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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
WILLIAM HARRIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled126

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DAVID SIBLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled122

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN FOWLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

BEAUMONT

Texas

COLBY WANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOSE PRIETO M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

CHARLES LESTER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

GAINNEOS GOLDIE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled117

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

LORI OLSON PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled117

PORTLAND

Oregon

ROBERT BROCK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled116

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

WAYNE HORNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

FLOYD

Virginia

LEHMAN PREIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JACK NOBLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

BASTROP

Louisiana

ROBERT VRANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled112

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

ROBERT GREER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled112

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

NORMAN PLEDGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JEANNE HALYARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

CONWAY

South Carolina

JOI SANNE RICHMOND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

ATLANTA

Georgia

DOUGLAS HAYNES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JAMES LANTZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

CRAIG BUCKLES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled109

ANDERSON

Indiana

E. JOHN SAMUEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

KINGWOOD

Texas

JOHN SIMON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled108

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

LLOYD KELLAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled108

NASSAWADOX

Virginia

EMILY GIBBONS APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled107

GASTONIA

North Carolina

BRENT ARDOIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

MAMOU

Louisiana