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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
MANUEL PUN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled207

TRUMBULL

Connecticut

YILI HUANG D.O

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled204

NEW YORK

New York

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled203

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled196

LOS ANGELES

California

RAHAT ABBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

BELLE GLADE

Florida

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

VAN NUYS

California

WALFORD LINDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

BROOKLYN

New York

ROSENBERG REYES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled190

TARZANA

California

ALFORD SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

BROOKLYN

New York

CARLOS CARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled186

PONCE

Puerto Rico

LUBOV SYCHIKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

ELMHURST

New York

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

BROOKLYN

New York

THAI TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

SAN JOSE

California

SYLVIA COSCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

LITTLE FALLS

New Jersey

SALVATORE BUTTACI-GUARINO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled178

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

AIDA RAMOS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled175

LINDEN

New Jersey

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHNNY GATES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

DALLAS

Texas

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

NARANJA

Florida

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled172

LOS ANGELES

California

VITALY VOLOVOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

BROOKLYN

New York

ANNA WONG FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled171

LOS ANGELES

California

ARUTYUN TOPSAKALYAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled168

GLENDALE

California

ROBERT CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

ALHAMBRA

California