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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 »


Medicare Part D Claims
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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