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AMIODARONE HCL

Amiodarone is used to treat and prevent certain types of serious, life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias (a certain type of abnormal heart rhythm when other medications did not help or could not be tolerated. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.29M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 137 of 3362

$50.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 391 of 3362

529,963
Patients

Rank: 146 of 3362

172,229
Prescribers

Rank: 146 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 58,715 250,169 $5.56M
Texas 42,379 169,718 $4.11M
Florida 39,372 148,317 $3.61M
Pennsylvania 26,642 119,865 $2.46M
Ohio 25,630 107,779 $2.69M
New York 25,524 103,904 $2.68M
Illinois 21,527 91,201 $2.01M
Michigan 21,219 75,318 $1.92M
Tennessee 16,666 72,332 $1.46M
North Carolina 15,374 70,457 $1.36M
Alabama 14,498 64,756 $1.12M
Georgia 14,010 64,552 $1.27M
Missouri 14,332 63,089 $1.39M
Indiana 14,506 60,933 $1.39M
New Jersey 14,942 59,181 $1.47M
Kentucky 10,910 50,502 $1M
Louisiana 10,946 50,472 $1.02M
Virginia 11,483 46,685 $1.03M
Mississippi 8,810 44,179 $708K
Arkansas 8,224 40,229 $683K
Wisconsin 9,161 38,887 $844K
South Carolina 9,075 37,284 $747K
Arizona 10,848 36,584 $1.06M
Massachusetts 8,108 34,947 $878K
Iowa 7,083 34,482 $493K
Oklahoma 8,544 34,060 $759K
Maryland 8,537 30,981 $807K
Kansas 6,175 27,171 $473K
Nebraska 4,886 24,075 $353K
Washington 6,244 23,561 $497K
Oregon 5,856 22,522 $520K
Minnesota 5,925 21,416 $543K
Connecticut 5,102 20,355 $563K
West Virginia 4,277 18,726 $376K
Colorado 4,948 17,942 $422K
Nevada 4,594 16,134 $397K
Utah 3,045 10,205 $204K
Delaware 2,412 7,730 $234K
Maine 1,716 6,128 $178K
South Dakota 1,247 5,887 $95K
New Hampshire 1,528 5,661 $154K
New Mexico 1,689 5,624 $118K
Idaho 1,538 5,518 $108K
Rhode Island 1,160 5,455 $116K
North Dakota 1,271 5,016 $83.3K
Hawaii 1,249 4,657 $144K
Montana 898 3,273 $62.6K
District of Columbia 798 2,397 $62.9K
Vermont 483 2,080 $43.6K
Wyoming 476 1,870 $37.3K
Alaska 179 840 $14.8K
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. 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 AMIODARONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,318

LOS ANGELES

California

MAYER RASHTIAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled1,065

PASADENA

California

ATUL BHATIA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled856

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled826

GLENDALE

California

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled808

LOS ANGELES

California

DEVI NAIR MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled753

JONESBORO

Arkansas

GEORGE MYERS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled716

ROME

Georgia

CHIN SHUN SHIH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled688

MONTEREY PARK

California

LAI KOK MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled675

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CARMINE ODDIS M.D.

Claims Filled666

MACON

Georgia

ROBERT STYPEREK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled651

ROME

Georgia

YURI BUSI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled647

GLENDALE

California

JOSEPH SONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled643

WHITTIER

California

NAGESWARI DAGGUBATI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled635

ABILENE

Texas

KEVIN SUBLETT M.D.F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled633

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

ASHWANI BEDI MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled623

NEWBURGH

Indiana

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled616

SEARCY

Arkansas

ROBERTO SOLIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled605

LUBBOCK

Texas

NATHAN REED MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled605

NEWBURGH

Indiana

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled596

TUCKER

Georgia

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled596

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN FAHRIG MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled587

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID FRAZIER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled575

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

DANIEL MCGOWAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled575

KEARNEY

Nebraska

ALI HOMAYUNI MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled546

MCCOMB

Mississippi