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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
PARESH PATEL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WHITTIER

California

DAVID JOHNSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

KENNETH GELLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

APPLETON

Wisconsin

RAYMOND ROZEMA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

MARSHALL MEADORS M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANDERSON

South Carolina

MAKILZHAN SHANMUGAM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Ohio

MICHAEL OSAYAMEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Tennessee

PARIKSITH SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEXTER

Missouri

ALFONSO REA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MARIETTA

Georgia

MARIO ALMEIDA SUAREZ MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LARRY LESLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUXIER

Kentucky

PRAMOD REDDY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CORBIN

Kentucky

JON TRISTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PADUCAH

Kentucky

THOMAS STOUGHTON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

South Carolina

JAMES FAIRLAMB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JOSEPH LEVINE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

ROSLYN

New York

GEORGE DY M.D.

Claims Filled50

MANSFIELD

Pennsylvania

JOHN GOULD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MOREHEAD CITY

North Carolina

MICHELLE STRAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SELLERSVILLE

Pennsylvania

CHARLES RASMUSSEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MERIDIAN

Idaho

MATTHEW RIFFLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

AMAR DESAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

MICHAEL WALTON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana