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PROPRANOLOL HCL

Propranolol is used to treat high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, heart disease, pheochromocytoma (tumor on a small gland near the kidneys), and certain types of tremor. It is also used to prevent angina (chest pain) and migraine headaches. Propranolol is also used to improve survival after a heart attack. Propranolol is in a class of medications called beta blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve blood flow and decrease blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.78M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 112 of 3238

$69.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 285 of 3238

503,477
Patients

Rank: 143 of 3238

219,250
Prescribers

Rank: 93 of 3238

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it's worth it

55%

of people say

it worked well

24%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 57,038 276,613 $5.47M
Florida 34,369 167,161 $4.01M
New York 28,720 156,620 $4.3M
Texas 30,281 149,767 $3.65M
Pennsylvania 24,180 144,538 $4.03M
Ohio 21,515 118,577 $3.49M
North Carolina 17,146 97,249 $2.33M
Illinois 16,601 91,682 $2.39M
Michigan 19,460 91,558 $2.94M
Tennessee 14,352 79,808 $1.67M
Massachusetts 12,605 74,891 $1.82M
Missouri 12,535 74,425 $1.63M
Georgia 12,882 71,572 $1.76M
Indiana 12,821 68,362 $1.99M
Wisconsin 10,587 59,220 $1.87M
Minnesota 11,297 58,696 $1.87M
Virginia 10,693 57,623 $1.59M
Kentucky 9,485 55,645 $1.29M
Washington 10,840 55,561 $1.28M
New Jersey 11,136 53,806 $1.71M
Arizona 11,182 53,113 $1.15M
Alabama 8,802 50,555 $1.08M
Oregon 8,728 45,957 $1.1M
Iowa 6,985 43,760 $1.16M
Louisiana 7,283 42,755 $974K
Oklahoma 7,867 41,566 $968K
Colorado 7,804 38,774 $958K
Arkansas 6,170 36,966 $687K
Mississippi 5,979 36,115 $693K
South Carolina 6,632 33,940 $841K
Kansas 5,663 32,518 $734K
Maryland 6,007 28,684 $864K
Connecticut 5,171 28,385 $746K
West Virginia 4,574 26,240 $640K
Nebraska 3,546 22,236 $494K
Utah 3,977 19,302 $535K
Maine 3,554 18,566 $502K
New Mexico 3,677 17,325 $390K
Nevada 3,408 15,816 $341K
Idaho 2,990 15,637 $354K
Rhode Island 2,132 13,816 $311K
North Dakota 2,041 12,366 $387K
Montana 2,073 11,825 $279K
New Hampshire 2,118 11,636 $315K
South Dakota 1,717 10,535 $275K
Hawaii 1,710 8,729 $209K
Vermont 1,293 6,638 $183K
Delaware 1,352 6,019 $210K
Alaska 534 3,884 $72.2K
Wyoming 726 3,725 $98.3K
District of Columbia 772 3,521 $82.7K
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 PROPRANOLOL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RACHEL SOLOTAROFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

PORTLAND

Oregon

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled292

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

HEMET

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled288

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

LINDA DIRAIMONDO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled287

MADISON

Wisconsin

IRFAN DAHAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled284

MASON

Ohio

JOEL COHEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled282

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

DAVID KRAFT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled282

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

WILLIAM GORDON RN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled281

TUCSON

Arizona

LYNN STRUCK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled276

DES MOINES

Iowa

ARTHUR BROADHURST NPP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled274

ROCHESTER

New York

STANLEY LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

SAN GABRIEL

California

MILLICENT FLYNN APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled270

FARMINGTON

Connecticut

MIRIAM GRAHAM RN-PC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled267

WESTFIELD

Massachusetts

NIANSEN LIU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled266

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

NICKLESH THAKUR D.O.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled265

SACRAMENTO

California

REMUS NERVEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ALIUSKA ALVAREZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled263

MIAMI

Florida

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled263

GLENDALE

California

SYED JAFFRI M.D.,M.R.C.,PSYCH.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled262

AMHERST

New York

ANDREA CHAMBERLAIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled260

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CRAIG KNOX MD

Neurology

Claims Filled259

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

HARCHARAN BAINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled251

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

BRADFORD BOMBA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

HOLLY MAGGIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled248

WARREN

Ohio