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AFEDITAB CR

Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing your heart rate and relaxing your blood vessels. Your heart gets more oxygen and doesn't have to work as hard to pump, which can relieve chest pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Nifedipine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

67.8K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 728 of 3238

$2.42M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1226 of 3238

17,028
Patients

Rank: 754 of 3238

13,580
Prescribers

Rank: 692 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Nifedipine »

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

32%

of people say

it worked well

41%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 2,536 10,859 $412K
Florida 1,750 8,861 $175K
Texas 1,762 4,689 $197K
New York 883 3,225 $143K
Georgia 558 3,163 $107K
Tennessee 582 2,423 $86.7K
Oklahoma 382 1,738 $66.6K
Pennsylvania 389 1,733 $59.5K
Louisiana 375 1,733 $65.6K
Wisconsin 493 1,550 $65.5K
Iowa 404 1,503 $51.9K
Illinois 434 1,496 $52.7K
Arizona 447 1,340 $66.1K
Minnesota 428 1,307 $56.4K
Massachusetts 308 1,289 $56K
Ohio 319 1,248 $41.6K
Arkansas 285 1,246 $42.2K
Michigan 406 1,159 $47.7K
Washington 341 1,143 $40.5K
Missouri 265 1,038 $37.4K
Maine 262 968 $47.8K
Alabama 210 899 $29.3K
Oregon 296 865 $42.7K
North Carolina 180 859 $28.9K
Kentucky 194 843 $31.3K
Mississippi 209 838 $25.7K
Hawaii 251 818 $30.8K
South Carolina 138 616 $20.9K
Virginia 127 599 $20.4K
Kansas 129 474 $15.8K
New Jersey 118 452 $14K
Maryland 114 428 $19.4K
Indiana 119 398 $16.1K
Nebraska 104 347 $12.9K
Montana 76 323 $11.2K
South Dakota 82 309 $9,853
New Mexico 78 272 $9,995
Alaska 45 272 $6,297
Utah 69 235 $10.1K
Connecticut 61 224 $8,107
New Hampshire 48 209 $10.2K
Nevada 49 197 $7,623
Colorado 61 194 $7,038
Vermont 64 189 $9,802
North Dakota 57 143 $6,910
Idaho 45 133 $5,783
West Virginia 40 127 $4,020
Rhode Island 19 66 $2,219
District of Columbia 15 57 $2,351
Wyoming 16 45 $1,524
Delaware 11 19 $937
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 AFEDITAB CR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled412

HIALEAH

Florida

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled289

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

HIALEAH

Florida

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

HIALEAH

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

MIAMI

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

MIAMI

Florida

FRANK BUCHANAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

HANFORD

California

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

MIAMI

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

HIALEAH

Florida

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

HIALEAH

Florida

HUNG NGUYEN M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled141

RESEDA

California

DAVID GOLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

YONKERS

New York

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled139

WOODHAVEN

New York

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

MIAMI

Florida

LOAN NGO M.D.

Claims Filled130

WESTMINSTER

California

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled128

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled125

HIALEAH

Florida

TAN NGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

WESTMINSTER

California

SONIA LOSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

HIALEAH

Florida

JAMES COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

BAINBRIDGE

Georgia

ARIEL RAMIREZ NAVARRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

MIAMI

Florida

JUNICHIRO SAGESHIMA M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled117

SACRAMENTO

California

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

HIALEAH

Florida