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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

918K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 251 of 3238

$54.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 342 of 3238

157,830
Patients

Rank: 324 of 3238

84,275
Prescribers

Rank: 266 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 26,842 144,000 $9.97M
Pennsylvania 10,622 66,467 $3.79M
New York 11,032 63,034 $3.68M
Florida 9,521 50,668 $2.94M
Texas 8,937 48,513 $2.84M
Illinois 6,961 43,651 $2.37M
Georgia 4,819 30,635 $1.73M
North Carolina 4,712 30,331 $1.61M
Missouri 3,997 23,952 $1.35M
Ohio 4,555 23,886 $1.57M
Michigan 5,145 23,297 $1.58M
Alabama 3,652 23,143 $1.23M
Hawaii 3,824 22,587 $1.22M
Louisiana 2,853 19,375 $1.03M
Tennessee 3,197 19,360 $1.06M
Massachusetts 3,216 17,958 $1.1M
Virginia 3,024 17,563 $1.03M
Washington 3,327 16,584 $998K
Kentucky 2,483 15,606 $856K
Arizona 2,950 14,323 $911K
West Virginia 2,200 14,016 $765K
Indiana 2,577 13,800 $899K
Oregon 2,423 13,135 $779K
New Jersey 2,383 11,192 $802K
South Carolina 1,776 11,072 $621K
Mississippi 1,328 9,542 $443K
New Mexico 1,859 9,494 $669K
Iowa 1,427 9,146 $497K
Colorado 1,535 8,636 $484K
Wisconsin 1,611 8,602 $565K
Kansas 1,327 8,030 $482K
Maryland 1,658 7,896 $563K
Oklahoma 1,381 7,759 $462K
Arkansas 1,071 7,221 $372K
Rhode Island 1,003 7,213 $378K
Minnesota 1,342 6,560 $424K
Connecticut 1,289 6,444 $389K
Nevada 953 4,712 $277K
Delaware 990 4,509 $358K
Nebraska 622 4,059 $216K
Idaho 678 3,603 $221K
Montana 515 2,903 $165K
Maine 555 2,847 $185K
Utah 545 2,622 $160K
South Dakota 326 2,219 $120K
New Hampshire 393 2,186 $138K
North Dakota 350 2,181 $122K
Wyoming 231 1,405 $74.3K
District of Columbia 173 847 $63.5K
Vermont 150 752 $49.8K
Alaska 79 383 $22.4K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 FELODIPINE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOEL SHAMASKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

PENFIELD

New York

JACQUELINE WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

ALHAMBRA

California

WESLEY UYEHARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

SAN GABRIEL

California

DENNIS FISHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

LUIS MAGDALENO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

RANCHO PULOS VERDES

California

SARAH SAMAAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled217

PLANO

Texas

DOUGLAS HAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

COLTON

California

MICHAEL NELSON MD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

PORTER RANCH

California

DENISE ARCAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

WEST WARWICK

Rhode Island

OLAJIDE AKINSANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

GADSDEN

Alabama

ANGAMPALLY RAJEEV MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled215

LAGRANGE

Georgia

GEORGE MA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

LOS ANGELES

California

CHERIE GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

LAKEWOOD

California

JACK REID MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

DENHAM SPRINGS

Louisiana

NOAH ROBBINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

BRONX

New York

MARCIA BRADFORD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

STANLEY VRIEZELAAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CHINWE NDUKA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

EL PASO

Texas

TONY KWON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

RIVERSIDE

California

MARIA CRISTINA GOIRI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

LEHIGH ACRES

Florida

PHILIP CHEU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

NICANOR JOAQUIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled202

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

CHICAGO

Illinois

MANFRED MOLINA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

MAYWOOD

California

GILBERT BERENGUER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

DEARBORN

Michigan