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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
ERIC YEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CHRISTOPHER PERRY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

ST LOUIS

Missouri

VICTOR MOLINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JAN PRASAD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

PHOENIX

Arizona

THOMAS WILLIAMSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

ELEELE

Hawaii

SANDEEP JAGLAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled156

MARIETTA

Georgia

STEVEN SALZMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled154

RIVERSIDE

California

SHANTI NILAKANTAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

LONG BEACH

California

KI CHO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

SANTA CLARA

California

GEORGE VILLANUEVA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

PERRIS

California

RICHARD MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

ALDO MONTES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled150

MIRAMAR

Florida

RODOLFO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

ST. CLOUD

Florida

MICHAEL CAMP M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled149

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

HABIB SHIEKH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

BUFFALO

New York

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

MONTEREY PARK

California

ANTHONY LANGONE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled147

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SHARON MAZZOLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM GAINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

AUBURN

Massachusetts

RONALD PINKERTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

PICO RIVERA

California

JOSE DELEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RON YAMANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

GARDENA

California

RHONDA LUSTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

LONG BEACH

California

CHARLES AVERY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

OXNARD

California

ERNESTO URDAY-ESSLINGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

MIAMI

Florida