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CARTIA XT

DILTIAZEM HCL

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

833K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 269 of 3362

$34M
Retail Cost

Rank: 502 of 3362

216,971
Patients

Rank: 286 of 3362

115,440
Prescribers

Rank: 221 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

16%

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 28,086 108,625 $4.08M
Illinois 13,675 52,384 $2.24M
California 12,956 47,086 $1.99M
New York 11,100 41,784 $1.5M
Texas 10,501 39,429 $1.62M
Tennessee 8,149 33,212 $1.37M
Ohio 8,173 32,558 $1.23M
Missouri 7,904 32,168 $1.32M
North Carolina 8,651 32,022 $1.24M
Michigan 9,557 29,555 $1.32M
Pennsylvania 6,571 24,661 $950K
Arizona 5,986 21,982 $872K
Indiana 5,784 21,212 $916K
Wisconsin 5,430 19,961 $872K
Georgia 4,963 19,792 $761K
New Jersey 5,405 18,991 $790K
Virginia 4,828 18,242 $764K
Minnesota 5,086 16,545 $885K
Louisiana 3,844 15,592 $653K
Alabama 3,863 15,211 $593K
Massachusetts 3,489 14,764 $571K
Kentucky 3,574 13,890 $554K
South Carolina 3,815 13,731 $575K
Washington 3,317 11,588 $506K
Iowa 2,517 9,719 $408K
Connecticut 2,294 9,437 $351K
Maryland 2,713 9,370 $412K
Kansas 2,515 9,306 $415K
Oklahoma 2,300 9,002 $386K
Arkansas 2,036 8,176 $305K
Mississippi 1,763 7,360 $277K
Colorado 2,006 7,023 $293K
Nevada 1,874 6,892 $302K
Oregon 1,670 5,910 $283K
New Mexico 1,517 5,822 $254K
Nebraska 1,156 4,653 $193K
West Virginia 1,071 3,777 $150K
Delaware 1,091 3,731 $188K
Idaho 897 3,050 $136K
New Hampshire 730 2,716 $122K
Utah 827 2,582 $115K
South Dakota 694 2,337 $109K
Rhode Island 570 2,296 $97.9K
Montana 478 1,571 $75.1K
Maine 414 1,254 $53.7K
North Dakota 432 1,175 $56.3K
Hawaii 218 869 $32.5K
Vermont 261 830 $39.4K
District of Columbia 210 705 $31.8K
Wyoming 191 702 $29.1K
Alaska 132 407 $16.1K
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 CARTIA XT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BENJAMIN BETANCOURT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled216

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

LEE FAULKNER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled202

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DHAVAL THAKKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

SYCAMORE

Illinois

JOHN LOPERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

ARSHED MALIK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled181

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JORGE FLEITES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

MIAMI

Florida

BAKR SALEM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MICHAEL BARRON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled157

SARASOTA

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

LORAIN

Ohio

KYLE MCCOY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled150

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JYOTI MOHANTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled143

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

STEPHEN DILL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled140

SEVIERVILLE

Tennessee

ALAN TENAGLIA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled138

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

KELLY HENSGEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

JOSEPH GAGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled135

STUART

Florida

JASKAMAL KAHLON MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled135

MESA

Arizona

LAWRENCE REISS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled133

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

LAWRENCE MUFSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled132

STUART

Florida

HUMBERTO SIMONETTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

PONCE

Puerto Rico

STEVEN HAVARD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled131

MANSFIELD

Texas

ARUN KOLLI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled130

MESA

Arizona

FERNANDO ORTIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

RONALD MERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri