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Prescriber Checkup » LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

11.6M
Medicare Part D Claims
$261M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,581,764 $34.2M
Florida 1,018,555 $19.9M
New York 808,111 $16.8M
Texas 628,765 $15.6M
Pennsylvania 476,447 $11.3M
Ohio 469,112 $14.1M
North Carolina 405,822 $8.12M
Illinois 365,999 $7.2M
Georgia 329,014 $6.79M
Michigan 308,869 $8.53M
Tennessee 278,066 $6.89M
Virginia 267,184 $5.91M
Washington 262,978 $5.63M
New Jersey 260,618 $7.08M
Missouri 256,979 $5.03M
Wisconsin 228,997 $4.75M
Indiana 217,361 $4.59M
Massachusetts 215,216 $7.52M
Alabama 213,231 $4.94M
Minnesota 203,007 $3.84M
Kentucky 198,162 $4.27M
Arizona 185,232 $3.83M
Oregon 184,421 $3.68M
Louisiana 168,628 $4.52M
South Carolina 151,666 $3.67M
Iowa 143,578 $2.38M
Colorado 141,004 $2.9M
Maryland 132,463 $3.44M
Kansas 123,332 $2.44M
Hawaii 118,781 $2.76M
Mississippi 108,081 $2.27M
Arkansas 107,494 $3.15M
Connecticut 100,854 $2.43M
Oklahoma 100,305 $2.53M
Nevada 90,647 $1.67M
West Virginia 80,257 $1.72M
Nebraska 77,259 $1.29M
New Mexico 66,804 $2.18M
Idaho 61,639 $1.45M
Rhode Island 60,429 $2.06M
Utah 58,113 $1.23M
Maine 51,913 $1.28M
Montana 45,909 $937K
South Dakota 42,092 $733K
New Hampshire 35,316 $777K
North Dakota 34,357 $686K
Vermont 24,809 $634K
Delaware 18,157 $652K
Wyoming 17,630 $341K
District of Columbia 16,684 $397K
Alaska 11,403 $187K
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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Top prescribers for LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,320

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

VIJAY VAKHARIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,312

SUNRISE

Florida

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,283

MIAMI

Florida

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,278

HEMET

California

CHARLES HWU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,254

FLUSHING

New York

BURCHAM FUQUA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,230

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,229

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,199

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

CHARLIE SONIDO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,195

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

HECTOR BANCHS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,180

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JOSE RIVERA IRIZARRY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,175

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO UMPIERRE VELA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,167

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

VICTOR MOLINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,159

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,150

HIALEAH

Florida

NIDIA CHEDIAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,148

DEERFIELD BEACH

Florida

CARLOS CIDRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

MANATI

Puerto Rico

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,136

BROOKLYN

New York

HERNAN GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,127

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CARLOS GADEA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,126

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL DELGADO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,097

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARIO SANTAELLA MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,095

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,092

MIAMI

Florida

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled1,088

MIAMI

Florida

TOM YEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,087

ROSEMEAD

California

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,083

MIAMI

Florida