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DILTIAZEM ER

DILTIAZEM HCL

Diltiazem 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

1.24M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 208 of 3362

$53.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 384 of 3362

292,825
Patients

Rank: 235 of 3362

142,326
Prescribers

Rank: 178 of 3362

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53%

of people say

it's worth it

48%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 29,896 114,924 $5.25M
Florida 24,209 88,380 $3.74M
Texas 17,502 70,829 $3.16M
North Carolina 12,876 61,952 $2.42M
New York 15,056 59,787 $2.89M
Tennessee 10,972 53,039 $1.89M
Pennsylvania 10,757 46,804 $2.14M
Illinois 10,631 42,640 $1.87M
Georgia 8,433 39,873 $1.62M
Ohio 9,851 38,898 $1.94M
Missouri 8,167 37,136 $1.47M
Wisconsin 7,031 29,768 $1.31M
Kentucky 6,141 29,625 $1.19M
Arizona 7,495 27,277 $1.16M
Virginia 6,388 26,927 $1.2M
Washington 6,411 26,706 $1.08M
South Carolina 5,963 26,549 $1.06M
Michigan 8,201 26,417 $1.35M
Indiana 6,498 26,407 $1.17M
Louisiana 5,058 26,297 $1.01M
Alabama 5,684 24,427 $1.08M
Arkansas 4,409 23,673 $793K
Massachusetts 5,506 22,278 $1.02M
Mississippi 3,645 19,195 $684K
Iowa 3,967 19,165 $739K
Oklahoma 3,933 18,158 $734K
New Jersey 5,212 17,643 $903K
Minnesota 4,726 17,576 $895K
Oregon 4,027 16,934 $768K
Kansas 3,065 14,233 $607K
Colorado 3,319 12,915 $547K
Maryland 3,675 12,456 $676K
Connecticut 2,934 11,181 $520K
Nebraska 1,740 9,030 $330K
Maine 2,178 8,196 $436K
Nevada 2,214 8,107 $346K
New Mexico 2,116 8,036 $364K
West Virginia 1,379 5,833 $279K
Idaho 1,417 5,598 $259K
Rhode Island 1,153 5,539 $224K
New Hampshire 1,368 5,310 $233K
Utah 1,158 4,354 $197K
South Dakota 800 3,982 $151K
Montana 947 3,956 $158K
Hawaii 966 3,875 $200K
North Dakota 876 3,649 $165K
Delaware 1,044 3,405 $192K
Vermont 873 3,166 $156K
District of Columbia 487 1,859 $92.6K
Wyoming 404 1,810 $73.5K
Alaska 308 1,615 $58K
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 DILTIAZEM ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled520

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled371

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

ABDOLLATIF GHIATHI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled331

CUTHBERT

Georgia

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

DAVID GULLETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled252

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled234

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ARTHUR WILLIAMS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled219

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

WALEED NAJEEB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled211

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled206

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled206

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled205

MIAMI

Florida

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

ASHUTOSH LOHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled201

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

TERESA SALAZAR-CATRON MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled194

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

HEYWOOD GAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

MILLEN

Georgia

GREGORY EAVES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled192

AIKEN

South Carolina

PATRICK SIAW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

BUFFALO

New York

GILBERT BAZALDUA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

WHITE HOUSE

Tennessee

CHARLES MILLER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

ERWIN

Tennessee

MICHAEL MASON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

ADA

Oklahoma