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VERAPAMIL ER PM

VERAPAMIL HCL

Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing your heart rate and relaxing your blood vessels. Your heart gets more oxygen and doesn't have to work as hard to pump, which can relieve chest pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Verapamil

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

107K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 652 of 3362

$11.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 773 of 3362

20,750
Patients

Rank: 748 of 3362

19,677
Prescribers

Rank: 625 of 3362

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33%

of people say

it's worth it

31%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 1,587 8,274 $843K
New York 1,587 7,617 $880K
California 1,267 6,818 $691K
Florida 1,348 5,912 $702K
Pennsylvania 1,078 5,870 $628K
Ohio 1,063 5,247 $690K
North Carolina 824 4,628 $474K
Illinois 823 4,101 $468K
New Jersey 888 4,089 $513K
Georgia 695 3,930 $389K
Michigan 899 3,734 $484K
Indiana 699 3,504 $406K
Tennessee 582 3,039 $305K
Alabama 514 2,793 $291K
Massachusetts 480 2,507 $258K
Louisiana 404 2,340 $246K
South Carolina 418 2,339 $217K
Virginia 449 2,284 $262K
Kentucky 380 2,236 $246K
Missouri 313 1,623 $173K
Mississippi 243 1,561 $144K
West Virginia 266 1,486 $174K
Arkansas 238 1,482 $140K
Oklahoma 277 1,358 $151K
Arizona 313 1,303 $141K
Maryland 306 1,255 $168K
Washington 245 1,192 $118K
Oregon 234 1,127 $109K
Connecticut 242 1,107 $129K
Iowa 191 1,057 $112K
Wisconsin 235 1,054 $139K
Colorado 234 1,012 $116K
Nevada 211 1,011 $110K
Nebraska 141 907 $82.6K
Minnesota 181 811 $101K
Idaho 140 760 $87.1K
Kansas 129 724 $76.7K
South Dakota 95 600 $53.4K
North Dakota 114 588 $72.1K
Utah 116 533 $63.8K
Maine 98 407 $46K
Rhode Island 66 403 $38.8K
Delaware 106 403 $59.3K
Hawaii 68 362 $41.6K
New Hampshire 78 331 $36.5K
New Mexico 68 274 $32.7K
Vermont 53 209 $27.2K
Montana 34 152 $15.7K
Wyoming 23 109 $15.5K
District of Columbia 18 90 $9,186
Alaska 19 $3,044
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 VERAPAMIL ER PM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled784

LAREDO

Texas

SUZETTE HUENEFELD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

PERRYSBURG

Ohio

THOMAS KANEGAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

LOS ANGELES

California

TATYANA KUTSY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

BELLEVUE

Washington

ISMAILE ABDALLA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled104

AMARILLO

Texas

ARISTOTLE RABANAL MD

Claims Filled93

CLARKSBURG

West Virginia

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled89

SAN GABRIEL

California

PETER FUNG MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled78

ALHAMBRA

California

PAMELA TARKINGTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

ROCHESTER

New York

DAVID BAUMBERGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

DECATUR

Illinois

ERIC LEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled67

GLENDALE

California

DAVID KELLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

THE VILLAGES

Florida

MELCHOR CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

LAREDO

Texas

FADHIL HUSSEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled60

TOLEDO

Ohio

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled60

GLENDALE

California

GEORGE ISA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled58

COVINGTON

Louisiana

MARC MOREAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

AMARILLO

Texas

DOMINIC MAZZOCCHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

POINT PLEASANT BEACH

New Jersey

JUAN BARRERA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

FRANCISCO RUN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOHN INFANTOLINO M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

BRICK

New Jersey

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California