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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 »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 68,194 $533K
Florida 50,304 $373K
Texas 35,386 $260K
New York 28,215 $276K
Pennsylvania 22,342 $171K
Illinois 21,567 $165K
Ohio 18,477 $174K
Missouri 15,921 $121K
Arizona 14,365 $115K
Tennessee 13,291 $83.1K
Michigan 13,008 $107K
Louisiana 12,995 $85.2K
North Carolina 12,101 $80.7K
Alabama 11,855 $74K
Massachusetts 11,082 $102K
Virginia 10,954 $93.3K
Oklahoma 9,879 $72.9K
Georgia 9,259 $61.4K
New Jersey 9,183 $69.8K
Mississippi 8,783 $50.5K
Arkansas 8,388 $45.9K
Wisconsin 8,156 $73K
Kentucky 8,151 $67.4K
Indiana 8,101 $69.3K
Iowa 7,410 $46.5K
South Carolina 7,042 $43.8K
Kansas 5,382 $36.6K
West Virginia 4,769 $37.5K
Washington 4,300 $33.8K
Rhode Island 4,224 $28.6K
Oregon 4,217 $32.8K
Colorado 4,112 $32.2K
Maryland 3,888 $33.3K
Connecticut 3,882 $33.5K
Minnesota 3,797 $33.7K
Nebraska 2,732 $16.3K
Nevada 2,305 $18.1K
Maine 2,015 $19.5K
New Mexico 1,756 $12.7K
Idaho 1,668 $16.2K
Hawaii 1,620 $17.4K
New Hampshire 1,394 $13.2K
Utah 1,176 $8,532
Delaware 836 $7,834
South Dakota 740 $4,908
Wyoming 650 $5,321
Montana 614 $5,217
North Dakota 608 $3,606
District of Columbia 577 $3,918
Vermont 571 $3,761
Alaska 112 $697
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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