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MICARDIS HCT

Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure can reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

351K
Medicare Part D Claims
$59.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 44,643 $6.77M
Florida 28,590 $4.79M
California 28,043 $4.55M
Texas 24,264 $4.35M
New Jersey 19,797 $4.07M
North Carolina 19,633 $3.1M
Pennsylvania 15,715 $2.77M
Georgia 14,161 $2.23M
Illinois 10,568 $1.87M
Tennessee 9,917 $1.67M
Alabama 9,216 $1.43M
Missouri 9,054 $1.46M
Louisiana 8,993 $1.33M
Virginia 8,648 $1.52M
South Carolina 8,359 $1.31M
Indiana 6,433 $1.2M
Ohio 6,383 $1.17M
Washington 6,255 $1.18M
Michigan 6,132 $1.29M
Mississippi 6,003 $880K
Kentucky 5,866 $934K
Kansas 5,496 $924K
Maryland 4,139 $852K
Arkansas 3,645 $543K
West Virginia 3,563 $629K
Oklahoma 3,393 $619K
Oregon 3,217 $594K
Nebraska 3,179 $500K
Connecticut 3,120 $602K
Wisconsin 2,863 $508K
Iowa 2,206 $368K
Idaho 2,051 $333K
Arizona 2,039 $392K
Utah 1,894 $355K
Hawaii 1,495 $269K
Nevada 1,384 $286K
Colorado 1,226 $226K
Massachusetts 1,065 $180K
Rhode Island 970 $149K
Delaware 903 $201K
South Dakota 867 $141K
Minnesota 702 $137K
New Hampshire 682 $130K
Maine 677 $150K
North Dakota 608 $93.8K
District of Columbia 592 $100K
Montana 522 $98K
Wyoming 436 $80.1K
New Mexico 426 $82K
Alaska 292 $58.3K
Vermont 211 $46K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for MICARDIS HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LURLINE DIXON

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE CAMPOS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LOUIS DIFAZIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

HOWARD BARRON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

WARREN WEIXLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YORKTOWN

Virginia

WALEED NAJEEB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

CECILIA CALDERON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

ANDREW WEISS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES SOUTHERLAND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENSBORO

Georgia

MARSHALL BLEVINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Kentucky

ALEX PAVON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

CALIXTO RUIBAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

SACHAL BADLANI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONG ISLAND CITY

New York

E. JOHN SAMUEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

KINGWOOD

Texas

MARC LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ANMING LUO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN BRAUN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORADELL

New Jersey

YOUNG KANG MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled51

DULUTH

Georgia

OLGA MATSIBEKKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

YELENA LINETSKAYA MD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE DIEPPA M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE PINAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

UNION CITY

New Jersey

RAMON VADO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

JAIME LLOBET MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida