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FOSINOPRIL SODIUM

Fosinopril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. It is also used in combination with other medications to treat heart failure. Fosinopril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

620K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 108,330 $2.08M
Florida 59,918 $1.36M
California 40,281 $1M
Alabama 37,333 $642K
Puerto Rico 33,118 $401K
Pennsylvania 30,229 $627K
Texas 29,937 $723K
Illinois 29,567 $644K
North Carolina 26,001 $532K
Louisiana 24,569 $463K
Georgia 22,849 $479K
Tennessee 21,716 $468K
Ohio 18,650 $488K
New Jersey 17,796 $390K
Virginia 17,636 $395K
Wisconsin 14,852 $334K
Kentucky 14,492 $294K
Missouri 14,142 $310K
Arkansas 12,685 $217K
Oklahoma 12,547 $260K
Indiana 12,459 $291K
Michigan 12,433 $364K
Iowa 11,622 $213K
Mississippi 10,924 $196K
Washington 8,900 $220K
South Carolina 8,280 $170K
Connecticut 7,233 $164K
Arizona 6,836 $159K
Rhode Island 6,834 $116K
Nebraska 6,701 $125K
Oregon 6,544 $133K
Maryland 6,479 $180K
New Mexico 6,471 $117K
West Virginia 6,218 $128K
Kansas 5,851 $137K
Colorado 5,376 $131K
Minnesota 5,330 $111K
Massachusetts 5,063 $117K
New Hampshire 3,174 $86.5K
Maine 2,722 $89.6K
Montana 2,523 $52.1K
Nevada 2,264 $45.1K
Idaho 2,183 $49.8K
North Dakota 1,971 $35K
South Dakota 1,732 $32.8K
Utah 1,468 $33.7K
Hawaii 1,432 $36.4K
Vermont 1,227 $32.3K
Delaware 1,172 $37.7K
District of Columbia 901 $17K
Wyoming 862 $21.4K
Alaska 388 $9,990
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 FOSINOPRIL SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HIEN NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled473

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

JAMES KENNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled457

HENDERSON

North Carolina

EPIFANIA RAMIREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled449

NEWARK

New Jersey

DAVID JOHNSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled442

SEARCY

Arkansas

LEON BLUE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled410

SEARCY

Arkansas

ADRIENNE CARTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAMES COFFEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled406

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SULAF MANSUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SAMEER MISRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

HOLLIS

New York

CHING-HUNG CHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

ELMHURST

New York

SHIRLEY JONES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled382

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

RIAN MONTGOMERY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled362

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LONEIEN ONG

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled360

BRONX

New York

SETH FISHER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled355

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

RICHARD MELIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled352

SALLISAW

Oklahoma

HARRY BISHOP M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled349

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SALAHUDDIN FAROOQUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

EUTAW

Alabama

CHRISTINE HECKEMEYER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled335

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CAROL SCHMIDT P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled334

SALLISAW

Oklahoma

JORGE ESQUIVEL MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled328

LAKELAND

Florida

MARIE REID DURANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled309

BROOKLYN

New York

ESCIPION PEDROZA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled306

METAIRIE

Louisiana

CHANG YOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled305

ELMHURST

New York

JEREMY ALLEN D.O.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled305

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

TANVEER QURESHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled303

DENTON

Texas