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FELODIPINE ER

Felodipine is used to treat high blood pressure. It relaxes your blood vessels so your heart does not have to pump as hard. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.12M
Medicare Part D Claims
$72.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 194,199 $13.2M
Pennsylvania 78,407 $4.65M
Florida 72,637 $4.44M
New York 67,186 $4.17M
Texas 66,882 $4.17M
Illinois 66,268 $3.65M
Georgia 39,303 $2.18M
North Carolina 38,108 $2.07M
Missouri 32,551 $1.95M
Ohio 30,328 $1.97M
Hawaii 27,545 $1.6M
Alabama 26,765 $1.52M
Louisiana 24,203 $1.38M
Tennessee 23,910 $1.34M
Washington 22,834 $1.55M
Virginia 22,705 $1.4M
Arizona 21,601 $1.3M
Massachusetts 19,366 $1.19M
Michigan 19,203 $1.47M
Kentucky 18,994 $1.1M
Indiana 18,567 $1.19M
West Virginia 18,389 $1.02M
Oregon 17,619 $1.1M
Colorado 15,041 $833K
South Carolina 14,824 $824K
New Mexico 13,014 $887K
Mississippi 12,919 $620K
New Jersey 12,309 $907K
Iowa 12,064 $657K
Wisconsin 11,709 $740K
Oklahoma 11,382 $647K
Kansas 10,647 $590K
Rhode Island 10,285 $543K
Maryland 9,770 $742K
Arkansas 9,483 $514K
Connecticut 7,805 $500K
Puerto Rico 7,564 $285K
Nevada 7,326 $455K
Minnesota 7,208 $483K
Nebraska 5,568 $300K
Idaho 4,902 $298K
Delaware 4,829 $359K
Montana 4,085 $232K
Maine 3,706 $270K
Utah 3,618 $236K
New Hampshire 3,254 $207K
South Dakota 3,129 $176K
North Dakota 2,824 $156K
Wyoming 2,319 $131K
Vermont 1,101 $76.9K
District of Columbia 878 $69.9K
Alaska 390 $27.3K
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 FELODIPINE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NICHOLAS COPPOLA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

VERO BEACH

Florida

RICHARD COHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled273

TUCSON

Arizona

LENETTE PERRA MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled272

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

REGINALD BUESA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

KAHULUI

Hawaii

DONALD HIGGINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

TULSA

Oklahoma

MINH DO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled269

GARDEN GROVE

California

WILLIAM PARMER

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled267

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARY CERNI D.O.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled266

BREA

California

ALEXANDER CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

ALHAMBRA

California

ERMA JOSE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

KANEOHE

Hawaii

JOSEPHINE WAITE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

WAHIAWA

Hawaii

JOSE PELAYO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

CHULA VISTA

California

RON YAMANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

GARDENA

California

PARUL SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JACQUELYN VANDER WALL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled257

LOS ALAMITOS

California

HECTOR LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

EL PASO

Texas

DIANNE SACHAU

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

OAKHURST

California

STANLEY VRIEZELAAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ADRIENNE CARTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHARLES CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

YUCAIPA

California

DENNIS FISHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

CHARLIE SONIDO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled252

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

MARTIN SECHRIST D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled252

DOWNEY

California

OLGA GINZBURG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

LAKEWOOD

California

MANFRED MOLINA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

MAYWOOD

California