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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 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
AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled89

GLENDALE

California

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

BRANDON

Mississippi

ROBERT ROTHBART M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled89

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled88

MIAMI

Florida

MARY TRAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

GARDEN GROVE

California

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled88

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

RICHARD WALKER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

PANAMA CITY

Florida

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled88

ROSEMEAD

California

ANIL NACHNANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

GALLATIN

Tennessee

ROBERT FLORES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

SAN FERNANDO

California

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JAMES PIKE D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled87

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

PATRICK SHEETS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

RENSSELAER

Indiana

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

APOPKA

Florida

RAFAEL RONDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

TAMPA

Florida

MICHAEL IRVIN D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

HUGO

Oklahoma

LUBNA AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

HAMILTON

New Jersey

PARIMAL PARIKH M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

KENNER

Louisiana

STEPHEN JOHNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

GULFPORT

Mississippi

HEATHER MCKENZIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

JOSHUA

Texas

GITENDRA RAJIYAH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled86

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

THOMAS CLAYTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

ANDREWS

North Carolina

MARK MILLER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled85

ANAHEIM

California

ASHRAF NASHED MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled85

THOUSAND OAKS

California