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GUANFACINE HCL

Tenex is a centrally-acting alpha agonist medication. It lowers blood pressure by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels. It's not clear how Tenex works in ADHD, but it's used when stimulants haven't worked or can't be used in people. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tenex

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

182K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 538 of 3238

$2.81M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1192 of 3238

33,630
Patients

Rank: 605 of 3238

22,840
Prescribers

Rank: 557 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Tenex »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 3,544 17,028 $285K
California 2,867 14,758 $227K
Ohio 1,570 8,673 $142K
North Carolina 1,454 8,383 $123K
Florida 1,769 7,594 $132K
New York 1,087 6,455 $95.4K
Michigan 1,429 6,308 $115K
Pennsylvania 1,143 6,270 $96.2K
Georgia 1,114 6,066 $91.5K
Missouri 1,068 5,968 $90.8K
Alabama 1,137 5,877 $79.3K
Louisiana 967 5,663 $78.9K
Mississippi 883 5,096 $62K
South Carolina 880 4,902 $77.1K
Virginia 929 4,847 $78.7K
Illinois 782 4,424 $70.1K
Indiana 791 4,264 $73.8K
Tennessee 843 4,140 $66.9K
Wisconsin 650 3,819 $60.1K
Oklahoma 772 3,787 $60.3K
Oregon 622 3,683 $50.2K
Kentucky 614 3,558 $52.6K
Minnesota 653 3,366 $46.8K
Washington 637 3,117 $46.2K
Arkansas 511 3,035 $39.1K
Kansas 406 2,450 $39.7K
Massachusetts 387 2,380 $32.9K
West Virginia 442 2,106 $34.5K
Iowa 329 2,078 $27.8K
Arizona 385 1,979 $32.8K
New Jersey 401 1,889 $32.1K
Colorado 336 1,713 $28K
Idaho 288 1,669 $22.2K
Maryland 326 1,556 $31K
Maine 307 1,464 $21K
Utah 247 1,232 $18.7K
Nebraska 187 1,158 $15.7K
New Mexico 201 957 $17.1K
Hawaii 172 868 $12.5K
Connecticut 141 840 $11K
Nevada 215 838 $14.3K
Montana 144 783 $11.3K
New Hampshire 122 668 $9,750
South Dakota 85 575 $8,642
Vermont 87 447 $7,231
Rhode Island 61 398 $5,351
Delaware 67 362 $7,638
North Dakota 51 284 $3,242
Wyoming 48 279 $3,241
Alaska 24 122 $2,246
District of Columbia 23 116 $1,677
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 GUANFACINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARTIN DE GRAW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

NEW BERN

North Carolina

DANIEL POLANSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

MOBILE

Alabama

SALWA LABIB MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled103

EVERETT

Washington

JOE WARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

MONTICELLO

Mississippi

STANLEY LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled103

SAN GABRIEL

California

ROBERT HENSLEY D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

TAHLEQUAH

Oklahoma

MICHAEL MOSKOWITZ M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled102

SAUSALITO

California

JAMES ORMS M.D., FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

FAIRFIELD

Texas

MARSHALL MORRISON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

AZLE

Texas

TRANICE JACKSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

BRONX

New York

STEPHEN NEAL D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled101

WAYNESBURG

Pennsylvania

DALPINDER SANDHU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled101

FRESNO

California

HARPAL BENIPAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

GEORGE EHRINGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

RAMAKRISHNAN SHENOY M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled98

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

ANITA FALLS CFNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled97

HOUSTON

Mississippi

NORMAN HOLDEN M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled97

FARMVILLE

Virginia

FLOYD PIRTLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

LUBBOCK

Texas

MARK WEISER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

LEXINGTON

North Carolina

RAJA PASPULA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

DALLAS

Texas

BOHDAN KOPYNEC M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

ELLERBE

North Carolina

STEPHEN DENAGY M4915

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

KAREN PAJARI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled95

VIRGINIA

Minnesota

PAMELA ARCHULETA NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled95

BOISE

Idaho

YASSIR ATTALLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

SOUTHGATE

Michigan