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Terazosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH), which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. It also is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Terazosin is in a class of medications called alpha-blockers. It relieves the symptoms of BPH by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and prostate. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 444,397 $5.87M
Florida 172,899 $2.13M
New York 121,120 $1.68M
Pennsylvania 105,392 $1.31M
Texas 99,563 $1.21M
Ohio 88,481 $1.11M
Illinois 72,108 $870K
Massachusetts 61,432 $820K
Michigan 59,912 $833K
Tennessee 58,454 $615K
Georgia 58,245 $636K
Arizona 56,672 $782K
North Carolina 53,003 $646K
Missouri 50,062 $567K
Virginia 42,233 $537K
Wisconsin 41,870 $550K
Indiana 40,966 $534K
Minnesota 40,646 $465K
Colorado 40,642 $494K
New Jersey 39,941 $602K
Washington 37,643 $498K
Iowa 36,300 $350K
Alabama 31,882 $316K
Kentucky 30,442 $339K
Arkansas 28,963 $263K
Louisiana 27,944 $263K
Oregon 27,624 $338K
Nevada 26,414 $293K
Oklahoma 26,409 $308K
South Carolina 26,089 $290K
Mississippi 25,573 $236K
Kansas 23,006 $252K
Maryland 22,454 $317K
Connecticut 18,064 $266K
West Virginia 17,684 $198K
Nebraska 17,134 $174K
Hawaii 15,119 $234K
New Mexico 14,945 $185K
Maine 14,600 $241K
Utah 10,284 $120K
Rhode Island 10,209 $126K
Idaho 8,806 $116K
South Dakota 8,139 $81.2K
New Hampshire 8,000 $123K
Montana 6,991 $81.4K
North Dakota 5,413 $58.7K
Vermont 5,200 $77K
Delaware 3,679 $56.1K
Wyoming 3,279 $39.4K
District of Columbia 1,807 $22.8K
Alaska 1,203 $18K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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