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DIOVAN

Diovan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

6.42M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 50 of 3238

$1.23B
Retail Cost

Rank: 12 of 3238

1,036,717
Patients

Rank: 79 of 3238

240,407
Prescribers

Rank: 80 of 3238

User Reviews of DIOVAN »

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

55%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 146,087 894,530 $174M
New York 97,409 589,608 $114M
Florida 80,284 448,552 $86M
Texas 75,416 433,376 $86M
Pennsylvania 62,597 400,453 $72.4M
New Jersey 55,411 291,657 $60.8M
Illinois 39,548 249,637 $47.4M
Ohio 37,331 228,204 $44M
North Carolina 30,207 199,939 $34.3M
Georgia 28,978 190,613 $33.2M
Massachusetts 24,547 149,875 $30.6M
Louisiana 20,456 143,884 $23.3M
Tennessee 21,500 136,581 $25M
Virginia 22,333 135,199 $25.7M
Indiana 20,035 113,481 $22.7M
Connecticut 19,416 112,287 $22.9M
Missouri 16,608 111,926 $19.4M
Kentucky 16,521 106,841 $19.4M
South Carolina 16,963 106,598 $18.8M
Arizona 18,979 94,985 $21.3M
Michigan 18,624 92,939 $21.3M
Mississippi 12,447 91,528 $14M
Wisconsin 14,908 91,004 $18.2M
Alabama 13,821 87,452 $15.8M
Maryland 14,194 71,676 $16.3M
Arkansas 9,315 67,519 $10.8M
Oklahoma 11,366 66,017 $13.2M
Minnesota 10,951 60,490 $13.3M
Washington 10,287 60,384 $12.4M
Iowa 7,482 54,085 $8.79M
West Virginia 7,527 46,806 $8.52M
Colorado 7,203 39,958 $8.07M
Kansas 5,603 37,448 $6.42M
Oregon 6,517 35,400 $7.67M
Nebraska 4,532 33,985 $5.28M
Rhode Island 4,344 31,385 $5.14M
Maine 4,810 24,587 $5.86M
Delaware 5,619 24,180 $6.43M
New Mexico 4,323 22,957 $4.96M
Hawaii 3,493 22,515 $4.2M
New Hampshire 3,768 21,077 $4.32M
Nevada 4,311 20,836 $4.65M
Utah 3,409 18,003 $3.65M
South Dakota 1,921 14,038 $2.24M
Idaho 2,472 13,354 $2.63M
North Dakota 2,004 12,902 $2.32M
Montana 1,909 12,132 $2.21M
District of Columbia 2,096 11,571 $2.14M
Vermont 1,338 7,799 $1.65M
Alaska 1,116 7,355 $1.28M
Wyoming 845 4,854 $891K
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 DIOVAN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,808

CHICAGO

Illinois

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,709

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,651

GLENDALE

California

JAROSLAV GOLDMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,439

CHICAGO

Illinois

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled1,390

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,364

LOS ANGELES

California

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,336

BROOKLYN

New York

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,309

ALHAMBRA

California

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,299

GLENDALE

California

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,296

GLENDALE

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,175

ROSEMEAD

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,165

LOS ANGELES

California

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,151

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

GARDEN GROVE

California

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,135

NEW YORK

New York

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,117

MONTEREY PARK

California

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,104

LOS ANGELES

California

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,079

UNION CITY

New Jersey

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,061

SAN GABRIEL

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,061

GLENDALE

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,008

NEW YORK

New York

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled999

GLENDALE

California

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled938

GLENDALE

California

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled937

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled933

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania