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Prescriber Checkup » BENAZEPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

471K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 102,075 $1.7M
Florida 43,058 $784K
Texas 41,681 $832K
North Carolina 38,752 $675K
Georgia 32,227 $540K
Tennessee 32,198 $581K
Illinois 22,272 $407K
Pennsylvania 22,229 $402K
Alabama 20,269 $307K
New York 19,214 $344K
South Carolina 18,636 $333K
Louisiana 18,032 $295K
Ohio 16,542 $327K
Iowa 13,237 $201K
Virginia 12,934 $257K
Indiana 12,875 $286K
Wisconsin 12,583 $263K
Kentucky 11,546 $229K
Mississippi 11,228 $168K
Michigan 10,902 $247K
Missouri 10,457 $186K
Washington 8,311 $182K
Kansas 7,636 $158K
Oklahoma 7,406 $146K
Nebraska 7,259 $119K
Arkansas 6,920 $111K
Arizona 5,864 $122K
New Jersey 5,772 $114K
Nevada 5,247 $97K
Oregon 4,746 $90K
Utah 4,680 $102K
West Virginia 4,532 $77.7K
Colorado 3,940 $86.8K
Minnesota 3,518 $69.4K
Connecticut 3,451 $66.9K
Maryland 3,042 $74.3K
Puerto Rico 2,941 $41.4K
Idaho 2,839 $59K
South Dakota 2,558 $46.6K
New Mexico 2,554 $54.4K
Montana 2,355 $47.9K
North Dakota 2,277 $42.3K
Massachusetts 1,780 $30.6K
Maine 1,342 $30.3K
New Hampshire 1,131 $23.1K
Rhode Island 1,027 $16K
Hawaii 770 $14.5K
Delaware 668 $17.6K
Wyoming 571 $11.4K
Vermont 315 $6,534
District of Columbia 314 $5,576
Alaska 109 $2,690
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-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT DUNAVANT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

BOLIVAR

Tennessee

MARGARET SIMPSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

BRYAN LEBEAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

LAWRENCE LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

METAIRIE

Louisiana

WILLIAM BOHLKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

BROOKLET

Georgia

ROBERT LEWIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

WOODVILLE

Mississippi

SEAN LYND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JAMES WAKEFIELD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

RENSSELAER

Indiana

JAMES GOODRICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

NEW YORK

New York

RAASHID ASHRAF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ALFONZO STAKLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

CARSON

California

JACQUELYN LACERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

CORONA

California

HANS KWAKU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

GUSTAVO CALLEROS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

PASADENA

California

HORACE DAVIS D.O

General Practice

Claims Filled144

ALBION

Michigan

MICHAEL ROACH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled143

LA MIRADA

California

HENRY LEWIS M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled143

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

PRADEEP KAMBOJ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

TULARE

California

CYRIAC MADATHIKUNNEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

SELMA

Alabama

ANIL MODI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

LAGRANGE

Georgia

MICHAEL HARTWIG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

PERRY

Oklahoma

ESSAM ESKANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

CHADBOURN

North Carolina

CHARLES BOLICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

BRISTOL

Tennessee

CLIFTON LATTING M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled141

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

GUY FASCIANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

DURYEA

Pennsylvania