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BENAZEPRIL HCL

Benazepril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Benazepril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

3.55M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 90 of 3238

$39.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 434 of 3238

644,958
Patients

Rank: 119 of 3238

178,159
Prescribers

Rank: 124 of 3238

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

61%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 164,823 938,062 $9.97M
Florida 47,246 234,519 $2.87M
Texas 38,967 194,478 $2.19M
Tennessee 31,178 172,813 $1.8M
North Carolina 27,531 158,484 $1.64M
Georgia 21,333 125,020 $1.32M
New York 21,018 109,262 $1.35M
Pennsylvania 18,670 104,824 $1.19M
Illinois 19,767 102,501 $1.21M
Louisiana 16,554 99,529 $933K
South Carolina 17,352 94,895 $1.06M
Alabama 13,765 81,274 $726K
Ohio 16,431 81,157 $926K
Indiana 13,593 66,825 $814K
Virginia 11,938 62,890 $714K
Missouri 10,869 62,501 $673K
Iowa 10,251 62,082 $541K
Kentucky 10,572 60,723 $607K
Michigan 14,513 60,026 $798K
Wisconsin 11,296 56,933 $758K
Mississippi 8,192 52,558 $452K
Arizona 10,571 46,407 $595K
Washington 9,346 43,958 $531K
New Jersey 9,579 41,687 $584K
Arkansas 6,189 38,930 $341K
Kansas 6,331 35,033 $365K
Nebraska 5,824 34,868 $331K
Oklahoma 6,437 32,510 $365K
Nevada 5,888 27,242 $325K
Oregon 4,936 24,296 $261K
Connecticut 4,781 22,683 $304K
West Virginia 3,968 22,491 $233K
Colorado 4,557 21,243 $254K
Maryland 4,507 19,085 $273K
Utah 3,999 18,520 $215K
Minnesota 3,570 16,644 $181K
Massachusetts 2,596 12,887 $157K
New Mexico 2,602 12,791 $148K
Idaho 2,479 12,087 $130K
Montana 2,010 10,569 $109K
South Dakota 1,800 10,379 $110K
Maine 1,807 7,984 $130K
Rhode Island 1,238 7,879 $78.8K
New Hampshire 1,587 7,451 $107K
North Dakota 1,194 7,048 $71.8K
Delaware 1,305 5,047 $93.1K
Hawaii 999 4,909 $55.3K
Wyoming 574 2,872 $36.3K
Vermont 438 2,002 $28.7K
Alaska 301 1,563 $15.9K
District of Columbia 323 1,544 $18.1K
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 BENAZEPRIL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHANNON WHITTEN M.S.,NP-C, APRN,BC,

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

DUC PHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MISSION VIEJO

California

MARIO OCHOA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMA

California

CARLO FERRARONE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

JOSEPH DEVITO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MASSAPEQUA

New York

PETER NICIFOROS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RANCHO CUCAMONGA

California

JAMES LANGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BEATA STYKA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALOS HEIGHTS

Illinois

STEVEN STEWART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TUCKER

Georgia

TERRENCE MOORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DENTON

Texas

DAVID CHILDS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROME

Georgia

CHARLES VERMONT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PRESCOTT

Arkansas

RONALD GELLES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI SPRINGS

Florida

MICHAEL CAMP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONROE

North Carolina

ROBERT KAHNK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROKEN BOW

Nebraska

ELIAS DALLOUL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

WENDELL WELLS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCKINGHAM

North Carolina

LUIS BENALCAZAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

WILLIAM HANCOCK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TIFTON

Georgia

GARY DUMONTIER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

Missouri

RAGHAVENDRA VEERAPANENI M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

Illinois

JIMMY BOZEMAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Arkansas

NICHOLAS KIM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

JOSEPH LIVERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

FREDERICK CARROLL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT VERNON

Ohio