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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.13M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 103 of 3362

$102M
Retail Cost

Rank: 235 of 3362

599,307
Patients

Rank: 132 of 3362

186,141
Prescribers

Rank: 122 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

21%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Rapaflo Hytrin Flomax Uroxatral

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 59,058 290,959 $10M
Florida 56,186 275,061 $8.82M
Texas 36,595 170,092 $5.73M
New York 32,432 169,931 $6.02M
Pennsylvania 25,361 138,306 $4.46M
Ohio 28,130 137,792 $4.31M
Georgia 18,960 103,055 $2.88M
North Carolina 18,039 98,403 $3.06M
Illinois 18,015 88,816 $3.04M
Missouri 13,771 73,843 $2.36M
Michigan 17,395 73,622 $2.7M
Louisiana 12,301 71,707 $2.11M
Massachusetts 13,089 70,036 $2.43M
Tennessee 13,309 68,522 $2.15M
Wisconsin 13,574 65,907 $2.54M
Kentucky 11,493 63,929 $1.91M
Indiana 13,329 63,618 $2.1M
Virginia 12,800 63,596 $2.18M
New Jersey 13,735 61,921 $2.33M
South Carolina 11,052 59,567 $1.69M
Arizona 13,012 59,271 $2.01M
Alabama 9,430 49,300 $1.51M
Washington 10,171 47,779 $1.77M
Oklahoma 8,635 43,887 $1.37M
Oregon 8,953 42,510 $1.63M
Iowa 6,848 38,354 $1.25M
Minnesota 8,199 37,968 $1.59M
Arkansas 6,111 35,416 $1.02M
Colorado 7,202 33,270 $1.12M
Mississippi 5,494 32,459 $872K
Kansas 5,778 31,187 $992K
Connecticut 6,361 30,023 $1.11M
Maryland 6,357 26,302 $1.06M
New Mexico 5,261 24,235 $885K
West Virginia 3,897 21,054 $655K
Nebraska 3,520 21,051 $663K
Rhode Island 3,350 20,792 $526K
Nevada 3,956 16,824 $604K
Maine 3,409 14,712 $621K
Utah 3,251 14,119 $532K
Idaho 2,895 13,730 $549K
Montana 2,357 11,313 $408K
South Dakota 1,708 9,739 $310K
North Dakota 1,697 9,246 $304K
New Hampshire 1,892 8,902 $320K
Delaware 1,980 7,869 $335K
Hawaii 1,190 5,419 $232K
Wyoming 911 4,381 $158K
Vermont 800 3,724 $148K
Alaska 430 2,715 $72.8K
District of Columbia 588 2,593 $76.8K
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 DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LEONID KOTKIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled447

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

JOSE SANTIAGO-TORRES M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled445

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN BATTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled444

NORWALK

Connecticut

NATVARLAL PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled442

BATAVIA

Ohio

ANGEL SANCHEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled439

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

LUIS PAZ REYES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled439

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

SERGIO ZAMORA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled438

EAGLE PASS

Texas

VLADLEN KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled437

LYNDHURST

Ohio

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled436

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

VICTOR DELGADO COLON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled433

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VICENTE KAW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled431

MIDDLESBORO

Kentucky

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled431

WESTMINSTER

California

PAUL ZUBEL D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled431

SUMTER

South Carolina

JUAN GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled428

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

GLADYS ORTIZ PAGAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled428

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled428

HIALEAH

Florida

GILBERTO RIVERA

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled427

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

THOMAS RICKNER MD

Urology

Claims Filled422

TULSA

Oklahoma

VANN BETH SHULER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

RAMSIS VALLE RIPOLL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

NIDZA GOMEZ COLON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled417

SANTUREE

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDER MARINBAKH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled413

BROOKLYN

New York

CARLOS ORAMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

JAYUYA

Puerto Rico

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

BROOKLYN

New York

SAMUEL PADILLA ROSA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

MANATI

Puerto Rico