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Quinapril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. It is used in combination with other medications to treat heart failure. Quinapril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. More info »


Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 195,497 $4.34M
Pennsylvania 164,454 $4.48M
Florida 101,408 $2.36M
Texas 86,738 $2.07M
Ohio 81,871 $2.26M
California 80,511 $1.74M
North Carolina 67,738 $1.41M
Missouri 56,867 $1.25M
New Jersey 53,641 $1.19M
Illinois 51,857 $1.1M
Tennessee 48,563 $1M
Georgia 46,134 $1.02M
Alabama 43,637 $782K
Louisiana 43,404 $886K
Kentucky 38,900 $813K
Puerto Rico 36,450 $471K
Virginia 35,410 $884K
Indiana 34,890 $846K
Massachusetts 32,477 $895K
Michigan 31,411 $791K
Connecticut 29,839 $642K
Mississippi 27,626 $489K
Arkansas 26,770 $512K
Arizona 24,122 $555K
Wisconsin 24,097 $539K
South Carolina 23,306 $516K
West Virginia 23,095 $519K
Rhode Island 21,177 $445K
Iowa 20,927 $321K
Oklahoma 16,948 $438K
Kansas 16,206 $385K
Maryland 14,265 $388K
Washington 13,991 $333K
Oregon 13,871 $272K
Minnesota 11,383 $222K
New Mexico 11,210 $228K
Colorado 10,144 $241K
Idaho 9,775 $228K
Nebraska 9,110 $163K
South Dakota 6,763 $125K
Utah 6,293 $148K
New Hampshire 5,863 $146K
North Dakota 5,527 $119K
Delaware 5,266 $170K
Montana 5,118 $109K
Nevada 3,912 $96K
Maine 3,539 $110K
Hawaii 2,590 $68.7K
Wyoming 2,492 $56.3K
Vermont 1,598 $37.7K
District of Columbia 1,109 $21.2K
Alaska 607 $13.5K
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 »

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