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DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

DILTIAZEM HCL

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.89M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 159 of 3362

$86.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 271 of 3362

427,446
Patients

Rank: 174 of 3362

167,630
Prescribers

Rank: 151 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 31,700 135,617 $6.94M
Pennsylvania 27,693 127,790 $5.89M
California 28,828 122,627 $5.38M
North Carolina 21,456 110,764 $4.13M
Florida 25,081 97,720 $4.33M
Ohio 20,209 89,368 $4.85M
Texas 20,816 83,410 $3.79M
Missouri 15,904 76,469 $2.99M
Illinois 16,611 73,544 $3.22M
New Jersey 14,916 62,859 $3.39M
Michigan 17,154 60,924 $3.71M
Tennessee 11,881 51,406 $1.89M
Virginia 10,098 45,385 $2.21M
Georgia 9,251 44,932 $2.04M
Kentucky 8,245 42,307 $1.73M
Iowa 8,603 39,951 $1.38M
Indiana 9,174 39,802 $2.17M
Minnesota 9,104 36,269 $1.57M
Massachusetts 7,941 35,168 $1.94M
Wisconsin 8,085 32,847 $1.52M
Washington 8,331 31,851 $1.53M
South Carolina 7,142 31,609 $1.43M
Alabama 7,398 31,118 $1.29M
Arkansas 5,465 27,011 $892K
Kansas 5,503 25,722 $1.01M
Connecticut 5,850 24,942 $1.42M
Louisiana 5,260 23,294 $841K
Arizona 6,627 23,128 $1.24M
Maryland 6,028 20,934 $1.42M
Mississippi 4,080 20,336 $713K
Oklahoma 5,092 20,236 $885K
Oregon 4,998 19,539 $888K
West Virginia 3,681 16,857 $773K
Colorado 4,154 16,539 $808K
Nebraska 2,752 13,020 $438K
Maine 3,202 12,337 $691K
South Dakota 2,191 11,196 $344K
New Mexico 2,203 8,590 $383K
Idaho 2,030 8,174 $363K
Utah 2,085 7,594 $351K
New Hampshire 1,874 7,535 $416K
Rhode Island 1,359 6,866 $319K
Nevada 2,011 6,785 $371K
North Dakota 1,404 6,135 $210K
Vermont 1,484 5,869 $341K
Montana 1,181 4,721 $180K
Delaware 1,028 3,556 $253K
Hawaii 801 3,031 $186K
Wyoming 559 2,568 $94.6K
District of Columbia 654 2,449 $177K
Alaska 453 2,038 $98.2K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled546

LOS ANGELES

California

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled479

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled476

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled469

WICHITA

Kansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled443

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled435

TUCKER

Georgia

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled429

NEW YORK

New York

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled418

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled390

LIMA

Ohio

ZUBAIR KHAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled372

OSAGE BEACH

Missouri

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

SAN GABRIEL

California

MIRZA ASHRAF M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled333

CARTHAGE

New York

STANLEY LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled333

SAN GABRIEL

California

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled330

SMYRNA

Georgia

ROBERT PRYOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

GALAX

Virginia

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled300

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled286

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled281

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled280

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled277

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

GARDEN GROVE

California

WILLIAM BELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

ROBBINS

North Carolina

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled269

ROSEMEAD

California

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled255

ROCK HILL

South Carolina