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AVAPRO

Used alone or with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. Treats kidney disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.16M
Medicare Part D Claims
$152M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Puerto Rico 145,376 $14.8M
New York 107,843 $15.2M
Florida 87,260 $10.5M
Pennsylvania 67,422 $8.58M
Texas 61,961 $7.96M
California 56,708 $7.44M
New Jersey 40,883 $5.92M
Illinois 39,755 $5.18M
Ohio 30,641 $4.08M
Missouri 28,856 $3.45M
Kentucky 27,611 $3.34M
Tennessee 26,006 $3.09M
Indiana 25,789 $3.45M
South Carolina 25,287 $2.93M
Massachusetts 24,768 $3.41M
Louisiana 24,398 $3.07M
North Carolina 23,079 $2.76M
Alabama 23,050 $2.52M
Georgia 22,813 $2.73M
Minnesota 22,593 $3.55M
Maryland 20,442 $3.32M
Virginia 20,231 $2.61M
Michigan 18,674 $2.95M
Wisconsin 16,551 $2.24M
Iowa 16,140 $1.88M
Mississippi 15,260 $1.61M
Hawaii 13,448 $1.93M
Washington 13,198 $1.82M
Kansas 12,964 $1.61M
West Virginia 11,663 $1.49M
Colorado 11,510 $1.33M
Oklahoma 10,610 $1.34M
Connecticut 10,579 $1.5M
Oregon 9,820 $1.38M
Arkansas 8,756 $954K
Nebraska 8,512 $910K
Arizona 8,190 $1.24M
Nevada 7,099 $1M
Idaho 6,961 $891K
South Dakota 6,587 $764K
Montana 5,340 $652K
New Mexico 4,347 $549K
New Hampshire 3,860 $570K
Rhode Island 3,772 $425K
Utah 3,305 $460K
North Dakota 3,049 $338K
Delaware 2,920 $502K
Wyoming 2,220 $281K
Alaska 2,113 $178K
Maine 2,009 $322K
Vermont 2,008 $271K
District of Columbia 1,851 $233K
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 AVAPRO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LEOPOLDO FORMOSO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled375

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL FORSTHOEFEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

RICARDO MARTINEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled307

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled299

EL CENTRO

California

NOLAN ARRUDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

WAILUKU

Hawaii

JOSEPH MURAKAMI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled273

HONOLULU

Hawaii

TOMMY ENOCH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled270

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

HECTOR DELGADO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

MIAMI

Florida

ENRIQUE CUE-GALVEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES KENT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

QUINCY

Florida

SHAUN LAURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

ANTONIO CARDONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

PATRICK GRAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

MIAMI

Florida

SCOTT SIMEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

KENNER

Louisiana

FRANCIS BUTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

AIEA

Hawaii

RONALD SHUBERT M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled212

CANTON

Ohio

LAWRENCE LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

METAIRIE

Louisiana

LUONG BUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

MIAMI

Florida

MARK NEWBERRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

HAVANA

Florida

STUART NAKAMOTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CARLOS PABLOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

VAN BREEDING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

WHITESBURG

Kentucky

STANLEY GWOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

ROBERT SHAW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID ROCHELIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

OLEAN

New York