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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 2013

536K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 320 of 3238

$9.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 791 of 3238

93,541
Patients

Rank: 408 of 3238

62,899
Prescribers

Rank: 340 of 3238

User Reviews of CAPTOPRIL »

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34%

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 12,148 63,078 $1.14M
Florida 7,552 42,225 $733K
Texas 6,585 32,848 $578K
New York 4,806 26,083 $611K
Pennsylvania 3,602 21,040 $347K
Illinois 3,353 18,481 $356K
Ohio 3,246 16,652 $324K
Missouri 2,359 14,054 $268K
Michigan 3,012 13,549 $254K
Tennessee 2,196 12,565 $187K
Arizona 2,442 12,104 $236K
North Carolina 1,933 11,529 $190K
Louisiana 1,926 11,458 $204K
Alabama 1,798 11,263 $196K
Massachusetts 1,888 9,951 $230K
Virginia 1,783 9,619 $173K
Oklahoma 1,531 8,633 $137K
Georgia 1,382 8,327 $131K
New Jersey 1,735 8,290 $162K
Indiana 1,623 7,950 $154K
Arkansas 1,192 7,608 $109K
Mississippi 1,189 7,581 $107K
Wisconsin 1,401 7,510 $175K
Kentucky 1,201 7,390 $136K
Iowa 1,057 6,618 $111K
South Carolina 1,055 5,954 $94.2K
Kansas 796 4,748 $77.6K
West Virginia 731 4,111 $71.2K
Colorado 826 3,974 $76.1K
Maryland 867 3,860 $84.3K
Rhode Island 562 3,719 $54.8K
Washington 755 3,715 $71.7K
Oregon 698 3,515 $61.7K
Minnesota 680 3,419 $85.4K
Connecticut 654 3,365 $73.5K
Nebraska 400 2,505 $35.3K
Nevada 435 1,986 $30.8K
Maine 363 1,725 $47K
New Mexico 295 1,392 $23.8K
Idaho 260 1,354 $26.9K
Hawaii 280 1,353 $23.4K
New Hampshire 269 1,339 $27.3K
Utah 211 1,109 $17.1K
Delaware 207 847 $20.8K
South Dakota 116 752 $11.7K
Montana 118 669 $12K
North Dakota 106 581 $8,874
Wyoming 97 468 $10.3K
District of Columbia 103 440 $5,604
Vermont 83 397 $8,738
Alaska 28 146 $2,697
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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

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