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CAPTOPRIL

Captopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

458K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 364 of 3362

$37.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 469 of 3362

82,821
Patients

Rank: 455 of 3362

58,727
Prescribers

Rank: 374 of 3362

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33%

of people say

it's worth it

25%

of people say

it worked well

26%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

690K

2011

597K

2012

536K

2013

458K

2014

378K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$5.14M

2011

$4.76M

2012

$9.9M

2013

$37.3M

2014

$43.3M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$21

2011

$21

2012

$26

2013

$48

2014

$54

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 10,847 54,724 $4.82M
Florida 6,517 34,040 $2.83M
Texas 5,917 28,232 $2.4M
New York 4,282 22,843 $2.2M
Pennsylvania 3,217 18,543 $1.52M
Illinois 3,063 16,299 $1.44M
Ohio 2,844 14,417 $1.23M
Missouri 2,090 12,079 $1.06M
Michigan 2,690 11,781 $994K
Tennessee 1,957 10,769 $744K
Arizona 2,185 10,711 $909K
North Carolina 1,685 9,576 $796K
Louisiana 1,691 9,484 $840K
Alabama 1,585 9,308 $739K
Massachusetts 1,738 9,013 $960K
Virginia 1,566 8,219 $707K
Georgia 1,272 7,330 $519K
Oklahoma 1,356 7,171 $557K
New Jersey 1,543 7,149 $676K
Indiana 1,433 6,807 $559K
Arkansas 1,021 6,559 $444K
Mississippi 1,013 6,370 $427K
Kentucky 1,060 6,358 $456K
Wisconsin 1,267 6,259 $662K
Iowa 939 5,823 $496K
South Carolina 1,011 5,736 $394K
Kansas 692 3,950 $279K
Colorado 787 3,704 $338K
West Virginia 649 3,556 $292K
Maryland 819 3,489 $389K
Rhode Island 494 3,226 $212K
Connecticut 619 3,044 $302K
Minnesota 622 3,014 $362K
Oregon 605 3,012 $269K
Washington 682 2,984 $271K
Nebraska 348 2,147 $156K
Nevada 425 1,844 $128K
Maine 332 1,508 $174K
Hawaii 258 1,259 $109K
New Hampshire 256 1,206 $103K
Idaho 228 1,188 $118K
New Mexico 260 1,124 $98.1K
Utah 216 996 $71.9K
Delaware 193 682 $82.3K
South Dakota 106 625 $47.8K
Montana 107 557 $42.5K
North Dakota 91 453 $36.7K
District of Columbia 103 405 $26.8K
Wyoming 83 379 $38.4K
Vermont 72 321 $43.3K
Alaska 26 130 $9,517
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CAPTOPRIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARLOS ROSAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ARTURO ORTIZ RAMOS

General Practice

Claims Filled50

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO RUIZ-LOPEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

GUY CRAWFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NOGALES

Arizona

YURI BUSI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

LUIS SOTO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

METAIRIE

Louisiana

EDWIN SOTO GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

MARIELLY MELENDEZ TIRADO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MARIE FLEURGIN ARNP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled50

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

ERIC LAVIADDIN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

WINNETKA

California

NAVNIT PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOLIDAY

Florida

AGNES UBANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE TERRACE

Florida

BALBINO AYALA-ROSA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

LUIS RIVERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

AJAY PARIKH MD, MS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELTONA

Florida

ROBERT TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

REEDSBURG

Wisconsin

OSCAR VALLE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

DANIEL STAMPER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID ZETTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON

Kentucky

PAUL BEJARANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

MIGUEL MORALES -VALES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

TERRY LINDSEY M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled50

DEL RIO

Texas

TUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

JUAN JOSE BAYRON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico