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Prescriber Checkup » AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

29.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$305M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 3,303,035 $36.6M
Florida 2,323,165 $22.1M
New York 2,185,944 $24.4M
Texas 1,780,900 $16.4M
Pennsylvania 1,523,895 $14.8M
Ohio 1,256,602 $18.9M
North Carolina 1,130,343 $10.4M
Illinois 1,056,551 $9.88M
Georgia 1,037,482 $9.75M
New Jersey 829,979 $8.18M
Tennessee 777,647 $6.24M
Michigan 746,238 $7.97M
Missouri 725,435 $6.75M
Virginia 700,107 $7.71M
Massachusetts 617,874 $7.23M
Indiana 617,072 $6.99M
Louisiana 616,610 $5.08M
Alabama 594,409 $4.61M
Kentucky 558,023 $6.14M
South Carolina 547,861 $4.89M
Wisconsin 489,492 $5M
Mississippi 476,615 $3.67M
Arizona 462,262 $4.78M
Washington 459,932 $4.4M
Minnesota 431,359 $4.69M
Arkansas 383,605 $3.19M
Maryland 373,979 $4.16M
Connecticut 356,082 $3.7M
Iowa 340,125 $2.92M
Oklahoma 330,915 $3.45M
Oregon 329,771 $3.09M
Kansas 286,970 $2.97M
Colorado 276,678 $3.01M
West Virginia 220,165 $2.16M
Nebraska 201,324 $1.72M
Nevada 196,444 $1.81M
Rhode Island 161,273 $1.93M
New Mexico 147,168 $1.76M
Hawaii 130,245 $1.91M
Maine 111,293 $1.42M
Utah 110,885 $1.05M
Idaho 108,138 $1.21M
New Hampshire 92,780 $1.04M
South Dakota 89,177 $857K
Montana 80,419 $793K
North Dakota 75,802 $728K
District of Columbia 62,580 $610K
Delaware 58,801 $684K
Vermont 42,539 $416K
Wyoming 32,750 $301K
Alaska 25,021 $260K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled3,690

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled3,523

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,424

TUCKER

Georgia

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,099

GARDEN GROVE

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,068

LOS ANGELES

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,060

LOS ANGELES

California

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,889

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,848

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,822

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,692

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,594

BROOKLYN

New York

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,567

FORT WORTH

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,545

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,447

SMYRNA

Georgia

HECTOR MENDEZ-RIVERA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,363

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RAMON DELMONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,358

NEW YORK

New York

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,347

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,315

MIAMI

Florida

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,301

WALNUT

California

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,260

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled2,239

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,237

WESTMINSTER

California

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,225

EL CENTRO

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,212

FLUSHING

New York

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,160

FLUSHING

New York