 $2.81M
Georgia 13,777 $2.53M
Tennessee 12,976 $2.43M
Virginia 12,544 $2.53M
Louisiana 11,881 $2.15M
Michigan 11,684 $2.34M
Indiana 11,665 $2.19M
Maryland 8,617 $1.9M
Missouri 8,422 $1.5M
South Carolina 8,086 $1.51M
Massachusetts 7,899 $1.46M
Oklahoma 7,510 $1.39M
Wisconsin 7,484 $1.45M
Kentucky 7,396 $1.37M
Alabama 6,576 $1.16M
Mississippi 5,648 $981K
Minnesota 5,191 $1.1M
Washington 5,162 $1.01M
Kansas 4,500 $814K
Arizona 4,355 $818K
West Virginia 4,189 $774K
Arkansas 4,099 $675K
Oregon 3,603 $717K
Colorado 3,363 $634K
Connecticut 3,025 $532K
Iowa 2,685 $479K
Nevada 2,169 $361K
New Mexico 2,070 $421K
Nebraska 1,904 $337K
District of Columbia 1,856 $408K
Delaware 1,720 $379K
Idaho 1,490 $261K
Hawaii 1,132 $204K
New Hampshire 1,012 $193K
Maine 1,009 $220K
Utah 939 $176K
Rhode Island 914 $145K
Montana 808 $145K
South Dakota 726 $124K
Puerto Rico 699 $142K
Alaska 555 $115K
Vermont 494 $92.6K
North Dakota 387 $66.1K
Wyoming 340 $54.5K
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

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SAMUEL ABSHIRE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled85

HAYNESVILLE

Louisiana

ILYA KULINSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled84

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

HIALEAH

Florida

UZMA ALI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

ROANOKE

Virginia

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JAMES DEMIDOVICH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled83

CANFIELD

Ohio

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled82

PLANT CITY

Florida

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled81

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

H ROBERT BIRSCHBACH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

GAITHERSBURG

Maryland

JAMES BURDETTE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled81

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MOHAMMED NAJMI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

FRANCISCO CORBALAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

ELMIRA

New York

PHILIP FIORET MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

ASHLAND

Kentucky

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

COLUMBUS

Georgia

RATTANJIT KOHLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT LIRA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

HARDING YOUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

LYNWOOD

California

NIK PARIKH MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

LINWOOD

New Jersey

KAMRAN TASHAROFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

CLARK

New Jersey

ALLEN CHAMOVITZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

PAUL CHAMBERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

MAYVILLE

Wisconsin

LAURA BLACK-WICKS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

CHICKASHA

Oklahoma

JOHN JAGEMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

ERIE

Pennsylvania