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DIOVAN HCT

VALSARTAN/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Diovan Hct (Valsartan / Hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination medicine. Valsartan (an angiotensin receptor blocker) lowers blood pressure by making blood vessels relax. Hydrochlorothiazide (a diuretic or water pill) lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing extra fluid from your body. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

51.7K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 820 of 3395

$17.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 754 of 3395

11,126
Patients

Rank: 908 of 3395

11,106
Prescribers

Rank: 785 of 3395

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63%

of people say

it's worth it

52%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Zestoretic Benicar HCT

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

4.01M

2011

3.11M

2012

486K

2013

80K

2014

51.7K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$614M

2011

$573M

2012

$101M

2013

$21.4M

2014

$17.5M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$302

2011

$270

2012

$209

2013

$294

2014

$382

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,443 6,676 $2.36M
California 1,280 6,448 $1.95M
Florida 1,020 4,606 $1.56M
New Jersey 1,063 4,519 $1.85M
Texas 726 3,229 $1.05M
Pennsylvania 619 2,862 $978K
Georgia 363 1,888 $565K
Ohio 389 1,662 $587K
North Carolina 377 1,647 $528K
Illinois 339 1,560 $537K
South Carolina 242 1,076 $350K
Virginia 223 1,055 $363K
Connecticut 234 914 $362K
Tennessee 162 846 $267K
Louisiana 172 791 $245K
Indiana 175 701 $254K
Michigan 164 686 $273K
Maryland 155 638 $248K
Kentucky 120 621 $198K
Alabama 142 602 $216K
Wisconsin 128 593 $198K
Arizona 129 573 $232K
Massachusetts 123 526 $198K
Missouri 102 415 $127K
Oklahoma 82 392 $122K
Mississippi 104 381 $96.8K
Colorado 78 296 $102K
West Virginia 54 262 $86.9K
Minnesota 60 243 $95.9K
Arkansas 43 240 $68.9K
Nevada 41 215 $74.9K
Iowa 47 212 $56.2K
Washington 41 209 $74.4K
Oregon 48 201 $74.9K
Delaware 63 195 $80.5K
District of Columbia 38 166 $49.8K
Kansas 37 146 $40.8K
New Hampshire 26 142 $51.9K
Hawaii 27 139 $46.5K
New Mexico 26 138 $44.8K
Rhode Island 26 115 $42.2K
Montana 15 92 $28.4K
Utah 21 84 $29.5K
Maine 16 78 $25.5K
Nebraska 21 69 $23.7K
South Dakota 11 63 $22.5K
Idaho 14 54 $14K
North Dakota 44 $14.2K
Vermont 43 $14.5K
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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