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CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Clonidine is in a class of medications called centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive agents. It works by decreasing your heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

4.67M
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 465,699 $4.63M
Florida 416,090 $3.57M
Texas 357,894 $3.3M
New York 209,832 $1.98M
Ohio 200,957 $1.99M
Georgia 198,798 $1.67M
Pennsylvania 185,036 $1.54M
North Carolina 180,561 $1.58M
Tennessee 176,223 $1.53M
Alabama 167,243 $1.39M
Illinois 161,341 $1.51M
Louisiana 134,128 $1.19M
Michigan 132,662 $1.31M
Virginia 115,911 $1.12M
Missouri 111,922 $962K
Kentucky 105,729 $919K
Mississippi 103,780 $817K
New Jersey 101,616 $975K
Indiana 99,867 $949K
South Carolina 85,635 $744K
Oklahoma 82,292 $721K
Arkansas 80,497 $645K
Arizona 75,892 $715K
Massachusetts 73,584 $586K
Wisconsin 64,384 $597K
Maryland 58,792 $626K
Washington 50,837 $453K
Oregon 50,371 $459K
West Virginia 47,525 $426K
Minnesota 42,786 $409K
Kansas 40,059 $340K
Iowa 36,745 $289K
Colorado 32,176 $298K
Nebraska 29,974 $230K
Nevada 28,749 $265K
New Mexico 22,411 $201K
Connecticut 18,531 $162K
Idaho 16,683 $150K
Maine 16,075 $142K
Utah 13,050 $110K
New Hampshire 10,449 $93.9K
District of Columbia 10,423 $110K
Rhode Island 9,702 $77.9K
Montana 9,147 $78K
Delaware 8,574 $93.6K
South Dakota 8,242 $71.8K
Hawaii 7,256 $68.7K
North Dakota 6,637 $54.9K
Vermont 3,921 $33.2K
Wyoming 3,574 $29.6K
Alaska 3,388 $28.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CLONIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHANTI SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

KISSIMMEE

Florida

LUIS MANYARI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

HAMMOND

Indiana

AARON GUTHRIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PARRISH

Florida

MELISSA HARDIN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

DANIEL DEKREY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BEMIDJI

Minnesota

JAMES ASHMORE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MUSCLE SHOALS

Alabama

JAMES WHELESS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CONCORD

North Carolina

LARRY KRAMER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PHILA

Pennsylvania

LARA OFFENBURGER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

HOUSTON

Texas

IMTIAZ AHMED M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ROGER GLYMPH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

SELLY WOLKOV MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

DANIA BEACH

Florida

FRANKLIN DIAZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled51

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

DAVID PULLIAM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HIGGINSVILLE

Missouri

ALAN SMITH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

ORCHARD PARK

New York

CHRISTOPHER KANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SANGER

California

JOSCELYN SINGH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled51

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

IMRAN NAZEER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

LUFKIN

Texas

NAVEED MASANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

MINEOLA

New York

JOSEPH WHALEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MINT HILL

North Carolina

KIMBERLY HAGERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WAUSEON

Ohio

GABRIELLE JACKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

RAMONA BOLIN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

HEADLAND

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER NOELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

BELLINGHAM

Washington

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

MEDFORD

Massachusetts