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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
DONALD BEHLING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

FLORENCE

South Carolina

BARRY TILLMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled67

VIDALIA

Louisiana

DANIEL HERRING DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

CLYDE

Ohio

PHILIP WISIACKAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

COLDSPRING

Texas

JOHN SZAWALUK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled67

CINCINNATI

Ohio

STEPHEN SOKOLYK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled67

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

FRED TANABE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

AIEA

Hawaii

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled67

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

ELAINE HART-BROTHERS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

DURHAM

North Carolina

FRANK ALBERS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled66

FAIRFIELD

Ohio

JERRY BRUNS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled66

OXNARD

California

RICHARD COLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

STUART

Virginia

ANNE BRANCACCIO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled65

DALLAS

Texas

JOHN KERNAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled65

HOBBS

New Mexico

MICHAEL MUISE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

FREEPORT

Illinois

GARY WELLS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled65

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

CHARLES BROCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

ROBERT ROSS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MARY CASON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

SPOKANE

Washington

HENRY WEHRUM DO

Nephrology

Claims Filled64

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MICHAEL CAMPOLO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

NEWARK

Ohio

DON YOKOYAMA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

SACRAMENTO

California

YONG LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

TUCSON

Arizona

GERALD FROMSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

RANDALL LEDUC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

DILLSBORO

Indiana