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AZOR

AMLODIPINE BES/OLMESARTAN MED

Azor (Amlodipine / Olmesartan) is a combination of two medications that lower blood pressure, amlodipine (a calcium channel blocker) and olmesartan (an angiotensin receptor blocker). They both relax blood vessels in different ways, which causes blood pressure to go down. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

416K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 384 of 3362

$106M
Retail Cost

Rank: 227 of 3362

77,199
Patients

Rank: 466 of 3362

42,788
Prescribers

Rank: 437 of 3362

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

75%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Norvasc Benicar

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,238 54,434 $12.5M
New York 8,957 48,022 $12.3M
Texas 7,099 36,871 $9.7M
Florida 6,184 31,005 $8.13M
New Jersey 5,600 26,471 $7.69M
Pennsylvania 3,320 18,969 $4.68M
North Carolina 2,884 17,150 $3.94M
Georgia 2,570 14,057 $3.2M
Louisiana 2,322 13,377 $2.98M
Illinois 2,262 11,310 $3.15M
Ohio 2,094 11,095 $2.91M
Tennessee 1,964 10,037 $2.53M
South Carolina 1,672 9,304 $2.2M
Mississippi 1,432 8,829 $1.86M
Indiana 1,713 8,189 $2.28M
Michigan 1,849 8,151 $2.53M
Virginia 1,399 7,327 $1.86M
Connecticut 1,477 7,183 $2.07M
Kentucky 1,217 6,332 $1.62M
Alabama 1,032 6,114 $1.41M
Maryland 1,478 6,033 $1.95M
Missouri 1,028 5,525 $1.38M
Arizona 1,194 5,461 $1.6M
Arkansas 777 4,918 $1.03M
West Virginia 809 4,547 $1.12M
Oklahoma 743 3,863 $1.01M
Wisconsin 729 3,664 $1.02M
Hawaii 627 3,176 $837K
Massachusetts 389 2,091 $528K
Delaware 492 1,938 $684K
Kansas 415 1,916 $533K
Washington 369 1,881 $506K
Nevada 422 1,844 $525K
Colorado 323 1,562 $424K
Nebraska 247 1,553 $365K
Iowa 229 1,243 $291K
Rhode Island 170 1,185 $259K
Oregon 196 973 $262K
District of Columbia 185 932 $251K
Utah 151 757 $205K
New Mexico 144 710 $181K
Idaho 121 578 $146K
Minnesota 116 498 $147K
North Dakota 86 497 $120K
Maine 101 493 $144K
South Dakota 90 491 $122K
Wyoming 61 314 $87.4K
New Hampshire 69 306 $79.9K
Montana 65 285 $78.4K
Vermont 20 89 $25.7K
Alaska 17 57 $20.7K
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 AZOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NATHANIEL EPSTEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LYNBROOK

New York

MARIA BIARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

IRVING

Texas

ALEKSEI PLOTNIKOV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

SUJATA MALHOTRA MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

RANDALL HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

POINT PLEASANT

West Virginia

YAMILE PORRO MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

AMELIA YOUNG M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

ALHAMBRA

California

SAMUEL GRANIERI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

MORTEZA SHAHAMAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MAHWAH

New Jersey

BRENDAN SULLIVAN MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CLIFTON

New Jersey

IRA ROBINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

YONG CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON

Texas

VIKI LAMBERTUS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

WHITEVILLE

North Carolina

DOUGLAS TRAUB

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

FRAMPTON HENDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

JAY GEOGHAGAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TRI PHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MODESTO

California

MITCHELL LAMPERT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

EDUARDO DEJESUS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

DANNY WOO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

ANNEMARIE POLECK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan

JAMES BRIDGEMAN

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ALEXANDER VERTKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WARREN

Michigan

BRODERICK KING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

GERALD MANESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas