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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
STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled530

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled525

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

EDWARD CARLOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled524

MOBILE

Alabama

TODD EDWARDS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled519

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ABDUL BURIDI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled514

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ANGELA LAMOTTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled498

COMPTON

California

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled486

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

MIKHAIL PERELMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled484

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LYNN LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled468

VALDOSTA

Georgia

HARDING YOUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled455

LYNWOOD

California

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled453

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

MIRZA HAMIRANI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled444

VIENNA

West Virginia

GROVER HUBLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled443

MADISONVILLE

Texas

JAZA BROWN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled440

ATLANTA

Georgia

BRENDA HOTT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled435

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

KUMARA PRATHIPATI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

SAN DIEGO

California

JEAN BALZORA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled429

BRONX

New York

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled425

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN LYSTASH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled421

ROANOKE

Virginia

RODERICK HAITHCOCK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled419

RICHMOND

Virginia

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled419

WESTLAND

Michigan

DONALD RUSSO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled414

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

YOUNHO CHUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled412

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan