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VERAPAMIL ER PM

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 2013

109K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 634 of 3238

$11.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 740 of 3238

20,785
Patients

Rank: 713 of 3238

19,440
Prescribers

Rank: 588 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Verapamil »

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34%

of people say

it's worth it

20%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 1,582 8,586 $847K
New York 1,634 8,049 $897K
California 1,364 7,016 $713K
Florida 1,314 6,103 $688K
Pennsylvania 1,059 5,758 $614K
Ohio 1,111 5,415 $684K
North Carolina 852 4,967 $473K
New Jersey 943 4,223 $524K
Georgia 675 3,998 $380K
Michigan 900 3,825 $503K
Illinois 729 3,685 $432K
Indiana 741 3,585 $423K
Tennessee 577 3,079 $311K
Alabama 501 2,969 $308K
Massachusetts 476 2,602 $263K
Louisiana 400 2,390 $242K
Kentucky 380 2,247 $242K
Virginia 429 2,176 $250K
South Carolina 352 1,866 $190K
Missouri 312 1,707 $186K
Mississippi 257 1,632 $153K
West Virginia 272 1,547 $170K
Arkansas 258 1,547 $150K
Oklahoma 289 1,479 $162K
Arizona 301 1,215 $129K
Washington 251 1,209 $116K
Nevada 241 1,140 $128K
Iowa 179 1,111 $112K
Connecticut 235 1,108 $123K
Oregon 216 1,092 $103K
Maryland 260 1,067 $132K
Wisconsin 239 1,038 $130K
Colorado 230 1,024 $108K
Minnesota 191 889 $108K
Nebraska 140 888 $80.6K
Idaho 148 730 $82.8K
Kansas 129 722 $72.8K
North Dakota 109 641 $75.9K
Utah 128 609 $64.8K
South Dakota 89 589 $50.3K
Delaware 119 454 $63.6K
Maine 101 420 $48.4K
Rhode Island 78 417 $41.1K
Hawaii 68 364 $39.8K
New Hampshire 76 286 $32K
New Mexico 57 259 $30.9K
Vermont 41 213 $23.3K
Wyoming 27 106 $14.5K
Montana 24 102 $12.7K
District of Columbia 25 92 $9,358
Alaska 24 $2,635
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 VERAPAMIL ER PM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled819

LAREDO

Texas

ISMAILE ABDALLA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled155

AMARILLO

Texas

THOMAS KANEGAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

LOS ANGELES

California

ARISTOTLE RABANAL MD

Claims Filled139

CLARKSBURG

West Virginia

SUZETTE HUENEFELD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

PERRYSBURG

Ohio

TATYANA KUTSY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

BELLEVUE

Washington

ERIC LEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled90

GLENDALE

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled84

SAN GABRIEL

California

JORGE SERJE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

BROOKLYN

New York

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

GLENDALE

California

MELCHOR CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

LAREDO

Texas

GEORGE ISA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled69

COVINGTON

Louisiana

MARC MOREAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled65

AMARILLO

Texas

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

GLENDALE

California

PAMELA TARKINGTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ROCHESTER

New York

PETER FUNG MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled60

ALHAMBRA

California

KERRY PENNINGTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

WARREN

Arkansas

LAWRENCE NABORS M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled56

RONDA

North Carolina

MANJULA TELLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled54

FREMONT

Nebraska

JOHN INFANTOLINO M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled53

BRICK

New Jersey

FRANCISCO RUN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

SAN GABRIEL

California

BRAXTER IRBY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled52

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

SCOTT CLAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

DOMINIC MAZZOCCHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

POINT PLEASANT BEACH

New Jersey

ALEJANDRO ESPARZA-PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

AMHERST

Massachusetts