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TEKTURNA

Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a renin inhibitor. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

410K
Medicare Part D Claims
$80.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 94,064 $11.4M
Florida 52,253 $6.62M
New York 50,119 $6.33M
Texas 43,391 $5.81M
Ohio 28,395 $3.85M
Pennsylvania 26,088 $3.13M
New Jersey 25,147 $3.36M
North Carolina 23,803 $2.74M
Georgia 21,373 $2.5M
Illinois 21,005 $2.68M
Kentucky 20,927 $2.64M
South Carolina 18,480 $2.19M
Tennessee 15,923 $1.93M
Louisiana 15,244 $1.79M
Missouri 13,872 $1.6M
Indiana 13,737 $1.79M
Virginia 13,298 $1.68M
Alabama 10,744 $1.26M
Michigan 9,609 $1.41M
Puerto Rico 9,327 $1.02M
Oklahoma 9,291 $1.25M
Arizona 8,758 $1.25M
Arkansas 7,789 $883K
Maryland 7,348 $1.17M
West Virginia 7,117 $905K
Kansas 6,961 $839K
Mississippi 6,911 $773K
Connecticut 6,391 $894K
Wisconsin 4,931 $625K
Iowa 4,775 $538K
Nebraska 4,333 $478K
Hawaii 3,678 $479K
Colorado 3,375 $457K
Utah 3,215 $430K
Washington 2,802 $372K
Oregon 2,787 $371K
Massachusetts 2,463 $332K
Nevada 2,449 $370K
Idaho 2,262 $291K
Rhode Island 2,243 $253K
Minnesota 2,203 $308K
South Dakota 1,395 $169K
Montana 1,302 $161K
New Mexico 1,229 $170K
Delaware 951 $165K
Maine 892 $130K
District of Columbia 827 $100K
Alaska 728 $92.2K
New Hampshire 660 $88.5K
Wyoming 652 $80.9K
North Dakota 580 $72K
Vermont 288 $36.9K
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 TEKTURNA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL DARMADI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

VANDALIA

Illinois

RAJENDRA BELLAM M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

DUNNELLON

Florida

SHAHID HUSSAIN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled228

EL CENTRO

California

URI GUEFEN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled228

CALEXICO

California

JAMES TRAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled227

WESTMINSTER

California

LUIS GONZALEZ M.D., F.A.C.C.

Specialist

Claims Filled226

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

GERARDO POLANCO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

VEN CHIANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled223

VALDOSTA

Georgia

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled223

SAN GABRIEL

California

RAMON DELMONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

NEW YORK

New York

CHAN MA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled223

NEW YORK

New York

EDUARD DUDUKGIAN MD

Surgery

Claims Filled222

LOS ANGELES

California

MIN CHA M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled222

LOS ANGELES

California

LAINA FEINSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL GOMENDOZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

CORALVILLE

Iowa

CATHY PORTER APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled218

LUGOFF

South Carolina

JOSE SANTANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled218

GUTTENBERG

New Jersey

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled216

MODESTO

California

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

NIXA

Missouri

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

NORWALK

California

GLENN MORRIS DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled216

RICHMOND

Kentucky

JULIO SCHWARZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled213

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

ERNEST BAGNER

General Practice

Claims Filled210

HOLLYWOOD

California