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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
LUIS AGUIAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

HIALEAH

Florida

JAMES JANOUSEK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled145

LIVE OAK

Florida

NHAT MAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

SAN JOSE

California

DENIS CHAGNON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

LAKE PLACID

New York

DANIEL GARCIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

WAILUKU

Hawaii

JAMES GOETZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

GEORGE RICHMOND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CHRISTINE BARTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

WILSON

North Carolina

MILTON HOBBS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

OXFORD

Mississippi

DAVID STAHL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

MIDDLEPORT

New York

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled141

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

JUICHIH HSU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

ELKTON

Maryland

OWEN KANESHIRO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ERIC BOUCHARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

ROY FORMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

DAVID JUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

HILO

Hawaii

JOHN POPOVICH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

NAPOLEON MAMINTA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

TERESITA BELE GAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

WEST COVINA

California

SANDEEP RAHANGDALE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

AURELIO MITJANS M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled136

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH GENTILE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

AMHERST

New York

TIBOR KOPJAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

MARYVILLE

Illinois

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled135

MIAMI

Florida

HOWARD SPERRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

BUFFALO

New York