ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » PROPRANOLOL HCL

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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.01M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 151 of 3362

$20.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 637 of 3362

392,122
Patients

Rank: 191 of 3362

198,355
Prescribers

Rank: 110 of 3362

More info on related drug Propranolol »

Information courtesy of

62%

of people say

it's worth it

58%

of people say

it worked well

17%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 50,962 234,905 $2.4M
Florida 28,139 125,410 $1.29M
Texas 24,412 110,786 $1.08M
New York 21,044 107,860 $1.09M
Pennsylvania 16,303 89,740 $909K
Ohio 14,947 78,098 $864K
Illinois 13,326 69,179 $770K
North Carolina 12,889 66,416 $629K
Tennessee 12,122 62,494 $582K
Michigan 12,847 57,090 $621K
Missouri 10,056 56,250 $542K
Massachusetts 9,661 53,889 $529K
Georgia 9,717 49,460 $492K
Indiana 8,912 44,336 $507K
Arizona 9,628 43,046 $421K
Washington 9,036 42,432 $436K
Kentucky 7,728 42,294 $404K
Virginia 8,037 40,100 $431K
Minnesota 8,089 38,702 $484K
Wisconsin 7,198 37,429 $462K
Alabama 6,770 34,764 $317K
New Jersey 7,610 34,616 $377K
Oregon 7,162 34,442 $339K
Louisiana 5,766 30,937 $287K
Oklahoma 6,175 30,820 $295K
Colorado 6,795 30,440 $321K
Arkansas 5,232 29,288 $249K
Iowa 4,972 28,113 $283K
South Carolina 5,508 26,862 $260K
Mississippi 4,686 26,104 $210K
Kansas 4,614 24,901 $258K
Maryland 4,604 20,483 $221K
Connecticut 3,778 19,602 $196K
West Virginia 3,460 18,598 $171K
Nebraska 2,612 15,148 $136K
New Mexico 3,054 13,154 $118K
Nevada 2,949 12,999 $125K
Utah 2,959 12,998 $135K
Maine 2,680 12,921 $139K
Idaho 2,463 11,989 $118K
Rhode Island 1,690 9,765 $107K
New Hampshire 1,673 8,453 $84.7K
Montana 1,591 8,309 $78.8K
South Dakota 1,225 6,969 $73.5K
North Dakota 1,245 6,721 $69.2K
Hawaii 1,293 5,884 $59K
Vermont 1,042 4,937 $60.3K
Delaware 936 4,159 $52.8K
Alaska 382 2,822 $19.6K
Wyoming 597 2,700 $26.7K
District of Columbia 626 2,520 $21K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for PROPRANOLOL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled221

GLENDALE

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled220

GLENDALE

California

ERICA WEIS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled217

AURORA

Colorado

MIRIAM GRAHAM RN-PC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled217

WESTFIELD

Massachusetts

RACHAEL DALEY MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled215

TEMPE

Arizona

REBECCA HOWARD MSN,APN,CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled215

LITTLETON

Colorado

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled214

LOS ANGELES

California

PAUL GLYNN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

SPARTA

Missouri

FRANCISCO CEBOLLERO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled208

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

KUSUMA RAO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled208

GRIFFIN

Georgia

DOUGLAS SCHAVE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled207

SANTA MARIA

California

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled207

GLENDALE

California

LARRY EPPERSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled207

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

SYED SATTAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled206

OMAHA

Nebraska

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled206

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

DANIEL KEATON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled206

ASHTABULA

Ohio

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled205

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

GLENDALE

California

HETAL AMIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled205

O FALLON

Illinois

KURT HEINTZELMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled204

COLUMBUS

Ohio

EDWARD TOBEY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled204

TEXARKANA

Texas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

TUCKER

Georgia

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled200

LOS ANGELES

California

LYNN STRUCK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled199

DES MOINES

Iowa

JOEL COHEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled198

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia