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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
SHAHID MALIK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

RUSKIN

Florida

KYLE MCCOY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JASKAMAL KAHLON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

MESA

Arizona

STEPHEN TUCKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled114

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

JOHN MONTEVERDE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

CHICAGO

Illinois

PEDRO PAEZ GONZALEZ MD

Claims Filled114

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled113

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

EDWARD BEGGY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

TUCSON

Arizona

DAVID STERN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

NAGIB CHALFOUN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled112

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

GUIDO LEON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled111

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled109

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JORGE CUELLO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO SIMONETTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled108

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled107

NEW YORK

New York

KELLY HENSGEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

ALAN TENAGLIA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled107

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

JOHN LOPERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

LAKE WORTH

Florida

ZVI TALOR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled106

GAINESVILLE

Florida

BOBBIE ROBB NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled105

COLUMBUS

Indiana

RODNEY RANDALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled105

TAMPA

Florida

MAGED HAIKAL

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled104

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MAHENDER REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

HUDSON

Florida