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VERAPAMIL ER

VERAPAMIL HCL

Verapamil 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

2.18M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 143 of 3362

$57.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 362 of 3362

413,554
Patients

Rank: 180 of 3362

170,866
Prescribers

Rank: 148 of 3362

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it's worth it

31%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 37,547 173,474 $6.91M
Florida 29,605 141,808 $3.48M
Texas 26,346 129,007 $3.45M
New York 24,767 123,132 $3.33M
Pennsylvania 21,579 121,585 $3.16M
Ohio 19,141 96,199 $2.99M
North Carolina 14,446 82,472 $1.81M
Georgia 13,471 78,019 $1.82M
Michigan 17,184 74,459 $2.47M
Illinois 14,411 72,018 $1.86M
Tennessee 11,937 65,034 $1.45M
Indiana 10,406 51,795 $1.44M
Massachusetts 9,627 50,510 $1.51M
New Jersey 11,175 49,849 $1.44M
Missouri 8,796 49,532 $1.18M
Alabama 8,691 48,218 $1.1M
Virginia 9,213 47,423 $1.24M
Kentucky 6,989 41,922 $957K
Louisiana 6,399 38,009 $786K
South Carolina 6,754 37,114 $845K
Arizona 7,880 34,835 $953K
Wisconsin 6,871 33,051 $912K
Washington 6,947 32,367 $832K
Arkansas 4,980 32,106 $624K
Maryland 6,991 28,703 $968K
Mississippi 4,452 27,749 $529K
Oklahoma 5,208 26,995 $688K
Iowa 4,748 26,968 $613K
Colorado 5,176 23,701 $733K
Oregon 4,740 22,810 $674K
Minnesota 4,992 22,435 $726K
Connecticut 4,579 21,652 $623K
Kansas 3,495 19,949 $485K
West Virginia 3,071 17,488 $404K
Nevada 3,321 14,856 $397K
Nebraska 2,095 12,807 $258K
Rhode Island 1,926 12,587 $277K
Utah 2,424 11,056 $303K
Maine 2,178 9,672 $306K
Idaho 1,840 9,057 $242K
New Mexico 1,764 7,868 $243K
New Hampshire 1,611 7,742 $222K
South Dakota 1,224 7,345 $153K
Hawaii 1,428 6,844 $247K
Delaware 1,522 5,842 $200K
Montana 1,061 5,750 $130K
North Dakota 1,037 5,537 $125K
Vermont 751 3,578 $106K
District of Columbia 565 2,582 $71.5K
Wyoming 511 2,547 $58.1K
Alaska 250 1,477 $32.1K
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. 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 VERAPAMIL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HECTOR MENDEZ-RIVERA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled776

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled693

LAREDO

Texas

JAMES KENNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled652

HENDERSON

North Carolina

ANDREW KUMPURIS MD

Claims Filled597

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled528

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled520

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JUAN RODRIGUEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled489

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE SANTIAGO-TORRES M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled450

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

TIBOR KOPJAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

MARYVILLE

Illinois

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled364

WICHITA

Kansas

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled360

MIAMI

Florida

GEROLD SIBANDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled355

MIAMI

Florida

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled337

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

KRIANGSAK THEPVEERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled331

SAGINAW

Michigan

CLAREY DOWLING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled311

BROWNSVILLE

Tennessee

TERRY ZELLMER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled306

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled300

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARK LERMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled292

DALLAS

Texas

LUIS ORTIZ MATOS

General Practice

Claims Filled290

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

JAMES LAROSE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled286

HOUSTON

Texas

SCOTT BERENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

BOCA RATON

Florida

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled280

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MELCHOR CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

LAREDO

Texas

REID CHRISTOPHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled278

BESSEMER

Alabama