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BENAZEPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

The combination of benazepril and hydrochlorothiazide is used 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. Hydrochlorothiazide is in a class of medications called diuretics ('water pills'). It works by causing the kidneys to get rid of unneeded water and salt from the body into the urine. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

606K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 306 of 3238

$21.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 591 of 3238

115,177
Patients

Rank: 369 of 3238

68,227
Prescribers

Rank: 322 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 18,992 97,294 $3.23M
Texas 8,402 41,641 $1.45M
Florida 8,053 38,955 $1.34M
North Carolina 6,751 38,832 $1.27M
Tennessee 6,043 32,077 $1.08M
Georgia 5,247 30,606 $933K
Pennsylvania 4,007 22,042 $801K
Alabama 3,518 20,318 $642K
New York 3,883 19,619 $702K
Illinois 4,014 19,452 $729K
Louisiana 3,127 17,843 $558K
South Carolina 3,375 17,724 $606K
Ohio 3,403 16,495 $603K
Michigan 3,326 13,668 $574K
Indiana 2,833 13,374 $523K
Iowa 2,089 12,078 $434K
Wisconsin 2,542 12,020 $527K
Virginia 2,347 11,860 $424K
Kentucky 1,985 11,121 $393K
Missouri 1,781 10,106 $347K
Mississippi 1,565 10,080 $288K
Washington 1,578 7,254 $305K
Kansas 1,231 6,745 $252K
New Jersey 1,552 6,705 $272K
Nebraska 1,146 6,579 $232K
Oklahoma 1,271 6,371 $228K
Arkansas 1,006 6,228 $192K
Arizona 1,448 6,047 $232K
Nevada 1,073 4,952 $159K
Utah 985 4,572 $183K
West Virginia 802 4,240 $149K
Oregon 885 4,076 $165K
Colorado 880 3,968 $162K
Connecticut 764 3,521 $133K
Minnesota 706 3,050 $140K
Maryland 718 3,033 $137K
Idaho 571 2,676 $107K
New Mexico 512 2,354 $91.8K
South Dakota 388 2,116 $74.7K
Montana 393 2,040 $77.4K
North Dakota 359 2,032 $75.5K
Massachusetts 364 1,783 $64.2K
Maine 295 1,206 $56.6K
Rhode Island 161 958 $29.1K
New Hampshire 213 956 $38.4K
Delaware 239 954 $43.6K
Hawaii 113 591 $19.3K
Wyoming 92 450 $16.4K
District of Columbia 68 314 $9,246
Vermont 77 290 $13.9K
Alaska 38 159 $6,349
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-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHANIE SARRAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ADEL ABDELSAYED M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled210

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

MICHAEL SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

MOUNT HOLLY

North Carolina

DAWN BERNARD PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled207

LOS ANGELES

California

CLINTON ALLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

CENTRE

Alabama

MICHAEL WULFERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ALTAF ALI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled205

CHINO

California

BRIAN PERRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

CENTRE

Alabama

GERALD SPARKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

HAMMOND

Louisiana

MUHAMMAD SHAHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

AMITE

Louisiana

JOSE CURA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled193

TAMPA

Florida

ARKADY MASSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

HAYWARD

California

DAVID FIESELER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

THOMASTON

Georgia

MYRON ELLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

VANDANA KAMAT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

ALICE

Texas

RAASHID ASHRAF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled190

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROSA REYNAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

NORWALK

California

ROBERT ESTESS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

CLINTON

Mississippi

JEROME KAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

SANTA BARBARA

California

CHARLES LETT M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled186

SELMA

Alabama

DEANNA PRICE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

SAN DIEGO

California

SEAN LYND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

CINCINNATI

Ohio

PAUL DUNN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

EDMONTON

Kentucky

HENRY DIXON M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

SUNIL RAMAPRASAD M.D., F.A.C.C.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled179

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee