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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
WILLIAM CROFT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

BAKR SALEM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

JON PEACOCK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

MICHAEL RITCHIE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

KOKOMO

Indiana

JERRY BOLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled115

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LAWRENCE REISS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

EHAB KAISER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MUHAMMAD KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

OMAHA

Nebraska

TOM MOY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled114

POMONA

California

D HANSEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled113

SEATTLE

Washington

STEVEN ZEIG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled113

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JAWAHAR PALANIAPPAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled113

MOUNT VERNON

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER THORESEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled113

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOHN KURUC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled113

LIMA

Ohio

JOHN HARRIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled111

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DEANNA MULLINS CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled111

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JAMES NOBLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

BEATTYVILLE

Kentucky

TRACIE MUDGE APRN, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled110

TAMPA

Florida

MICHAEL IMBURGIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled110

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CANDIDO DIAZ-CRUZ M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled109

MIAMI

Florida

CANDACE ZEIGLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

MADHU KANCHERLA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

FUNDADOR ADAJAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

ROSWELL

New Mexico

CHRISTINE REICHL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

SAINT CLOUD

Minnesota