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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

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 »

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Top prescribers for CAPTOPRIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRANCISCO JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

UPLAND

California

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

VIVIAN VILLARRUBIA VELEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled236

LUQUILLO

Puerto Rico

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ARMANDO MUNOZ 14155

General Practice

Claims Filled225

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

LOUIS PERALTE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled223

FLUSHING

New York

FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled221

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JENNIFER VALDES COCHRAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled219

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

KARIM SALEH VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

COAMO

Puerto Rico

CYNTHIA ORTIZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

VICTOR DELGADO COLON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled213

MANATI

Puerto Rico

NESTOR FELIZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled211

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

JOSE PADILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled211

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

DAVID VIZEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

LOS ANGELES

California

VINCENT JONES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

ERLANDO MENDEZ M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled196

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

JUAN ORTIZ GUEVARA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled194

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ROBERT CLARK MD

Claims Filled189

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RANDY OLIVER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

METROPOLIS

Illinois

ROBIN TRUMBULL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

MERCED

California

CLINT DOIRON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled187

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

JORGE BALLESTER ECHEGARAY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled183

LARES

Puerto Rico

MILFORD TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled182

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico