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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 2011

365K
Medicare Part D Claims
$57.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 54,889 $6.91M
California 37,139 $4.91M
Florida 33,875 $4.61M
Texas 28,167 $4.12M
North Carolina 23,270 $2.98M
Pennsylvania 20,180 $2.82M
New Jersey 18,046 $2.57M
Georgia 16,770 $2.14M
Illinois 13,487 $1.91M
Alabama 11,670 $1.44M
Tennessee 11,573 $1.57M
Missouri 10,665 $1.4M
Virginia 10,644 $1.51M
South Carolina 10,191 $1.28M
Louisiana 10,125 $1.26M
Ohio 7,820 $1.17M
Washington 7,708 $1.18M
Indiana 7,624 $1.12M
Mississippi 7,007 $841K
Kentucky 6,633 $871K
Kansas 6,300 $882K
Michigan 6,152 $1.05M
Puerto Rico 4,903 $548K
Maryland 4,768 $825K
West Virginia 4,666 $678K
Oklahoma 4,493 $645K
Arkansas 4,307 $523K
Oregon 4,220 $627K
Nebraska 3,567 $455K
Wisconsin 3,257 $477K
Connecticut 3,254 $473K
Idaho 2,630 $350K
Iowa 2,532 $333K
Utah 2,478 $371K
Arizona 2,198 $349K
Nevada 1,738 $267K
Hawaii 1,641 $239K
Colorado 1,428 $219K
Rhode Island 1,182 $146K
Massachusetts 1,172 $163K
Minnesota 1,080 $201K
South Dakota 986 $127K
Delaware 895 $159K
New Hampshire 782 $132K
Maine 775 $136K
District of Columbia 696 $94.8K
Montana 688 $104K
North Dakota 592 $86K
New Mexico 521 $81.9K
Wyoming 454 $70.3K
Alaska 326 $53.9K
Vermont 246 $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 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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Top prescribers for MICARDIS HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NIRANJAN DIXIT MD

Claims Filled50

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

ELIAS FEANNY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ZBIGNIEW CICHON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH WILKESBORO

North Carolina

LESTRINO BAQUIRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

PANKAJ VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BENSON

North Carolina

EARL BARRON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

SHANKER CHANDIRAMANI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RICARDO MATIENZO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

MICHAEL GABE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SILVERTON

Oregon

CARLOS TORRENTS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

R GRAHAM REEDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUBURN

Washington

MANUEL BOUZA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

BHARAT PATEL SC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

METROPOLIS

Illinois

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ELEONOR PIMENTEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROBERT ACCETTOLA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

ROBERT DAVENPORT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

ANDRES TAMAYO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

RUPAL BADALYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

KENNETH ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

ALBERTO ROZO D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York