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DIOVAN HCT

Diovan HCT 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 2013

486K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 340 of 3238

$101M
Retail Cost

Rank: 210 of 3238

151,106
Patients

Rank: 330 of 3238

77,687
Prescribers

Rank: 294 of 3238

User Reviews of DIOVAN HCT »

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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

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 21,997 67,749 $13.5M
New York 14,830 51,079 $10.6M
Florida 12,543 43,365 $9.08M
Texas 12,137 37,543 $8.21M
New Jersey 10,601 33,307 $7.76M
Pennsylvania 6,490 21,458 $4.23M
North Carolina 5,408 19,009 $3.58M
Georgia 5,431 18,206 $3.47M
Illinois 4,808 15,072 $3.34M
Ohio 4,524 14,568 $3.18M
Louisiana 4,199 13,561 $2.42M
Mississippi 3,904 11,419 $1.91M
Virginia 3,251 10,587 $2.16M
Tennessee 3,024 9,867 $1.98M
South Carolina 3,126 9,222 $1.76M
Indiana 2,403 7,712 $1.75M
Alabama 2,233 6,942 $1.35M
Connecticut 2,334 6,850 $1.74M
Kentucky 2,129 6,609 $1.33M
Missouri 2,186 6,561 $1.28M
Maryland 1,878 5,628 $1.43M
Arkansas 1,859 5,376 $931K
Michigan 1,773 5,067 $1.19M
Wisconsin 1,681 4,806 $1.1M
Oklahoma 1,766 4,753 $1.06M
Arizona 1,368 4,362 $1.15M
Massachusetts 1,090 3,299 $771K
West Virginia 1,070 3,101 $632K
Iowa 821 2,774 $523K
Colorado 800 2,566 $601K
Washington 888 2,503 $558K
Kansas 758 2,446 $467K
Nebraska 657 2,161 $396K
Nevada 499 1,738 $400K
Minnesota 651 1,710 $413K
Rhode Island 389 1,463 $300K
Oregon 477 1,377 $316K
Delaware 514 1,320 $374K
Utah 484 1,269 $287K
District of Columbia 341 1,063 $240K
New Mexico 375 1,017 $221K
Idaho 315 862 $189K
Hawaii 217 841 $165K
Montana 241 783 $153K
New Hampshire 243 752 $178K
North Dakota 267 727 $158K
South Dakota 236 637 $126K
Maine 186 564 $154K
Alaska 86 381 $62.4K
Vermont 172 380 $97.1K
Wyoming 75 223 $47.3K
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 DIOVAN HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

GLENDALE

California

MEHRAN KHORSANDI M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

LOS ANGELES

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

BROOKLYN

New York

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

LOS ANGELES

California

JANE KAUFFMAN M,D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled143

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

LOS ANGELES

California

KATHERINA CANALES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled142

NEWARK

New Jersey

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

UNION CITY

New Jersey

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ARSINE BARSEGYAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

GLENDALE

California

ZARINE TER-POGHOSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

BURBANK

California

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

NORCROSS

Georgia

ASYA BENIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

BROOKLYN

New York

NARINE ARUTYOUNIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

GLENDALE

California

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled131

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

MCALLEN

Texas

PETER KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

ANNANDALE

Virginia

MOHAMMAD CHAUDHRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

UNION CITY

New Jersey

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled127

LAREDO

Texas

ENRIQUE HUERTAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

MIAMI

Florida

REYNALDA DEGUZMAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled125

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

RICARDO MACHADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled125

HIALEAH

Florida

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled124

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled124

MIAMI

Florida