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CAPTOPRIL

Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is also used to increase survival after a heart attack, and it is used to treat kidney problems caused by diabetes. This medicine is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

591K
Medicare Part D Claims
$5.14M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Puerto Rico 106,853 $699K
California 76,997 $612K
Florida 63,323 $440K
Texas 42,912 $326K
New York 32,854 $305K
Illinois 25,460 $186K
Pennsylvania 25,199 $209K
Ohio 21,075 $196K
Missouri 18,961 $144K
Arizona 17,934 $138K
Tennessee 15,786 $100K
Louisiana 14,466 $98.5K
North Carolina 14,136 $96.2K
Alabama 13,748 $90.6K
Michigan 13,325 $97.3K
Virginia 12,643 $98.4K
Massachusetts 12,607 $115K
Oklahoma 11,608 $87.5K
Georgia 10,455 $73.4K
Mississippi 9,985 $61.3K
New Jersey 9,449 $68.7K
Arkansas 9,329 $56.5K
Indiana 9,230 $76.6K
Kentucky 9,166 $71.9K
Wisconsin 9,030 $75.8K
Iowa 8,469 $54.7K
South Carolina 7,807 $48.1K
Kansas 6,200 $42.7K
West Virginia 5,464 $37.7K
Washington 4,848 $36.5K
Colorado 4,818 $40.5K
Oregon 4,787 $36.1K
Rhode Island 4,769 $30.9K
Minnesota 4,698 $40.1K
Maryland 4,419 $38.1K
Connecticut 4,140 $32.3K
Nebraska 3,245 $21.1K
Nevada 2,562 $21.9K
Maine 2,305 $19.5K
New Mexico 1,991 $15K
Idaho 1,804 $15.7K
Hawaii 1,735 $18.7K
New Hampshire 1,472 $13.7K
Utah 1,338 $8,883
Delaware 975 $8,277
South Dakota 902 $5,972
Wyoming 840 $7,273
Montana 790 $6,245
North Dakota 697 $4,616
Vermont 603 $4,255
District of Columbia 585 $4,757
Alaska 204 $1,128
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 CAPTOPRIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

LAZARO PLASENCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

RANDALL KEMP D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEMINOLE

Oklahoma

EDWIN PATRICK SORIANO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELGIN

Illinois

ALI GOLI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOLLISTON

Massachusetts

STEPHEN BARTH M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

KAREN PETERSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Massachusetts

ADISA DZUDZA-SUNJIC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT RICHEY

Florida

FRANKLIN MILLER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

New Mexico

HEDY LOA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONTCLAIR

California

POLLY YOUNG ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

GLOVERSVILLE

New York

MOSES PARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

REDLANDS

California

JAMES VANGELDER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

SHARON MAZZOLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

JOHN LEVINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

WAYNE TROTTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILFORD

Massachusetts

STEPHEN LEUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN GABRIEL

California

SCOTT KUYKENDALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLARKSVILLE

Arkansas

SYED JAMAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSBORO

Texas

SARA PEASE CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LISBON

Ohio

ASIS SAHA MD PA

Specialist

Claims Filled50

KISSIMMEE

Florida

KEVORK BOULDOUKIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAKERSFIELD

California

THAIR BARGHOUTHI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BECKLEY

West Virginia

MOHAMMAD ULLAH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAK HILL

West Virginia

MICHAEL STEPHENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE PARK

Florida