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AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Norvasc (Amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing your heart rate and relaxing your blood vessels. Your heart gets more oxygen and doesn't have to work as hard to pump, which can relieve chest pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Amlodipine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

39.9M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 3 of 3393

$269M
Retail Cost

Rank: 123 of 3393

7,790,012
Patients

Rank: 3 of 3393

483,883
Prescribers

Rank: 14 of 3393

More info on related drug Amlodipine »

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

29.5M

2012

33.3M

2013

35.9M

2014

38.2M

2015

38M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$299M

2012

$329M

2013

$299M

2014

$264M

2015

$256M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$57

2012

$54

2013

$45

2014

$36

2015

$33

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 863,391 4,049,869 $30.9M
Florida 642,556 2,922,353 $18.5M
New York 544,568 2,868,587 $17M
Texas 539,812 2,477,143 $16.7M
Pennsylvania 362,756 1,973,040 $12.3M
Ohio 326,353 1,648,778 $12.5M
North Carolina 283,511 1,533,649 $9.8M
Georgia 267,177 1,484,176 $7.87M
Illinois 285,197 1,381,541 $11M
Michigan 269,030 1,206,170 $9.69M
New Jersey 233,321 1,086,050 $8.52M
Tennessee 203,767 1,024,322 $7.13M
Missouri 175,089 953,638 $5.68M
Virginia 182,155 914,799 $7M
Indiana 180,772 873,584 $6.7M
Massachusetts 165,962 859,651 $5.02M
Louisiana 150,190 834,497 $4.71M
South Carolina 150,930 799,177 $5.26M
Kentucky 132,119 748,469 $4.7M
Alabama 153,851 742,454 $4.5M
Arizona 145,552 625,182 $4.81M
Mississippi 102,482 615,471 $2.81M
Wisconsin 131,270 606,855 $4.83M
Washington 123,609 557,111 $4M
Maryland 129,894 556,994 $4.59M
Minnesota 115,523 522,995 $4.3M
Arkansas 85,568 507,869 $2.47M
Connecticut 93,897 446,241 $3.59M
Iowa 78,809 418,057 $2.19M
Oklahoma 84,658 411,571 $2.88M
Oregon 82,066 377,453 $2.36M
Colorado 82,934 362,812 $2.86M
Kansas 67,559 359,893 $2.21M
West Virginia 52,150 281,198 $1.72M
Nevada 61,584 264,522 $1.91M
Nebraska 44,832 253,373 $1.24M
Rhode Island 31,156 182,062 $954K
New Mexico 39,234 172,464 $1.38M
Utah 35,123 146,547 $1.06M
Maine 32,469 136,396 $1.15M
Hawaii 31,026 133,239 $1.14M
Idaho 29,707 131,061 $830K
New Hampshire 28,035 128,998 $1.02M
South Dakota 19,756 103,588 $559K
Delaware 25,335 99,798 $1.08M
North Dakota 18,593 97,049 $626K
Montana 19,351 91,202 $582K
District of Columbia 17,438 80,197 $542K
Vermont 11,681 49,847 $363K
Wyoming 8,369 38,214 $254K
Alaska 5,451 26,611 $245K
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled12,576

TUCKER

Georgia

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.,P.C.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled5,641

SMYRNA

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,269

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,916

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled4,151

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled4,061

DUBLIN

Georgia

MICHAEL SATCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,805

ALBANY

Georgia

GUIDO RING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,751

CORDELE

Georgia

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,681

FLUSHING

New York

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,550

LOS ANGELES

California

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled3,447

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ASHIR WAHAB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,428

LYNWOOD

Illinois

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,284

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,222

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,218

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,146

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MARCEL FILART MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,087

LOS ANGELES

California

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,075

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,038

NEW YORK

New York

WYATT BLAKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,030

MONTICELLO

Georgia

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,989

ROYSTON

Georgia

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,976

LOS ANGELES

California

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,972

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,963

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,894

BEECH GROVE

Indiana