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AVAPRO

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

348K
Medicare Part D Claims
$49.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 36,405 $5.62M
Florida 30,633 $4.1M
California 21,904 $3.16M
Texas 21,192 $3.03M
Pennsylvania 20,441 $2.8M
New Jersey 14,438 $2.41M
Illinois 13,172 $1.95M
Ohio 10,048 $1.45M
Louisiana 9,455 $1.23M
Missouri 8,920 $1.17M
Tennessee 8,519 $1.13M
Kentucky 8,439 $1.11M
Indiana 7,965 $1.18M
Georgia 7,960 $1.04M
South Carolina 7,665 $973K
North Carolina 7,494 $969K
Massachusetts 7,240 $1.08M
Alabama 6,702 $820K
Michigan 6,691 $1.15M
Virginia 6,542 $909K
Maryland 6,452 $1.15M
Minnesota 6,008 $1.04M
Wisconsin 5,844 $827K
Mississippi 5,531 $625K
Iowa 5,042 $632K
Connecticut 4,675 $784K
Kansas 4,133 $546K
Washington 4,115 $625K
Hawaii 4,070 $658K
Oklahoma 3,814 $537K
Colorado 3,597 $480K
West Virginia 3,372 $473K
Arkansas 2,922 $348K
Oregon 2,921 $456K
Arizona 2,892 $499K
Nebraska 2,738 $324K
Idaho 2,104 $294K
Nevada 2,080 $323K
South Dakota 1,865 $244K
Montana 1,589 $205K
New Mexico 1,571 $194K
Rhode Island 1,196 $146K
New Hampshire 1,127 $188K
Utah 1,033 $156K
Delaware 905 $169K
North Dakota 883 $112K
Alaska 798 $72.9K
Wyoming 677 $94.4K
District of Columbia 599 $86.8K
Vermont 593 $86.5K
Maine 584 $109K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
VAN BREEDING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

WHITESBURG

Kentucky

JOSE SERRANO MUNOZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

VICTOR REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

AUSBERTO ALEJANDRO BENITEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS CARRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOSUE CASTRESANA

Nephrology

Claims Filled85

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

MARIA RIOS BONILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled85

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

BARBARA SCHUH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

BROOKLYN

New York

RICARDO BLONDET VISSEPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

PONCE

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

JESUS SANTOS ELOSEGUI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

GURABO

Puerto Rico

LYDIA DIAZ BORRAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled84

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ERIC AVILES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO ALVAREZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled83

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

ALBERTO SASTRE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled83

CIALES

Puerto Rico

LUIS TAVAREZ ALARCON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

CIALES

Puerto Rico

JOSE FREESE-SUAREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CHRISTOPHER GUARISCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

VERONICA ORTIZ RODRIGUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled82

LAJAS

Puerto Rico

RODOLFO PROTACIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

GLENDALE

California

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

FORTUNE DUGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled81

METAIRIE

Louisiana

REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

FONG LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

BROOKLYN

New York