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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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