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DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

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 2016

1.31M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 202 of 3393

$41.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 518 of 3393

297,685
Patients

Rank: 236 of 3393

139,171
Prescribers

Rank: 188 of 3393

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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

1.71M

2012

1.92M

2013

1.88M

2014

1.87M

2015

1.31M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$70.3M

2012

$83.2M

2013

$86M

2014

$66.6M

2015

$41.7M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$187

2012

$199

2013

$202

2014

$161

2015

$140

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 23,127 107,802 $3.11M
New York 24,139 104,344 $3.66M
California 22,071 94,600 $3.27M
North Carolina 14,787 77,877 $2.17M
Florida 16,144 61,485 $2.3M
Ohio 14,231 61,320 $2.06M
Texas 12,872 50,147 $1.72M
New Jersey 11,562 49,068 $1.69M
Missouri 9,912 47,534 $1.35M
Illinois 9,736 44,011 $1.49M
Michigan 12,402 44,008 $1.36M
Tennessee 8,892 40,241 $1.16M
Georgia 6,455 35,142 $1.01M
Kentucky 5,679 29,038 $697K
Iowa 6,694 27,240 $766K
Virginia 6,022 24,848 $797K
Massachusetts 5,831 24,288 $727K
Alabama 5,320 23,836 $673K
Washington 5,418 20,923 $779K
Wisconsin 5,369 20,439 $811K
Louisiana 4,247 19,949 $485K
South Carolina 4,205 19,872 $606K
Indiana 4,709 19,718 $697K
Arkansas 3,487 16,907 $396K
Mississippi 3,144 16,809 $372K
Oklahoma 3,801 16,564 $531K
Kansas 3,333 16,464 $428K
Minnesota 4,224 16,038 $479K
Connecticut 4,380 15,387 $577K
West Virginia 2,777 13,048 $351K
Maryland 3,745 11,390 $451K
Arizona 3,725 11,261 $630K
Oregon 2,763 9,921 $350K
Colorado 2,687 9,678 $401K
Nebraska 1,888 9,388 $222K
Maine 2,303 8,479 $424K
South Dakota 1,331 5,850 $139K
Idaho 1,340 5,642 $177K
Utah 1,314 4,844 $190K
New Mexico 1,203 4,783 $169K
Rhode Island 1,073 4,367 $131K
North Dakota 994 4,305 $118K
New Hampshire 1,163 4,264 $196K
Montana 946 4,109 $110K
Nevada 1,078 3,559 $160K
Vermont 914 2,962 $128K
Hawaii 536 1,871 $76.1K
Delaware 587 1,813 $85K
Alaska 324 1,791 $45.2K
Wyoming 417 1,765 $56.7K
District of Columbia 428 1,283 $53.7K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

LOS ANGELES

California

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled432

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled423

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

STANLEY LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled390

SAN GABRIEL

California

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled386

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ILDEFONSO MAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled358

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled355

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

SAN GABRIEL

California

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled333

NEW YORK

New York

CARLOS SALGADO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled308

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled303

ROSEMEAD

California

CONSTANCE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled290

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled279

LOS ANGELES

California

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled276

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled273

SANTA CRUZ

California

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled273

CULLMAN

Alabama

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled263

DUBLIN

Georgia

PRABHAKARA TUKIVAKALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

HELENA

Arkansas

DAVE RINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

GREENSBORO

Georgia

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled260

CALHOUN

Georgia

BRANISLAV SCHIFFERDECKER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled258

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

TONGANOXIE

Kansas