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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

294K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 437 of 3238

$49.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 370 of 3238

50,064
Patients

Rank: 519 of 3238

36,485
Prescribers

Rank: 446 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 5,423 31,369 $5.14M
Florida 4,283 22,712 $3.9M
Texas 3,871 21,687 $3.7M
New York 3,547 19,639 $3.49M
Ohio 2,550 14,082 $2.52M
North Carolina 1,841 12,195 $1.79M
Pennsylvania 1,943 12,093 $1.98M
Tennessee 1,603 9,652 $1.52M
Kentucky 1,614 9,623 $1.6M
New Jersey 1,886 9,606 $1.78M
Illinois 1,547 9,295 $1.56M
Michigan 1,919 9,093 $1.93M
Georgia 1,402 8,851 $1.31M
Louisiana 1,223 7,938 $1.16M
Indiana 1,386 7,780 $1.39M
Missouri 1,061 7,128 $1.06M
Alabama 1,088 7,097 $1.06M
South Carolina 1,090 6,477 $1M
Virginia 1,120 6,377 $1.08M
Oklahoma 958 5,274 $931K
Arkansas 634 4,495 $637K
Arizona 857 4,023 $797K
Kansas 573 3,743 $556K
Mississippi 467 3,161 $447K
Maryland 694 3,066 $673K
Connecticut 572 3,026 $563K
Wisconsin 478 2,739 $502K
Iowa 374 2,714 $384K
West Virginia 438 2,629 $429K
Nebraska 352 2,616 $368K
Colorado 381 2,051 $366K
Nevada 379 1,722 $347K
Washington 315 1,712 $303K
Oregon 292 1,681 $291K
Utah 287 1,564 $278K
Massachusetts 255 1,376 $240K
Minnesota 212 1,265 $234K
Idaho 223 1,253 $210K
South Dakota 154 1,096 $156K
Hawaii 162 1,001 $161K
Montana 139 911 $145K
Rhode Island 132 893 $133K
Delaware 169 639 $171K
New Mexico 128 638 $115K
Maine 107 563 $115K
Wyoming 69 417 $66.9K
District of Columbia 67 400 $66.3K
New Hampshire 60 351 $58.7K
Alaska 58 316 $55.9K
North Dakota 49 276 $45.6K
Vermont 30 145 $29.9K
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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