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DILTIAZEM HCL

Diltiazem 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 Diltiazem

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

60.3K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 782 of 3395

$8.16M
Retail Cost

Rank: 982 of 3395

16,907
Patients

Rank: 785 of 3395

16,212
Prescribers

Rank: 677 of 3395

More info on related drug Diltiazem »

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52%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

29K

2011

64.4K

2012

80.3K

2013

76.3K

2014

60.3K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.76M

2011

$8.5M

2012

$11.2M

2013

$10.8M

2014

$8.16M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$118

2011

$157

2012

$152

2013

$120

2014

$108

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 1,411 5,365 $716K
Florida 1,304 4,345 $551K
New York 1,191 3,892 $584K
California 985 3,400 $456K
North Carolina 735 2,933 $334K
Pennsylvania 810 2,856 $407K
Illinois 709 2,727 $387K
New Jersey 735 2,570 $375K
Michigan 778 2,399 $389K
Ohio 597 2,195 $320K
South Carolina 511 2,180 $255K
Indiana 564 2,054 $270K
Georgia 505 1,927 $239K
Missouri 442 1,639 $195K
Alabama 438 1,564 $205K
Maryland 408 1,344 $211K
Oklahoma 330 1,204 $168K
Connecticut 356 1,164 $171K
Massachusetts 313 1,155 $148K
Louisiana 298 1,131 $141K
Tennessee 343 1,120 $141K
Virginia 288 1,091 $137K
Arizona 329 972 $122K
Kentucky 243 931 $131K
Wisconsin 252 870 $127K
Arkansas 165 640 $68.5K
Delaware 193 570 $97.7K
Mississippi 151 550 $57.7K
Washington 182 504 $66.1K
Colorado 151 491 $67.7K
Nevada 116 415 $55.7K
Oregon 132 404 $56.4K
Kansas 118 393 $52.5K
West Virginia 86 322 $49.3K
Nebraska 90 275 $34.9K
Minnesota 106 260 $49K
Iowa 84 248 $31K
New Mexico 73 231 $31K
New Hampshire 64 187 $26K
Utah 56 183 $29.3K
Rhode Island 42 175 $18.5K
Hawaii 47 169 $25.2K
District of Columbia 49 162 $21.4K
Maine 59 158 $28.8K
Idaho 49 155 $23.7K
Alaska 16 132 $10.1K
Montana 20 74 $10.1K
North Dakota 23 71 $8,590
South Dakota 22 65 $9,820
Vermont 20 44 $9,221
Wyoming 11 35 $3,734
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 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 MATZIM LA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MOUSTAFA MOUSTAFA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina