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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.85M
Medicare Part D Claims
$36.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 918,801 $10.3M
Florida 214,977 $2.42M
Texas 167,648 $1.99M
Tennessee 156,999 $1.64M
North Carolina 133,540 $1.54M
Georgia 112,381 $1.24M
Illinois 95,690 $1.09M
Louisiana 90,526 $873K
Pennsylvania 89,916 $1.11M
South Carolina 89,366 $978K
New York 82,460 $1.05M
Alabama 74,865 $728K
Ohio 67,927 $795K
Iowa 60,920 $536K
Missouri 56,303 $603K
Kentucky 55,968 $626K
Indiana 55,596 $693K
Virginia 55,577 $653K
Mississippi 50,076 $482K
Wisconsin 49,999 $645K
Michigan 43,497 $607K
Washington 41,588 $527K
Arizona 40,342 $472K
Arkansas 35,316 $324K
Kansas 32,895 $363K
Nebraska 32,291 $311K
Oklahoma 30,993 $372K
New Jersey 27,567 $346K
Nevada 26,570 $307K
Oregon 24,943 $259K
West Virginia 21,526 $227K
Colorado 18,043 $204K
Minnesota 17,777 $200K
Connecticut 17,544 $208K
Puerto Rico 17,224 $148K
Utah 16,833 $176K
Maryland 14,865 $218K
New Mexico 13,587 $167K
Idaho 12,093 $143K
Montana 11,260 $130K
South Dakota 10,583 $116K
Massachusetts 9,858 $117K
North Dakota 7,206 $86.7K
Maine 7,195 $108K
New Hampshire 6,412 $89.8K
Rhode Island 6,398 $58.3K
Hawaii 3,957 $54.4K
Delaware 3,273 $49.3K
Wyoming 2,871 $35.6K
Vermont 1,903 $24.8K
Alaska 1,409 $17.2K
District of Columbia 1,105 $13.2K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BENAZEPRIL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled1,467

SUN VALLEY

California

GUIDO ABELLERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,180

STOCKTON

California

ROBERT WIELENGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,138

DOWNEY

California

SAMUEL BOLIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,092

SAN BERNARDINO

California

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled980

TAMPA

Florida

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled938

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

PAUL PORTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled934

PORTLAND

Tennessee

OSCAR ZAMBRANO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled890

BELL

California

FERNANDA HEITOR M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled885

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

GEORGE VILLANUEVA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled860

PERRIS

California

STEVE JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled852

JASPER

Alabama

JOSEPH EIPE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled847

SUN VALLEY

California

DANIEL DOMINGUEZ M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled845

EL MONTE

California

RAGHUANTH REDDY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled824

STOCKTON

California

JESUS CARLOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled772

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES WALLACE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled766

DILLON

South Carolina

TOMAS SEVILLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled764

LOS ANGELES

California

ANTONIO TAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled763

MORENO VALLEY

California

THOMAS MCKNIGHT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled751

FREMONT

Nebraska

JAIRO MARIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled747

ORANGE

California

ELEANORA DUKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled746

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

HARDING YOUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled740

LYNWOOD

California

MICHAEL LINK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled733

KISSIMMEE

Florida

VIJAYKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled730

DELANO

California

RON YAMANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled729

GARDENA

California