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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
HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

TONY MOMENI D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

VIRGINIA JONES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

THOMASTON

Georgia

DON TRAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled249

BAKERSFIELD

California

RICARDO VILLAFANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DIANE LUM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

WEST MEMPHIS

Arkansas

LEON POVEDA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

LANTANA

Florida

RAYLEEN VILLANUEVA-RUMPF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KUTTY CHANDRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

NORMAN RATLIFFE MD

Claims Filled213

CLINTWOOD

Virginia

EMANUEL NACCARATO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled211

AVENTURA

Florida

AARON ANGUIANO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JAMES WARRINGTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

CLARKSDALE

Mississippi

TULSIBHAI PIPALIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

TAMPA

Florida

JANE CHIEN-BLENNEMANN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

SAN JOSE

California

CHESTER BARTRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

NORTH CANTON

Ohio

JAMES LAROSE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

HOUSTON

Texas

KAMLESH AGGARWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

E LIVERPOOL

Ohio

AYMAN KARKOUTLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled201

LUBBOCK

Texas

FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled199

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RAMON FIGUEROA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

NELSON PEREIRA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

COCONUT CREEK

Florida

RAMA MADHUSOODANAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

PINELLAS PARK

Florida

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled196

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWIN HAMILTON MD

Claims Filled194

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida