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LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to lower the risk of strokes in patients with high blood pressure and an enlarged heart. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

5.49M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 61 of 3238

$125M
Retail Cost

Rank: 182 of 3238

1,038,604
Patients

Rank: 77 of 3238

203,077
Prescribers

Rank: 100 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 90,350 447,782 $8.98M
California 85,257 436,184 $8.85M
New York 78,731 416,933 $11.5M
Texas 76,177 367,568 $9.99M
North Carolina 41,741 241,502 $4.35M
Ohio 47,492 231,793 $6.31M
Pennsylvania 39,678 214,764 $5.34M
Georgia 34,827 197,798 $4.06M
Alabama 29,552 166,173 $3.74M
Michigan 38,968 162,089 $4.19M
Illinois 31,986 156,045 $3.48M
New Jersey 31,159 142,326 $3.59M
Tennessee 26,989 140,096 $3.34M
Virginia 26,152 134,510 $2.76M
Indiana 25,166 122,096 $2.73M
South Carolina 19,207 103,148 $2.52M
Missouri 18,281 99,264 $1.92M
Kentucky 16,908 95,649 $1.88M
Louisiana 16,021 93,246 $2.73M
Mississippi 13,171 80,270 $1.77M
Wisconsin 16,574 78,627 $1.83M
Arkansas 10,316 64,556 $2.08M
Maryland 14,402 58,793 $1.7M
Kansas 10,460 57,166 $1.08M
Arizona 13,064 54,387 $1.36M
Iowa 9,931 54,095 $974K
Minnesota 11,925 51,235 $1.16M
Oklahoma 10,330 50,688 $1.17M
Washington 11,087 50,327 $1.1M
Colorado 9,289 43,778 $976K
West Virginia 7,727 41,178 $870K
Oregon 8,520 39,452 $886K
Nevada 8,505 39,043 $781K
Hawaii 7,296 38,042 $1.35M
Connecticut 8,280 38,037 $1.03M
Massachusetts 7,442 36,818 $1.14M
Nebraska 5,815 35,603 $593K
Utah 8,137 35,596 $789K
Idaho 4,622 21,531 $955K
Rhode Island 3,270 20,156 $428K
New Mexico 4,315 19,715 $751K
Montana 2,980 15,166 $279K
South Dakota 2,740 14,962 $272K
North Dakota 2,500 13,176 $237K
Delaware 2,842 10,836 $330K
Maine 2,128 9,136 $273K
New Hampshire 1,850 8,661 $210K
District of Columbia 1,479 6,932 $168K
Wyoming 1,332 6,608 $137K
Vermont 1,374 6,361 $178K
Alaska 564 2,733 $54.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DOYLE CAMPBELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled718

PLANTATION

Florida

CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled710

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JAMES CRENSHAW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled706

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JORGE RODRIGUEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled703

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ANA SEDA CORDERO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled702

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled701

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

ADRIANO MARTINEZ RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled696

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

LUIS GELY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled696

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE GORIS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled695

NEW YORK

New York

MIGUEL CORONA OLIVARES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled692

MIAMI

Florida

CARRIE BACO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

DARIO CASTELLANOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled684

BRONX

New York

JOSE GARCIA MATEO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled674

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ELLIOT MELECIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled669

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled661

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled658

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS GONZALEZ-INGLES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled653

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

VICTOR LOPEZ-LLAVONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled651

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled649

FRESNO

California

EDWARD ALQUERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled646

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

DAVID QUESTELL ALVARADO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled645

SANTA ISABEL

Puerto Rico

AURORA MELENDEZ COLLAZO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled644

GURABO

Puerto Rico

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled643

MIAMI

Florida

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled638

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

EMIL SITTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled630

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan