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DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE

Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura XL) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH), which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Doxazosin (Cardura) is also used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Doxazosin is in a class of medications called alpha-blockers. It relieves the symptoms of BPH by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and prostate. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.76M
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 321,474 $3.04M
California 316,649 $3.75M
Puerto Rico 162,426 $1.72M
New York 157,860 $2.08M
Texas 157,324 $1.73M
Pennsylvania 136,978 $1.52M
Ohio 130,013 $1.67M
Georgia 93,753 $913K
North Carolina 92,039 $935K
Illinois 91,338 $997K
Missouri 71,470 $746K
Louisiana 67,277 $686K
Massachusetts 67,243 $978K
Tennessee 66,649 $710K
Virginia 64,917 $753K
Kentucky 64,761 $683K
Wisconsin 64,180 $746K
Arizona 61,404 $709K
Indiana 57,949 $686K
Washington 52,488 $611K
New Jersey 51,975 $744K
Michigan 51,687 $638K
Alabama 51,639 $527K
South Carolina 49,385 $535K
Oregon 46,859 $574K
Oklahoma 44,013 $483K
Minnesota 41,847 $502K
Iowa 40,875 $355K
Arkansas 35,142 $357K
Mississippi 34,138 $318K
Colorado 33,972 $358K
Kansas 31,578 $317K
New Mexico 27,919 $325K
Connecticut 27,632 $374K
Nevada 27,149 $272K
Maryland 22,447 $305K
West Virginia 22,326 $237K
Nebraska 20,549 $192K
Rhode Island 20,020 $256K
Maine 15,450 $230K
Idaho 14,943 $172K
Utah 14,453 $169K
Montana 13,221 $141K
North Dakota 10,282 $105K
South Dakota 9,641 $89.2K
New Hampshire 8,246 $106K
Delaware 6,238 $84K
Hawaii 6,012 $101K
Wyoming 4,434 $48.8K
Vermont 3,638 $47.6K
Alaska 3,500 $35.2K
District of Columbia 2,129 $21.6K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LUIS MAGGIOLO M.D

Urology

Claims Filled1,410

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSE CHAMORRO MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,240

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN SUAREZ M.D. , F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,167

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KAILASH KEDIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled839

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

MARK BYRON M.D., P.C.

Specialist

Claims Filled792

JESUP

Georgia

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled781

WESTMINSTER

California

JUNGHWAN CHOI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled778

GARDEN GROVE

California

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled757

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

FRANCISCO CARPIO M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled747

MIAMI

Florida

ROGER WARNER MD

Urology

Claims Filled737

NEW YORK

New York

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled733

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled712

MIAMI

Florida

LEONID KOTKIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled694

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

DOYLE RENFROE M. D.

Urology

Claims Filled692

OXFORD

Mississippi

RICHARD JONES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled669

HANOVER

Pennsylvania

MILEY WALKER MD

Urology

Claims Filled655

SUFFOLK

Virginia

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled646

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS NOONAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled638

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled636

HIALEAH

Florida

THOMAS RICKNER MD

Urology

Claims Filled636

TULSA

Oklahoma

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled627

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID LILLIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled625

KENMORE

New York

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled623

NORFOLK

Nebraska

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled622

WELLINGTON

Florida

THOMAS KOWALKOWSKI MD

Urology

Claims Filled617

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia