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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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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
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
ROBERTO FRED MD FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled125

WICHITA

Kansas

MAGED HAIKAL

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled124

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MATTHEW NORA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled122

DOWNERS GROVE

Illinois

ALAN GOLDSMITH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled120

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

LARRY BARNES MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled119

FAYETTEVILLE

Tennessee

JORGE CUELLO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled119

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

DAVID IKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled118

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled118

MIAMI

Florida

DENNIS WALKER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled118

INVERNESS

Florida

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

BROOKLYN

New York

HECTOR GARCIA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled116

LEESBURG

Florida

RODNEY RANDALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled116

TAMPA

Florida

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

PRATIMA DESHMUKH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

ORANGE CITY

Florida

NAGIB CHALFOUN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled113

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JAMES MCCAULEY MD PA

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled113

BOCA RATON

Florida

JON JACKSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled111

PORT ORANGE

Florida

MADHU KANCHERLA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled110

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled108

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

PRASAD CHALASANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled107

FORT PIERCE

Florida

BYRON CARLSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

FOREST CITY

Iowa

DAVID STERN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

HANSCY SEIDE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled106

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida