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DILTIAZEM HCL

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

963K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 246 of 3362

$14.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 718 of 3362

218,172
Patients

Rank: 284 of 3362

126,098
Prescribers

Rank: 204 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 21,487 84,177 $1.23M
California 20,099 80,753 $1.46M
Texas 13,967 57,664 $877K
New York 13,036 55,338 $795K
Pennsylvania 9,420 43,267 $632K
Ohio 9,882 43,111 $703K
Illinois 8,969 40,070 $613K
North Carolina 8,165 36,502 $503K
Georgia 6,908 33,111 $463K
Michigan 8,875 32,410 $509K
Tennessee 6,440 30,661 $420K
Missouri 5,772 27,665 $405K
New Jersey 6,473 25,276 $365K
Indiana 5,550 24,123 $393K
Kentucky 4,901 23,803 $355K
Alabama 4,322 19,445 $292K
Virginia 4,284 18,001 $292K
South Carolina 3,876 17,764 $257K
Louisiana 3,406 16,453 $223K
Arkansas 3,208 16,359 $230K
Massachusetts 3,804 16,294 $238K
Arizona 4,050 14,376 $221K
Wisconsin 3,182 13,386 $221K
Mississippi 2,616 13,238 $177K
Washington 3,122 12,183 $189K
Oklahoma 2,713 12,109 $188K
Iowa 2,215 11,031 $162K
Maryland 2,790 10,623 $185K
Kansas 2,161 9,978 $158K
West Virginia 1,926 9,144 $125K
Connecticut 2,244 9,009 $138K
Oregon 2,155 8,477 $142K
Colorado 2,067 7,892 $138K
Minnesota 1,922 7,550 $129K
Nevada 1,804 7,011 $108K
Rhode Island 890 4,320 $65.9K
Nebraska 810 4,031 $59.5K
Maine 983 3,852 $65.1K
New Hampshire 849 3,692 $62.3K
New Mexico 1,034 3,548 $52.7K
Idaho 807 3,018 $48K
Utah 707 2,479 $37.8K
South Dakota 403 2,079 $31.6K
North Dakota 411 1,960 $25.9K
Montana 485 1,886 $27.6K
Delaware 533 1,861 $38.2K
Hawaii 501 1,836 $33.2K
Vermont 286 1,167 $18K
District of Columbia 274 929 $12.4K
Wyoming 179 716 $10K
Alaska 124 599 $6,748
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for DILTIAZEM HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL ARMENTROUT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

HAMILTON

Ohio

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID DAVIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled141

SHERMAN

Texas

YONGKUMA YONGKUMA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

MARC MOREAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled140

AMARILLO

Texas

AKASH GHAI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled140

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

CARMEN IRIZARRY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled140

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled140

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

BILAL NAEEM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled139

SPRINGDALE

Arkansas

MUDASSIR MALIK M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

OTTUMWA

Iowa

LUIS ALVARADO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

KISSIMMEE

Florida

SALOMON MITRANI-SEVY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled138

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID REYES CRUZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled137

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

PAUL GILES M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled137

VIDALIA

Georgia

SHYAM BHASKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

VISALIA

California

KIMBER JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

NISREEN JALLAD M.D, FACC

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled135

WARNER ROBINS

Georgia

WRIGHT SHIELDS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

NEW BERN

North Carolina

OLGA ALARID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

MONTEBELLO

California

CRAIG STARK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

DES MOINES

Iowa

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled133

JACKSON

Mississippi

LUIS SALAMAN MARIN MD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

JONATHAN BREMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

BASSEM NASSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled131

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

HUGH ASHURST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

MOBILE

Alabama