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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
RATTANJIT KOHLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

BROOKLYN

New York

MATTHEW SNOW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled167

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS GONZALEZ M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled167

ELMHURST

New York

CLYDE SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JERRY CUNNINGHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled166

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

AARTI LAMBA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

BRANDON

Florida

MATTHEW LOVE M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

BRONX

New York

HAIDONG NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

SEFFNER

Florida

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

SOFIA PANAGI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN HINES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

NICHOLAS TURILLI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

WARWICK

Rhode Island

DAVID GERMAN MD PSC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

GLASGOW

Kentucky

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

ROME

Georgia

FARHAD GHANAAT

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled160

BROOKLYN

New York

DONALD WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

PORT ORANGE

Florida

CLIFFORD FEINER DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled160

JAMAICA

New York

MARION SIMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CLAUDIA LENIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

IMMOKALEE

Florida

LONGHANG NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

SAN JOSE

California

LESLIE BLAKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

MARK DALLE-AVE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

ROGERSVILLE

Tennessee

EMMANUEL GELIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

BALDWIN

New York

JUAN CRUZATTE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE HERDEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida