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NIFEDIPINE ER

Used for the treatment of vasospastic angina, chronic stable angina and hypertension. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.07M
Medicare Part D Claims
$135M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 271,634 $17.5M
New York 245,325 $12.7M
Florida 222,702 $11.1M
Texas 165,298 $9.94M
Illinois 136,517 $7.63M
Pennsylvania 119,528 $6.57M
Georgia 92,864 $5.09M
Ohio 81,112 $4.71M
Massachusetts 72,007 $3.83M
North Carolina 64,512 $3.33M
Louisiana 60,823 $2.97M
Tennessee 59,577 $3.04M
Michigan 58,065 $3.73M
New Jersey 53,099 $3.27M
Missouri 45,595 $2.42M
Virginia 45,253 $2.58M
Puerto Rico 44,880 $1.56M
Alabama 43,453 $2.25M
South Carolina 41,814 $2.2M
Maryland 41,729 $3M
Indiana 39,728 $2.28M
Kentucky 37,938 $1.9M
Mississippi 37,176 $1.73M
Arkansas 32,359 $1.54M
Arizona 31,495 $1.82M
Washington 24,124 $1.5M
Oklahoma 22,358 $1.28M
Wisconsin 22,149 $1.37M
Minnesota 20,657 $1.24M
Iowa 18,877 $979K
Oregon 17,145 $1.16M
Connecticut 15,891 $959K
West Virginia 15,188 $782K
Kansas 14,639 $738K
Hawaii 12,084 $779K
Nevada 11,503 $645K
Colorado 9,624 $649K
District of Columbia 8,772 $531K
Rhode Island 8,683 $480K
New Mexico 8,114 $455K
Nebraska 7,481 $376K
Maine 6,833 $471K
New Hampshire 4,645 $289K
North Dakota 4,579 $244K
Utah 4,439 $249K
Vermont 4,122 $284K
South Dakota 3,784 $195K
Idaho 3,671 $197K
Montana 3,607 $192K
Delaware 3,452 $285K
Alaska 1,625 $66.4K
Wyoming 1,490 $79.6K
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 NIFEDIPINE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARTHUR JONES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled854

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled793

BROOKLYN

New York

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled784

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled753

BROOKLYN

New York

RATTANJIT KOHLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled716

BROOKLYN

New York

LAKHI SAKHRANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled708

ALHAMBRA

California

WEI SUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled680

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGE WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

KINSTON

North Carolina

MICHAEL MORRISON M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled574

PLANTATION

Florida

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled572

MONTEREY PARK

California

GEORGE BURKE MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled557

MIAMI

Florida

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

LOS ANGELES

California

MARIE REID DURANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled550

BROOKLYN

New York

CURTIS CAVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN RUBIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled536

BRONX

New York

SHAHEEN PIRANI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled524

FORT PIERCE

Florida

GERALDINE HAUGHTON NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled519

BROOKLYN

New York

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled510

BRONX

New York

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled505

LOS ANGELES

California

ALANDE BREZAULT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled503

MIAMI

Florida

SEBASTIAN HUBBUCH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled497

COLUMBUS

Georgia

TRICIA CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

BRONX

New York

RAUL SANTOS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled483

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

RAJENDRA DESAI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled471

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

LAWRENCE CAMPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled468

ORLANDO

Florida