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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
REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,061

HIALEAH

Florida

JANE KAUFFMAN M,D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled691

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled602

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

STELLA POPOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled588

LOS ANGELES

California

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled536

LOS ANGELES

California

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled517

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled365

KINSTON

North Carolina

MICHAEL GUFFEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

BEAVER FALLS

Pennsylvania

ROBERT CLARK MD

Claims Filled335

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ELENA CHETVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled330

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

KENNETH LUCAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled325

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled324

LOS ANGELES

California

SANFORD KARSH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

TEODULO MATIONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

HUDSON

Florida

DONALD HOWARD DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled314

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

ROBERTO ZAMUDIO-MILLAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

TUC

Arizona

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled301

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JEFFREY ROTHSTEIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled296

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

LOS ANGELES

California

MCKINDRA FLETCHER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled285

LA PORTE

Indiana

OSCAR MOORE MD

Claims Filled280

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERTO DURAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled279

EAGLE PASS

Texas

MAHENDER REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

HUDSON

Florida

PAUL GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

SAN ANTONIO

Texas