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CARTIA XT

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks. This medicine is a calcium channel blocker. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

720K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 285 of 3238

$32.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 490 of 3238

181,420
Patients

Rank: 302 of 3238

103,385
Prescribers

Rank: 231 of 3238

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52%

of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 24,645 100,802 $4.27M
Illinois 11,273 45,046 $2.26M
New York 9,367 39,913 $1.67M
California 9,829 38,831 $1.76M
Texas 9,250 35,589 $1.61M
Tennessee 7,322 29,212 $1.31M
Missouri 6,811 28,531 $1.28M
Ohio 6,928 27,420 $1.12M
Michigan 8,136 26,985 $1.33M
Pennsylvania 5,156 21,266 $873K
Arizona 5,597 20,919 $994K
North Carolina 5,307 19,452 $859K
Indiana 4,878 17,710 $863K
New Jersey 4,795 17,591 $848K
Wisconsin 4,353 17,298 $862K
Georgia 3,881 15,940 $650K
Massachusetts 3,155 13,741 $584K
Virginia 3,876 13,426 $572K
Minnesota 3,879 13,153 $750K
Alabama 3,170 12,977 $523K
Louisiana 3,233 12,781 $554K
Kentucky 2,883 10,885 $473K
South Carolina 2,704 9,384 $445K
Washington 2,684 9,109 $444K
Connecticut 2,098 9,077 $376K
Oklahoma 2,164 8,529 $391K
Iowa 2,104 8,087 $367K
Kansas 2,110 7,544 $364K
Maryland 1,987 7,352 $333K
Arkansas 1,785 7,119 $275K
Mississippi 1,631 6,749 $263K
Nevada 1,795 6,486 $301K
Colorado 1,631 5,776 $272K
New Mexico 1,332 5,167 $252K
Oregon 1,365 4,918 $256K
Nebraska 932 3,781 $168K
Delaware 1,113 3,781 $226K
West Virginia 862 2,524 $112K
New Hampshire 639 2,374 $122K
Utah 680 2,342 $107K
Idaho 703 2,265 $111K
Rhode Island 517 2,249 $102K
South Dakota 550 1,693 $90.2K
Montana 388 1,130 $54.3K
North Dakota 343 886 $41.3K
Maine 258 803 $39.3K
Vermont 213 679 $32.8K
Hawaii 196 634 $24.8K
Wyoming 158 532 $22.9K
District of Columbia 131 515 $19.8K
Alaska 107 273 $11.1K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled193

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

BENJAMIN BETANCOURT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

LEE FAULKNER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled174

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled163

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled147

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

VICTOR SALGADO BRAVO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

BAKR SALEM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled142

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MICHAEL BARRON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

SARASOTA

Florida

DHAVAL THAKKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

SYCAMORE

Illinois

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

DEXTER

Missouri

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

LORAIN

Ohio

JYOTI MOHANTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ARSHED MALIK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

METAIRIE

Louisiana

LAWRENCE REISS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled132

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

BROOKLYN

New York

FRANK OLSHEMSKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

RAFIK ABADIER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled123

INVERNESS

Florida

ROBERTO FRED MD FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled123

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

JORGE FLEITES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

MIAMI

Florida

STEVEN HAVARD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled119

MANSFIELD

Texas

LARRY BARNES MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled119

FAYETTEVILLE

Tennessee

ASHOK REDDY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

JOSEPH GAGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled117

STUART

Florida

OSVALDO JIMENEZ-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled116

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico