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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
RALPH TESSENEER MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled130

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MARVIN MILLS MD FACC PC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled130

FLINTSTONE

Georgia

SONALI KUMAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

ORLANDO

Florida

PARAG PITRODA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

DADE CITY

Florida

MARINA KOVALEVSKY, M.D., A PROFESSIONAL CORPOR

General Practice

Claims Filled128

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN CROSS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

GADSDEN

Alabama

ANSERMO ARTHUR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled128

AIKEN

South Carolina

JEANPHIS LAGUERRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

MOULTRIE

Georgia

AJAI AGARWAL M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Preferred Provider Organization

Claims Filled127

EL PASO

Texas

PRACHI GANDHI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

ORANGE CITY

Florida

GARY BROWN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

LOS ANGELES

California

CLIFFORD LEWIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MICHAEL ZASLOW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

WINCHESTER

Massachusetts

MARK LEVY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

SACRAMENTO

California

YEVGENIYA DUBROVSKAYA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled125

PLANTATION

Florida

WILLIAM CISKEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

LISA PATTANAYAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

ORLANDO

Florida

TERENCE MOORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

FORD CITY

Pennsylvania

ROBIN TRUMBULL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

MERCED

California

JOSE RAMIREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

SACRAMENTO

California

PHILIP GOULD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

MIAMI

Florida

NINZA SANCHEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JUAN GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled121

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

OSCAR FONSECA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled121

HOUSTON

Texas