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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 »


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Top prescribers for BENAZEPRIL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DUNG TRINH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled621

MISSION VIEJO

California

RONALD WALTERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled608

PINEHURST

North Carolina

ROMEO CASTILLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled608

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

MARIA HERNANDEZ M D

General Practice

Claims Filled606

PICO RIVERA

California

ROGER TROXEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled602

WALNUT RIDGE

Arkansas

LAZARO ALONSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled594

VAN NUYS

California

JOSE LARA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled587

BELL

California

JOSE BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled586

SANGER

California

LUIS PANNOCCHIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled585

NEW TAZEWELL

Tennessee

ROBERT BARRETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled582

FORT WORTH

Texas

NEAL DUHON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled579

RAYNE

Louisiana

BARBARA LEBRON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled578

TORRANCE

California

BEATRIZ TORRADO - RIDGLEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled576

DOWNEY

California

KAMAL SHAMASH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled567

DALY CITY

California

WILLIAM CONWAY M.D., F.A.C.P.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

CECELIA PACHECO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled566

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

OMAR PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled566

EL MONTE

California

ERLINDA DY M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled565

PANORAMA CITY

California

GEORGE HARRIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled561

SPRINGVILLE

Alabama

JOSEPH MICELI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled560

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled560

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

ROBERT VAZQUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled556

SAN FRANCISCO

California

TEIGHA RANDOLPH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

KINSTON

North Carolina

ROBERT PARTOVY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled551

SAN FERNANDO

California

MOHAMMED KHAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled548

MEMPHIS

Tennessee