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FLOMAX

TAMSULOSIN HCL

Flomax (Tamsulosin) is an alpha-1 blocker. It specifically targets and relaxes muscles in your prostate, which makes it easier to urinate. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tamsulosin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

27.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 976 of 3362

$9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 845 of 3362

7,416
Patients

Rank: 1004 of 3362

7,084
Prescribers

Rank: 923 of 3362

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62%

of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,048 4,687 $1.61M
California 1,300 4,158 $1.31M
Florida 553 1,811 $609K
New Jersey 433 1,603 $665K
Pennsylvania 405 1,560 $523K
Texas 427 1,169 $369K
Illinois 207 852 $295K
Ohio 186 666 $255K
Georgia 150 604 $178K
Massachusetts 148 519 $207K
Michigan 144 479 $162K
Arizona 116 448 $137K
Indiana 109 445 $145K
Louisiana 165 444 $104K
Missouri 106 440 $121K
North Carolina 120 433 $145K
Connecticut 116 421 $156K
Wisconsin 105 420 $126K
Tennessee 88 384 $114K
South Carolina 103 383 $120K
Virginia 108 379 $131K
Maryland 84 351 $118K
Washington 90 336 $112K
Alabama 77 310 $77.9K
Kentucky 76 281 $94.2K
Iowa 98 253 $60.7K
Minnesota 79 249 $76.3K
Colorado 54 244 $79K
Hawaii 62 224 $84.8K
Oregon 52 217 $69.8K
Oklahoma 67 194 $53.4K
Arkansas 33 187 $51.2K
West Virginia 47 158 $59.5K
Nevada 37 139 $60.9K
Mississippi 39 127 $31.2K
Maine 41 126 $62K
Montana 26 119 $36K
Kansas 48 117 $26.5K
New Mexico 26 103 $29.4K
Idaho 27 101 $34.4K
New Hampshire 27 96 $33.2K
District of Columbia 15 91 $28.4K
Vermont 14 86 $22.5K
Rhode Island 19 81 $24.8K
Nebraska 14 75 $19.8K
Delaware 27 64 $24.7K
North Dakota 38 $10.3K
South Dakota 34 $10.1K
Utah 13 32 $10.4K
Alaska 17 $8,777
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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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