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TAZTIA XT

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks. This medicine is a calcium channel blocker. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

301K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 433 of 3238

$19M
Retail Cost

Rank: 626 of 3238

65,285
Patients

Rank: 463 of 3238

51,672
Prescribers

Rank: 376 of 3238

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it worked well

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of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 4,138 18,192 $1.15M
California 3,457 14,824 $915K
Missouri 2,931 14,750 $836K
Florida 3,747 13,724 $945K
Wisconsin 3,109 13,517 $882K
North Carolina 2,611 12,281 $708K
Illinois 2,726 11,922 $785K
Tennessee 2,327 10,802 $707K
Iowa 1,970 10,556 $620K
New York 2,337 10,161 $649K
Georgia 1,839 9,618 $547K
Mississippi 1,607 9,164 $480K
Alabama 1,666 8,791 $512K
Pennsylvania 1,855 8,471 $525K
Arkansas 1,435 8,213 $444K
Kentucky 1,524 8,160 $472K
Ohio 1,767 7,628 $492K
Louisiana 1,472 7,525 $482K
Virginia 1,661 7,437 $490K
Indiana 1,613 7,235 $479K
South Carolina 1,414 6,553 $412K
Kansas 1,293 6,544 $404K
Minnesota 1,497 6,335 $505K
Michigan 1,807 6,102 $475K
Arizona 1,503 5,791 $394K
Washington 1,427 5,752 $382K
Nebraska 870 4,969 $284K
Oklahoma 1,109 4,839 $304K
Oregon 1,005 4,241 $264K
New Jersey 1,026 4,000 $284K
Massachusetts 797 3,388 $233K
Colorado 738 3,181 $195K
Nevada 651 2,424 $193K
Maryland 641 2,311 $174K
New Mexico 564 2,279 $150K
Connecticut 516 2,249 $148K
South Dakota 374 2,037 $130K
Idaho 393 1,615 $105K
West Virginia 325 1,561 $99.2K
Montana 311 1,505 $91.5K
Utah 332 1,390 $87.1K
North Dakota 249 1,389 $84.5K
New Hampshire 247 1,015 $64.7K
Delaware 292 978 $86.4K
Hawaii 204 965 $51.2K
Maine 259 932 $61.5K
Vermont 200 891 $52.5K
Rhode Island 151 764 $41.4K
Wyoming 154 718 $47K
Alaska 44 154 $9,814
District of Columbia 37 133 $6,539
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 TAZTIA XT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROGER WILLIAMS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled116

TUPELO

Mississippi

DONALD CONERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

PETAL

Mississippi

JON PEACOCK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled109

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

KAMAL SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

RUSSELLVILLE

Kentucky

PAUL BARBER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

STORM LAKE

Iowa

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

IMRAN VIRK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled82

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KENNETH ZICHAL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

ELKADER

Iowa

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

JOCELYN KATES FNPC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled79

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled78

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

DAN MARTIN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled76

CAMDEN

Arkansas

CHRISTOPHER HARDIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

COOPER MCINTOSH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

OXFORD

Mississippi

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

SCOTT SEXTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOSE ECHEVERRIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

HARLAN

Kentucky

BENJAMIN NESSEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

ROCKFORD

Illinois

MICHAEL BRODER D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled70

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LESLIE MEZEI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled69

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

STEPHEN VANCE

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

DILLON

South Carolina

WILLIAM RAWLINGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

KEITH KOPEC MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled66

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

KENNETH BORTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled66

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

THOMAS MILKO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

GRAYSVILLE

Alabama