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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
GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled631

VAN NUYS

California

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled628

EL CENTRO

California

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled627

NEW YORK

New York

BIN WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled624

FLUSHING

New York

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled623

WOODLAWN

Virginia

DAVID MYERS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled622

METAIRIE

Louisiana

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled622

LOS ANGELES

California

ARTURO ABALOS MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled618

DELANO

California

EMILY CHATSKIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled616

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled615

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

THOMAS TSENG DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled613

MONTEREY PARK

California

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled613

ROSEMEAD

California

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled613

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CARLOS CASAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled605

LAREDO

Texas

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled604

LOS ANGELES

California

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled603

AMERICUS

Georgia

MOUNIR BORNO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled603

LUBBOCK

Texas

YI NGAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled599

FLUSHING

New York

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled596

DALLAS

Texas

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled595

NEW YORK

New York

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled595

GLENDALE

California

EDUARD ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

LINCOLNWOOD

Illinois

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled593

EAGLE PASS

Texas

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled592

LOS ANGELES

California

DENNIS APONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey