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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
BRIAN BEANBLOSSOM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled144

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ALEXANDER POKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

BALTIMORE

Maryland

RICHARD SOSINSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

LAWRENCE

Kansas

LEON EVERETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

LAWRENCEBURG

Tennessee

JAMES LINDAU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

WAYNE

Nebraska

CURTIS BURNETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled140

SEATTLE

Washington

MARIA VALDIVIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled140

MIAMI

Florida

BENEDICTO SANPEDRO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

LAKE WORTH

Florida

MARGOT VLOKA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled138

RACINE

Wisconsin

KEITH BRANTLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled138

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

STEVEN KANNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM DAVIES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

TUALATIN

Oregon

HARESH KHATRI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

LAWRENCEBURG

Tennessee

RODDY GARDNER D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled135

TEMPE

Arizona

JAMES WOODMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

ROCKFORD

Illinois

JEROME SCHUTZMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled134

EDGEWOOD

Kentucky

EDWARD REASON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

GOUVERNEUR

New York

JOSE PINERO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

HIALEAH

Florida

LAWRENCE MUFSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

STUART

Florida

SHAHID MALIK M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled130

SUN CITY CENTER

Florida

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled129

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

GUIDO LEON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled129

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

R. BLOOM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

WICHITA

Kansas

CHUL KIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled126

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

AMEER KABOUR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

TOLEDO

Ohio