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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
JOSE CARDONA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled92

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JAY RAYAN MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

MELVIN GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled91

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

GORDON CASH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled91

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

LAWRENCE MUFSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled90

STUART

Florida

ASHWANI BEDI MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled89

NEWBURGH

Indiana

BRIAN ARCEMENT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled89

FORT MYERS

Florida

CARLOS DIAZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled89

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

JOHN CULP M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled88

SARASOTA

Florida

TIMOTHY LARKIN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled87

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

JAMES CONRAD M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled87

FORT MYERS

Florida

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

JAMES WOODMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

ROCKFORD

Illinois

ROBERT HUST MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled86

HOUSTON

Texas

EMMANUIL RAKHMANCHIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

BROOKLYN

New York

NORMAN BENNETT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

STUART

Florida

IMRAN VIRK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled85

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BYRON CARLSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

FOREST CITY

Iowa

HENRY HANLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

PABLO VIVAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

HECTOR GARCIA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled84

LEESBURG

Florida

WILLIAM SOUTHWORTH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

FARMINGTON

Missouri

FRANCISCO GARCIA-CORTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDER DELVECCHIO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled83

GREENWICH

Connecticut

JOHN COONEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

HART

Michigan