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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
THEODORE WALLER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled387

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MIKE MOUNIR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled387

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

CHARLES TILLMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled385

MEXICO

Missouri

SANJEEV RAVIPUDI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled384

COLUMBIA

Missouri

KELLY TUCKER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled377

ORANGE

California

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled376

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

JAY KALAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled376

HILTON HEAD ISLAND

South Carolina

JOHN RATHBUN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled372

SAVANNAH

Georgia

JEFFREY TAUTH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled371

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

FRANCIS GILLIAM MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled370

JONESBORO

Arkansas

CHRISTODULOS STAVENS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled368

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled368

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

THOMAS TERRY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled366

MACON

Georgia

MICHAEL PINSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled361

DOTHAN

Alabama

MOHAMMAD KAMRAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled359

ANNISTON

Alabama

RAVI BAJAJ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled358

WICHITA

Kansas

HAROLD ALISON MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled358

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MICHAEL MARKEL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled357

MASSILLON

Ohio

DAVID FRAZIER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled351

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

TODD EDWARDS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled349

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JEFFREY BOYD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled346

AMES

Iowa

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled343

CLINTON

Iowa

PHILIP ZILO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled339

FT. LAUDERDALE

Florida

MOHAMED KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled335

REDDING

California

MOHAN HINDUPUR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled335

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri