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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
JAIME ROMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

PATRICE BODDIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled289

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

ARTHUR MCADAMS PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled280

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

GERALDINE HAUGHTON NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled280

BROOKLYN

New York

SAM TOUEG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

ELMHURST

New York

MALAY DAS M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled275

BRONX

New York

LURLINE DIXON

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled275

BROOKLYN

New York

CLARK GRAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

MCCALLA

Alabama

THAYANI DHAYAPARAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

JAMAICA

New York

GREGORY TOTEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

DECATUR

Illinois

ROGER MCFARLIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled267

HILLSBORO

Illinois

GIRISH PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

NEW YORK

New York

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

MIAMI

Florida

JUDIT OSVATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

NEW YORK

New York

THANAD SHAY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

PEORIA

Illinois

LINDA BASSETT-SHAFTOE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

SHIVKUMAR TEJWANI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled258

ELMHURST

New York

WILLIAM TOBACK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled258

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ALIA WALKER P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled258

SALLISAW

Oklahoma

PATRICK GORDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

BROOKLYN

New York

ANIL REGMI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

PINEVILLE

Louisiana

JOSHUA MILLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled249

HOOVER

Alabama

MINI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

NEW YORK

New York

LEO MEDUNA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

WAHOO

Nebraska

EDWARD BIGOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

WOMELSDORF

Pennsylvania