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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

151K
Medicare Part D Claims
$45.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 106,156 $4.59M
Ohio 65,583 $2.91M
New York 63,957 $2.78M
Illinois 62,009 $2.93M
California 50,034 $2.18M
Missouri 39,407 $1.63M
Texas 39,318 $1.83M
Michigan 38,216 $2.08M
Tennessee 36,266 $1.48M
Pennsylvania 31,812 $1.34M
Arizona 31,221 $1.37M
Wisconsin 30,512 $1.32M
Minnesota 28,972 $1.39M
Indiana 27,432 $1.25M
North Carolina 26,455 $1.05M
Georgia 26,317 $1.08M
Puerto Rico 22,176 $783K
Washington 21,538 $1.01M
Kentucky 20,726 $848K
New Jersey 20,694 $993K
Oregon 18,265 $797K
Alabama 17,888 $671K
Kansas 16,969 $603K
Virginia 16,540 $712K
Massachusetts 14,385 $616K
Colorado 13,787 $609K
Louisiana 13,322 $530K
Iowa 13,300 $493K
Oklahoma 10,914 $503K
South Carolina 10,624 $438K
New Mexico 10,153 $482K
Maryland 9,376 $477K
Nebraska 9,044 $332K
Connecticut 8,860 $416K
Arkansas 8,070 $293K
Mississippi 7,841 $281K
Nevada 6,902 $308K
West Virginia 6,838 $279K
Idaho 5,726 $248K
South Dakota 5,569 $201K
Utah 5,168 $239K
North Dakota 4,013 $144K
Hawaii 3,642 $169K
Delaware 3,291 $189K
Montana 2,968 $114K
Vermont 2,943 $129K
Rhode Island 2,489 $108K
New Hampshire 2,323 $123K
Wyoming 1,196 $48.6K
Alaska 768 $43.9K
Maine 637 $34.4K
District of Columbia 494 $18.4K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
ALEXANDER DELVECCHIO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

GREENWICH

Connecticut

GEORGE BABITSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

REGO PARK

New York

DWIGHT DAWKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT PIERCE

Florida

MICHAEL MEZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COEUR D ALENE

Idaho

MAHNAZ BEHBOODIKHAH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

NEWPORT BEACH

California

SHARI MANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

BHAKTAVATSALA APURI M.D., FACC

Specialist

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JAMES DORIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

WILLIAM CAPO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

HALA ABUBAKR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUN CITY

Arizona

NELSON PENA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

DANIEL MCINTOSH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEWISTON

Idaho

LARRY LYON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ULM

Minnesota

HENRY FLOREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YUMA

Arizona

MARK ASBILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

ALEXEY ISAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT SAITZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BOBBIE ROBB NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Indiana

LORINNA SHNITER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST. LOUIS

Missouri

WAYLAND DILLARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARTHAGE

Missouri

MARK HOUSTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALLWIN

Missouri

STEPHEN HIETALA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PERHAM

Minnesota

KELLY BAIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

Missouri

ALAN FEAREY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

GARY DUMONTIER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

Missouri