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HYDRALAZINE HCL

Hydralazine is used to treat high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.86M
Medicare Part D Claims
$79.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 268,384 $9.17M
Texas 171,931 $5.35M
Florida 166,025 $4.62M
New York 164,291 $4.79M
Georgia 145,784 $4.28M
Illinois 134,949 $4.25M
Ohio 125,560 $3.9M
Pennsylvania 120,821 $3.4M
North Carolina 108,146 $3.22M
Michigan 93,422 $3.22M
Tennessee 93,388 $2.71M
Alabama 76,939 $2.22M
Missouri 68,964 $2.02M
Virginia 62,452 $1.89M
Kentucky 61,558 $1.77M
Louisiana 55,591 $1.59M
New Jersey 54,578 $1.72M
Indiana 53,026 $1.61M
Mississippi 51,579 $1.41M
Arizona 46,787 $1.42M
Maryland 43,059 $1.48M
South Carolina 42,935 $1.23M
Wisconsin 36,528 $1.13M
Minnesota 35,998 $1.17M
Massachusetts 34,941 $1.09M
Washington 26,483 $788K
Oklahoma 24,692 $717K
Arkansas 24,509 $672K
Puerto Rico 22,165 $475K
Iowa 20,473 $554K
Connecticut 20,089 $619K
Nevada 18,683 $575K
Colorado 18,551 $528K
Oregon 18,250 $547K
West Virginia 17,801 $514K
Kansas 13,541 $364K
Nebraska 12,863 $349K
Hawaii 9,391 $285K
District of Columbia 9,258 $293K
New Mexico 9,120 $258K
Maine 8,489 $294K
Rhode Island 7,825 $243K
Delaware 7,095 $272K
South Dakota 5,199 $147K
New Hampshire 4,223 $127K
Utah 3,530 $106K
North Dakota 3,415 $99.4K
Idaho 2,761 $81.1K
Montana 1,915 $52.3K
Wyoming 1,851 $51K
Vermont 1,583 $45.2K
Alaska 1,448 $31.5K
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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Top prescribers for HYDRALAZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MALATHI AKULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,059

ORLANDO

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,005

TUCKER

Georgia

ROBERT SHAY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled975

AUGUSTA

Georgia

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled959

SAN GABRIEL

California

CARLOS MARTINEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled942

MACON

Georgia

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled782

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled765

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled720

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ALBERT HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled706

SANTA MARIA

California

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

J PURDON MD

Claims Filled694

OXFORD

Mississippi

JAMES ISERNIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled662

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

JERRY COHEN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled652

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled651

SMYRNA

Georgia

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled649

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ARTHUR JONES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled632

CHICAGO

Illinois

FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled625

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled605

MOBILE

Alabama

VEN CHIANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled599

VALDOSTA

Georgia

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled596

DESOTO

Texas

ARUNAS URBONAS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled592

VALDOSTA

Georgia

WILLIAM HICKS M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled591

MOBILE

Alabama

ASHUTOSH LOHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled586

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

MUTHIYALIAH BABU M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled555

SANTA MARIA

California

MOUSTAFA MOUSTAFA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled543

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina