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DILT-XR

DILTIAZEM HCL

Treats high blood pressure, heart rhythm problems, and angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

312K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 435 of 3362

$13.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 733 of 3362

84,444
Patients

Rank: 451 of 3362

54,456
Prescribers

Rank: 394 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 18,468 55,942 $3.55M
Washington 4,203 15,793 $713K
Pennsylvania 3,012 11,806 $437K
Minnesota 2,981 11,569 $494K
Colorado 2,705 11,220 $560K
Florida 3,713 11,079 $415K
Wisconsin 2,672 10,716 $415K
Georgia 2,400 10,494 $377K
New York 2,989 9,971 $428K
Oregon 2,622 9,934 $507K
Missouri 2,163 9,176 $324K
Texas 2,991 8,847 $371K
Iowa 1,724 8,496 $268K
Ohio 2,547 8,427 $399K
Tennessee 1,998 8,268 $260K
Alabama 1,715 7,734 $252K
Illinois 1,929 7,439 $276K
Michigan 2,501 7,084 $327K
Arkansas 1,327 6,902 $198K
North Carolina 1,684 6,859 $227K
Kentucky 1,444 6,288 $213K
Nebraska 802 4,662 $133K
Kansas 929 4,575 $156K
Arizona 1,628 4,306 $157K
Louisiana 856 3,929 $130K
South Carolina 959 3,824 $126K
Indiana 1,079 3,514 $146K
Virginia 1,080 3,353 $145K
Oklahoma 792 3,221 $120K
Massachusetts 836 2,918 $120K
New Jersey 958 2,826 $133K
North Dakota 550 2,760 $88.1K
South Dakota 480 2,554 $79.2K
Mississippi 526 2,345 $69.3K
Hawaii 649 2,267 $138K
Idaho 531 2,263 $87.7K
Maryland 782 2,203 $103K
Montana 423 1,930 $63.6K
Maine 522 1,852 $69.5K
Connecticut 552 1,817 $77.3K
Utah 480 1,560 $63.6K
New Hampshire 364 1,327 $43K
West Virginia 296 1,236 $50K
New Mexico 423 1,198 $54.1K
Nevada 442 1,072 $49.7K
Rhode Island 198 984 $29.2K
Vermont 316 930 $40.6K
Delaware 177 508 $25.7K
Wyoming 112 446 $15.2K
District of Columbia 69 166 $8,081
Alaska 41 137 $6,646
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 DILT-XR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled215

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JOHN ALEXANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

MAGNOLIA

Arkansas

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MEENA SAHADEVAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled137

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

BARBARA BROWN APPLEGATE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

OSBORNE

Kansas

ALISON FULMER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

PORTLAND

Oregon

LYNDA NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

JOHN SILKENSEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled129

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

CLIFFORD COLGLAZIER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled129

GRANT

Nebraska

DOUGLAS DYCUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

GAINESBORO

Tennessee

RAMESH PANDEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

CLAIRTON

Pennsylvania

FRANK BECKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

BARRY COPLON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

SALEM

Oregon

GORDON LANG M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled115

WAKEENEY

Kansas

WILLIAM DANIEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

CAMDEN

Arkansas

HENRY ADKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

GRAYSON

Kentucky

ROBERT NARAGHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled98

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD SEGAL MD PC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

SALEM

Oregon

AZIZ RAHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled97

CENTRALIA

Illinois

NAMRATA SAJWAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

SAN JOSE

California

TIMOTHY HUDSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled95

PORTLAND

Oregon

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled95

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

JEROME BENTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

PLATTE

South Dakota

JOHN MARONEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

VANCOUVER

Washington