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Prescriber Checkup » LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

15.8M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 15 of 3238

$311M
Retail Cost

Rank: 74 of 3238

3,022,382
Patients

Rank: 20 of 3238

330,119
Prescribers

Rank: 43 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 422,974 1,990,051 $41.3M
Florida 271,796 1,367,860 $21.5M
New York 200,312 1,065,282 $24.1M
Texas 184,304 883,623 $18.8M
Pennsylvania 117,515 642,358 $13.1M
Ohio 122,909 615,897 $15.2M
North Carolina 98,866 564,036 $8.96M
Illinois 94,075 474,010 $8.86M
Michigan 109,468 464,814 $10.8M
Georgia 80,068 439,586 $7.71M
Tennessee 70,085 368,839 $7.11M
Virginia 66,962 342,094 $6.42M
New Jersey 74,669 337,769 $6.98M
Missouri 58,263 326,795 $5.63M
Washington 65,890 316,484 $5.84M
Alabama 56,445 305,585 $6.08M
Indiana 58,322 290,112 $5.81M
Massachusetts 53,109 287,696 $7.12M
Wisconsin 56,810 286,303 $5.57M
Arizona 58,716 258,905 $4.76M
Kentucky 44,796 254,442 $4.64M
Minnesota 52,750 243,523 $4.75M
Louisiana 40,429 227,510 $5.64M
Oregon 45,472 222,263 $4.38M
South Carolina 38,269 197,240 $4.03M
Iowa 31,050 178,982 $2.76M
Colorado 35,603 174,205 $3.18M
Maryland 41,360 172,173 $4.03M
Kansas 28,059 157,847 $2.89M
Mississippi 24,762 142,523 $2.65M
Arkansas 23,413 137,763 $3.57M
Connecticut 27,935 133,853 $2.76M
Hawaii 25,014 128,686 $3.5M
Oklahoma 25,631 126,488 $2.42M
Nevada 25,895 117,351 $1.98M
West Virginia 19,229 101,971 $1.77M
Nebraska 16,171 98,368 $1.51M
New Mexico 17,146 82,401 $2.55M
Rhode Island 12,412 80,140 $1.26M
Idaho 15,521 75,098 $2.65M
Utah 16,570 73,410 $1.47M
Maine 14,030 63,104 $1.2M
Montana 9,987 53,099 $834K
South Dakota 9,071 51,551 $809K
North Dakota 8,267 44,283 $718K
New Hampshire 9,158 43,643 $931K
Delaware 7,341 28,468 $688K
Vermont 5,674 26,753 $589K
District of Columbia 4,898 22,499 $458K
Wyoming 3,699 19,207 $332K
Alaska 2,455 14,215 $209K
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 LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,826

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,288

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,169

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,139

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOSE PADILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,136

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,090

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,087

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,061

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,019

LOS ANGELES

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,854

ROSEMEAD

California

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,817

HIALEAH

Florida

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,759

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCISCO GARCIA-CORTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,720

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,712

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,698

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,697

NEW YORK

New York

JIONG-MING HU M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,694

FLUSHING

New York

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,683

HIALEAH

Florida

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,679

FLUSHING

New York

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,668

FLUSHING

New York

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,629

NORFOLK

Nebraska

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,629

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

ENRIQUE CUE-GALVEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,623

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE LIMON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,607

BANNING

California

ANGEL ARIZMENDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,553

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico