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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
CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled989

ROSEMEAD

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled986

GARDEN GROVE

California

GILBERTO BAEZ-RIOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled986

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

TOMAS SEVILLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled978

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled973

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

TAYMOUR MALAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled970

STOCKTON

California

JAVIER URDANETA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled970

OVIEDO

Florida

MALATHI AKULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled966

ORLANDO

Florida

ELLIOT MELECIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled962

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled961

CORAL GABLES

Florida

YOLANDA MAS DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled960

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

THAI NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled954

WESTMINSTER

California

NESTOR ISIDRO DEL ROSARIO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled951

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

RICHARD HUYNH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled945

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled940

MIAMI

Florida

JULIO MANTERO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled940

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled938

NORFOLK

Nebraska

CLARA ACOSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled936

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

EMIL SITTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled932

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled932

MIAMI

Florida

ZHENG-BO HUANG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled931

FLUSHING

New York

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled927

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled927

ROSEMEAD

California

ARTURO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled925

WHITTIER

California

NICOLE GALLEGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled925

MIAMI

Florida