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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
ENRIQUE CHENG - ROBLES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled727

DOWNEY

California

JUAN MONTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled726

WHITTIER

California

SARATH WITANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled724

MORENO VALLEY

California

ROSARIO CECILIO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled714

WHITTIER

California

JOSE CURA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled710

TAMPA

Florida

JOSE ACEVES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled707

WHITTIER

California

JOSE LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled703

CHULA VISTA

California

HEYWOOD GAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled702

MILLEN

Georgia

ZDZISLAUS WANSKI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled700

LOS ANGELES

California

LIAN SOUNG M.D.

Claims Filled696

STOCKTON

California

ERIC WEINER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled696

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

RUSSELL REEVES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled689

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

EDWIN ZEVALLOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

GUSTAVO ALZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled675

LOS ANGELES

California

BRIAN HIGGINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled669

BRUSLY

Louisiana

BOYD HELM

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled666

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

FARRELL MENDELSOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled664

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JASMIN JAVAHERIAN D.O

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled662

ENCINO

California

WAGEH AZER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled645

LOS ANGELES

California

NATALIA BLACK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled642

CARMICHAEL

California

LUIS GALDAMEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled642

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

OMAR MAGANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled640

PICO RIVERA

California

CHARLES OKOYE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled639

LOS ANGELES

California

LEONARD RAWSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled636

DOWNEY

California

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled627

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California