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NIFEDIAC CC

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). This medicine is a calcium channel blocker. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

451K
Medicare Part D Claims
$33.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 98,375 $5.7M
Florida 49,715 $2.65M
Texas 43,681 $2.58M
Tennessee 29,063 $1.48M
Illinois 26,964 $1.56M
New York 25,708 $1.59M
Arizona 22,661 $1.29M
Pennsylvania 22,112 $1.27M
Ohio 19,011 $1.23M
Georgia 18,815 $1M
Massachusetts 16,986 $966K
Michigan 16,005 $1.08M
North Carolina 14,469 $755K
Missouri 13,502 $734K
Hawaii 10,900 $482K
Louisiana 10,853 $605K
Virginia 10,608 $580K
Indiana 10,339 $603K
Wisconsin 9,802 $588K
Washington 8,494 $495K
South Carolina 8,416 $473K
Oregon 8,043 $470K
Kentucky 8,038 $448K
Alabama 7,658 $405K
Mississippi 6,460 $296K
Oklahoma 6,301 $347K
Maryland 6,233 $399K
Arkansas 6,082 $292K
Minnesota 5,771 $362K
Kansas 5,522 $283K
Iowa 5,425 $273K
Nevada 5,419 $290K
Puerto Rico 5,192 $194K
New Jersey 5,112 $350K
Colorado 4,228 $240K
Connecticut 3,857 $226K
Rhode Island 2,555 $111K
Nebraska 2,460 $114K
West Virginia 2,214 $116K
Maine 2,166 $133K
New Mexico 1,874 $112K
District of Columbia 1,601 $84.7K
New Hampshire 1,501 $88.7K
South Dakota 1,487 $72.3K
Idaho 1,199 $58.8K
Utah 1,197 $68.7K
Delaware 1,120 $85.9K
Montana 1,116 $52.2K
North Dakota 822 $39.2K
Vermont 600 $36.6K
Wyoming 352 $22.1K
Alaska 100 $6,495
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 NIFEDIAC CC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled440

DALLAS

Texas

MARIO PARISE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled435

SUN CITY

Arizona

GEORGE WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled391

KINSTON

North Carolina

NED BEISER D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled384

DALLAS

Texas

YVES JODESTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

ANTHONY PAGLIARULO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ARTURO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

WHITTIER

California

MARIA ILAR-REVILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

GEORGE SABATES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

PETER ALLOTEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

MACON

Georgia

EDWARD HIMOT M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled266

MARIETTA

Georgia

ROBERTO ZAMUDIO-MILLAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

TUC

Arizona

VICTOR VILLARREAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled251

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

THOMAS CERATO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

GLENDALE

Arizona

MARK JOHNS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled244

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

VUONG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

PORTLAND

Oregon

MARK MURPHY M.D

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled242

DECATUR

Alabama

LAWRENCE OKAFOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

SOUTH HOLLAND

Illinois

MOHAMMED AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled223

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

DAVID LEVITIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

WESTBOROUGH

Massachusetts

FREDERICK GEORGIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RONALD SHIGEMATSU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN EVANS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

VIJAY NATH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled207

MARIETTA

Georgia

ANTHONY LAMA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled206

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana