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SOTALOL

Treats an irregular heartbeat. This medicine is a beta blocker. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

766K
Medicare Part D Claims
$24.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 88,929 $2.28M
California 82,514 $2.08M
Pennsylvania 69,298 $1.65M
Ohio 59,260 $1.61M
Texas 53,390 $1.26M
Tennessee 42,318 $850K
Missouri 36,332 $745K
New York 35,199 $1.17M
North Carolina 34,047 $821K
Illinois 31,681 $802K
Kentucky 29,276 $615K
Georgia 27,321 $633K
New Jersey 24,131 $726K
Kansas 23,894 $515K
Louisiana 23,445 $445K
Indiana 23,401 $586K
Arkansas 22,864 $458K
Iowa 21,752 $405K
Michigan 21,074 $564K
Alabama 20,280 $412K
Massachusetts 18,511 $599K
Virginia 18,472 $472K
Mississippi 17,403 $320K
South Carolina 16,479 $374K
Arizona 14,971 $473K
Wisconsin 14,487 $379K
Minnesota 13,678 $341K
Oklahoma 11,274 $275K
Connecticut 11,092 $340K
Washington 10,586 $289K
West Virginia 9,173 $190K
Oregon 8,884 $222K
Colorado 7,476 $186K
Nebraska 7,162 $141K
Maryland 6,068 $186K
Maine 5,856 $210K
Utah 5,098 $136K
South Dakota 4,508 $92.1K
Idaho 4,236 $113K
New Hampshire 3,893 $124K
Rhode Island 3,817 $108K
Montana 3,701 $79.3K
Nevada 3,438 $101K
Wyoming 2,171 $45.1K
New Mexico 2,054 $50.5K
Vermont 1,880 $54.6K
Puerto Rico 1,614 $29.1K
North Dakota 1,451 $33.9K
Delaware 1,301 $45.5K
Hawaii 1,218 $43.5K
Alaska 404 $9,850
District of Columbia 190 $7,429
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for SOTALOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID IANSMITH MD PHD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,027

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ROGER EVANS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,016

WICHITA

Kansas

CHIN SHUN SHIH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled833

MONTEREY PARK

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled632

ALHAMBRA

California

HANY SHANOUDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled611

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled607

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

LARRY HANDLIN DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled599

MEXICO

Missouri

KEESAG BARON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled570

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

GREGORY BONAVITA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled558

CANTON

Ohio

CHUN HWANG MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled555

PROVO

Utah

MARK LINEBERRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled534

PADUCAH

Kentucky

MICHAEL GREEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled512

SPRINGDALE

Arkansas

JOHN PRATHER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled507

CORINTH

Mississippi

M DOTANI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled500

AMES

Iowa

FADHIL HUSSEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled487

TOLEDO

Ohio

VINCENT GUINN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled484

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GERY TOMASSONI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled472

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

WILLAM SKINNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled465

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

CARMINE ODDIS M.D.

Claims Filled439

MACON

Georgia

SRINIVASA SATTI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled421

CANTON

Ohio

WILLIAM NICHOLAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled405

JOPLIN

Missouri

MADHUKAR GUPTA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled404

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DAN PIERCE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled402

COLUMBIA

Missouri

PATRICK MORELLO MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled397

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

KENT VAN WHY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled396

DAVENPORT

Iowa