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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
RENE MAYORGA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

MIAMI

Florida

SOOSAIPILLAI JEYAPALAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

BUFFALO

New York

STEPHANIE SARRAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JOSEPH WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

SUMTER

South Carolina

DAVID CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled154

ST MARYS

Pennsylvania

GREGORY TILTON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled154

METAIRIE

Louisiana

ROBIN YASUI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled153

DENVER

Colorado

MORITZ DEHLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

LYNDIA ORDILLAS-JORGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW D'ONOFRIO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled151

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

YOSHIO ODA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

HONOLULU

Hawaii

VIRGILIO SANCHEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled151

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN LAROSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

DOUGLAS BREWER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

WILSON

North Carolina

JUDITH LEWIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

BLAKE BURCHETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

SALOMON MITRANI-SEVY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled148

MIAMI

Florida

MARY BETH COLLINS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled147

ROCHESTER

New York

PAUL CRAWFORD M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled146

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

MARIA RAZON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled146

RUSKIN

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

MIAMI

Florida

DAVEN CHUN M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled146

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JAMES HOROHOE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

HENRIETTA

New York

LAZARO PRIEGUES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida