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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
MUTHU KRISHNAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled334

OSAGE BEACH

Missouri

WILLIAM HULL DO

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled334

MISSOULA

Montana

DEMETRIO HECHANOVA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled332

COVINA

California

STUART CHRISTENSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled332

AMES

Iowa

JENCHEN YANG M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled325

DIAMOND BAR

California

ELEANOR KENNEDY MD

Claims Filled319

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MUKESH GUPTA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled317

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MARILYN COX M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled317

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER THORESEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled316

CINCINNATI

Ohio

CRAIG HOFFMAN P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled314

DES MOINES

Iowa

GLENN HARPER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled314

BRYN MAWR

Pennsylvania

JAMES WALSH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled312

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

C HOGANCAMP MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled311

PADUCAH

Kentucky

CHARLES CRAMER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled311

ARLINGTON

Texas

TIMOTHY TALBERT MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled304

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled303

MIAMI

Florida

ANTHONY WHITE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled302

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ERIC JANIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled301

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled299

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

GEORGE SEESE D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled299

MASSILLON

Ohio

THOMAS WOOL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled298

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

GEORGE SMITH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled297

RUSTON

Louisiana

SALEEM AHMAD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled297

KETTERING

Ohio

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled296

SAN GABRIEL

California

RONALD KOEPKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled295

WEST MONROE

Louisiana