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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
MARK SHELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WINNFIELD

Louisiana

GREGORY BEVELS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MICHAEL MONTGOMERY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

MARK LI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WHEATON

Maryland

JULIE ALVAREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

WADE JORDAN M..D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

GREGORY SULLIVAN M.D., F.A.C.C., P.A.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

CLIFTON

New Jersey

NICHOLAS CACCAVO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT EDMONSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

DALLAS

Texas

PATRICIA MCCAW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ELDRIDGE

Iowa

JESUS MENENDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled55

MIAMI

Florida

BRADFORD CARPER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WARRENSBURG

Missouri

KATHRYN SEXSON ANP, FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled55

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

SWARNA VARMA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled55

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

BARRY SCANLAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

GASTONIA

North Carolina

JAMES GREENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN FRANCISCO

California

XANTHE VICTORIA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled55

BELLFLOWER

California

BERTHA OLAZABAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH MORMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MARK BRUNE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

MINDEN

Nevada

NORMAN LEPOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

BEVERLY HILLS

California

DAVID BROWN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

YUNG CHUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

LOS ANGELES

California

MEHRDAD ARIANI

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled55

NORTHRIDGE

California

SAM STEA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

MONTOURSVILLE

Pennsylvania