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VERAPAMIL HCL

Verapamil is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

453K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 366 of 3362

$13.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 730 of 3362

95,260
Patients

Rank: 427 of 3362

76,024
Prescribers

Rank: 312 of 3362

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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
Florida 8,086 35,529 $949K
California 7,691 32,947 $951K
Texas 6,950 30,363 $900K
New York 5,035 22,979 $805K
Pennsylvania 4,224 21,308 $660K
Ohio 3,992 18,847 $653K
Georgia 3,530 18,041 $528K
Tennessee 3,218 16,167 $413K
North Carolina 3,129 16,032 $526K
Michigan 3,944 15,396 $533K
Illinois 3,114 13,879 $474K
Missouri 2,256 11,998 $339K
Indiana 2,385 11,099 $372K
Massachusetts 2,087 9,893 $357K
New Jersey 2,312 9,440 $346K
Arizona 2,169 9,315 $315K
Kentucky 1,716 9,031 $257K
Alabama 1,872 9,010 $259K
Virginia 1,883 8,501 $301K
South Carolina 1,649 8,171 $245K
Louisiana 1,519 7,875 $253K
Arkansas 1,352 7,581 $172K
Washington 1,589 6,680 $211K
Mississippi 1,233 6,427 $150K
Oklahoma 1,322 6,201 $186K
Wisconsin 1,388 6,159 $263K
Maryland 1,483 5,829 $232K
Colorado 1,320 5,583 $192K
Oregon 1,205 5,125 $164K
Kansas 918 4,627 $137K
Iowa 867 4,385 $134K
Connecticut 940 4,300 $160K
Minnesota 1,030 4,273 $196K
Nevada 945 3,998 $158K
West Virginia 788 3,959 $103K
Rhode Island 407 2,320 $61.3K
Maine 521 2,187 $87.5K
Nebraska 425 2,143 $64K
Utah 473 1,962 $68.6K
New Mexico 462 1,925 $58.4K
Idaho 441 1,917 $72.3K
New Hampshire 394 1,780 $63.3K
Montana 288 1,307 $43.9K
Delaware 344 1,258 $62.3K
South Dakota 206 1,056 $27.9K
Hawaii 205 861 $31K
North Dakota 173 830 $28.1K
Vermont 147 661 $29.5K
Wyoming 127 545 $19.8K
District of Columbia 113 488 $16.2K
Alaska 72 369 $10.5K
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 HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CLIFFORD TALBERT MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled288

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled161

MIAMI

Florida

RONALD SHAW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

APOPKA

Florida

STEPHEN WOODSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

STIGLER

Oklahoma

MARK JOHNS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

MANUEL MATEO LOPEZ 11772

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled133

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

EDWARD MYERS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

WARREN

Ohio

MORTON CORIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

HIALEAH

Florida

BETTY RICHARDSON CNFP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled126

MCCOMB

Mississippi

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled124

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

DAVID KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

MICHAEL MITCHELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

HENRIETTA

Texas

LUIS GUZMAN-LUGO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled113

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DEAN KOUKOS DO

General Practice

Claims Filled113

BARNWELL

South Carolina

ALEJANDRO MEDINA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled112

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ROBERT SPARKS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

ROCKWALL

Texas

JOEL OSBORN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled111

AMARILLO

Texas

RAJENDRA DESAI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled108

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JESSICA SCHULTZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled102

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

BENJAMIN LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

CATONSVILLE

Maryland

ROBERTO PARDO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

WESLACO

Texas

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled97

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

LUISA RIVERA-CHINCHILLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico