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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
CLINT DOIRON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled270

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JAMES MATHEY P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled270

BANNING

California

JOHN MITCHELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled270

AUBURN

Alabama

NEAL KAVESH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

LAKELAND

Florida

FISHER COVIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

TAUSEEF KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled268

DUBUQUE

Iowa

WILLIAM HANCOCK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled266

TIFTON

Georgia

JAVIER ROMAN-GONZALEZ M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled265

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

BRIAN LITCH DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

MOUNT CLEMENS

Michigan

JEFFREY BAERMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled264

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID BURKEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

PRADIPTA CHAUDHURI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

LIMA

Ohio

ERIC ENGER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

JEFFREY SANDERS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

LAWRENCE LEADER DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled262

LAUREL

Mississippi

EDWARD SCHLOSS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LOUIS LOPEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

LUIS CAMPOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled258

HOUSTON

Texas

SOLI TAVARIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

MINERSVILLE

Pennsylvania

APICHART RADEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled256

PEORIA

Illinois

MARIO BONILLA M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled256

DENISON

Texas

SYED IQBAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled255

DANSVILLE

New York

PRAKASH DESAI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled254

AMARILLO

Texas

PETER GUZY MD

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

HOJAT KARIMIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

BARBERTON

Ohio