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GUANFACINE HCL

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

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
DEBRA HERRERA N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled153

OXNARD

California

MINH DO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled152

GARDEN GROVE

California

STANLEY HANDSHY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled151

ERIE

Kansas

VIJAYA POKALA M.D., F.A.C.C.

Nuclear Cardiology

Claims Filled150

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

LINDA VERNOCCHI N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled150

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES MURDOCK MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled148

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

DAVID IKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

VALERY KUZNETSOV M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled145

BROOKLYN

New York

ROLAND NG M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled142

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JOSE CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

WILLIAM DRUCKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled140

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES HENSLEIGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

ASHLAND

Alabama

CHARLES BEASLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

STEVEN UNKEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

FARMERVILLE

Louisiana

JAMES GLOVER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled133

CHICO

California

BRIDGET TAH-CLAYTON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ANJAN GUPTA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled132

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

THELMA LOPEZ-LIRA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled131

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

WILLIAM VOLLERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled131

SANTA BARBARA

California

REVEL PORTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

JONESBORO

Arkansas

PAUL WEAVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

EMIL BUKHER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled128

WATERVILLE

Maine

DOMENIC SICA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled127

RICHMOND

Virginia

CHRIS MARTIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled126

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MICHAEL RIDNER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama