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LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

18.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 12 of 3362

$264M
Retail Cost

Rank: 112 of 3362

3,598,500
Patients

Rank: 19 of 3362

348,516
Prescribers

Rank: 39 of 3362

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57%

of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 487,568 2,269,853 $36.4M
Florida 327,694 1,569,776 $19.2M
New York 231,321 1,220,700 $17.3M
Texas 228,138 1,060,984 $18.8M
Pennsylvania 140,889 762,379 $11.3M
Ohio 143,468 718,175 $13.7M
North Carolina 117,324 651,379 $6.93M
Illinois 121,073 593,541 $8.14M
Michigan 128,901 541,514 $8.43M
Georgia 98,093 538,071 $6.18M
Tennessee 83,653 425,452 $5.93M
New Jersey 90,130 403,540 $5.76M
Virginia 80,839 402,295 $5.44M
Missouri 70,055 384,423 $5.21M
Washington 76,285 353,775 $4.99M
Massachusetts 63,480 335,633 $6.34M
Alabama 65,156 335,580 $4.85M
Indiana 68,232 332,779 $4.52M
Wisconsin 67,729 326,351 $5.09M
Arizona 72,472 319,063 $4.45M
Kentucky 54,196 300,552 $3.62M
Minnesota 61,773 279,653 $4.27M
Louisiana 49,336 274,679 $3.53M
South Carolina 52,095 271,840 $3.29M
Oregon 52,881 250,406 $4.08M
Maryland 52,262 213,500 $3.73M
Colorado 44,022 205,028 $3.03M
Iowa 36,412 204,461 $2.4M
Kansas 32,992 178,772 $2.41M
Mississippi 30,771 177,534 $2.16M
Arkansas 28,865 168,902 $1.84M
Connecticut 34,200 161,735 $2.34M
Oklahoma 32,467 161,345 $2.4M
Nevada 31,088 137,471 $1.59M
Hawaii 26,690 130,983 $2.5M
West Virginia 23,061 122,105 $1.46M
Nebraska 19,275 115,610 $1.31M
New Mexico 19,994 92,531 $2.13M
Rhode Island 14,611 92,119 $1.09M
Utah 19,979 84,847 $1.34M
Idaho 18,302 84,480 $1.99M
Maine 16,495 70,600 $1.04M
Montana 11,725 58,836 $674K
South Dakota 10,469 57,697 $672K
New Hampshire 11,193 51,693 $793K
North Dakota 9,707 49,923 $590K
Delaware 9,390 35,863 $725K
Vermont 7,034 30,965 $509K
District of Columbia 5,794 25,865 $379K
Wyoming 4,514 21,846 $272K
Alaska 2,868 16,849 $212K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
EDUARDO UMPIERRE VELA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,337

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

NORBERTO FLEITES M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled1,336

ORLANDO

Florida

LUMEN VERA COLON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,336

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

EMIL SITTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,330

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

ANGEL SANCHEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,329

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

AUSBERTO ALEJANDRO BENITEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,329

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

MARIO ALMEIDA SUAREZ MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,328

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HECTOR BANCHS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,325

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RUBEN SANTIAGO-LUGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,306

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,301

NEW YORK

New York

SAMUEL PADILLA ROSA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,297

MANATI

Puerto Rico

HSIAO- FEN CHEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,295

SAN GABRIEL

California

VICTOR DINH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,293

GARDEN GROVE

California

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled1,281

ROSEMEAD

California

JOSE GOMEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,273

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JULIO MANTERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,271

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO PARTIDA-ROBLES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,264

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CLYDE PENCE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,257

PENSACOLA

Florida

HERNAN GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,247

ORLANDO

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,243

TUCKER

Georgia

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,237

ROSEMEAD

California

JACK ZHOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,237

HONOLULU

Hawaii

EDWARD KO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,236

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SAURABH DESAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,234

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

AMIT MALHOTRA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,226

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi