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RAMIPRIL

Ramipril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. By blocking a chemical that usually tightens blood vessels, it makes blood vessels relax. This lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

3.08M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 102 of 3238

$72.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 277 of 3238

568,364
Patients

Rank: 129 of 3238

168,835
Prescribers

Rank: 137 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 77,827 395,433 $10M
Texas 44,774 236,746 $5.6M
Florida 45,868 220,826 $5.62M
California 38,043 212,989 $4.62M
New Jersey 38,930 178,264 $4.49M
Pennsylvania 27,028 151,173 $3.77M
North Carolina 23,194 140,750 $2.91M
Ohio 23,765 118,359 $3.42M
Tennessee 19,008 108,028 $2.62M
Alabama 15,797 91,614 $1.83M
Illinois 17,180 85,595 $2.27M
Michigan 18,109 76,356 $1.83M
Georgia 13,007 76,306 $1.74M
Louisiana 11,494 71,310 $1.31M
Kentucky 11,321 67,602 $1.46M
Indiana 13,306 66,847 $1.66M
Missouri 10,296 59,867 $1.31M
Virginia 10,588 54,826 $1.28M
South Carolina 7,711 41,477 $977K
Arkansas 5,748 39,160 $669K
Mississippi 5,911 38,028 $692K
Connecticut 7,174 35,404 $960K
Maryland 7,758 32,417 $1.03M
Washington 5,667 28,674 $708K
Arizona 6,558 28,234 $812K
Iowa 4,394 27,903 $531K
West Virginia 4,737 27,236 $611K
Nebraska 3,598 24,161 $442K
Oklahoma 4,603 23,930 $583K
Kansas 4,020 22,478 $516K
Wisconsin 4,124 20,763 $632K
Minnesota 4,141 20,497 $474K
Massachusetts 3,433 18,734 $484K
Oregon 3,509 18,200 $438K
Colorado 3,401 16,956 $459K
Nevada 3,265 15,023 $362K
Utah 2,657 12,557 $345K
Rhode Island 1,641 11,321 $329K
Idaho 2,111 10,566 $253K
North Dakota 1,451 8,324 $160K
Delaware 2,060 7,970 $272K
New Hampshire 1,457 6,866 $213K
New Mexico 1,273 6,421 $181K
Hawaii 1,118 5,787 $125K
South Dakota 865 5,556 $98.5K
Maine 1,203 5,320 $170K
Montana 816 4,320 $88.3K
Wyoming 770 4,043 $91.9K
Vermont 722 3,595 $101K
District of Columbia 566 2,511 $74.1K
Alaska 282 1,382 $39.3K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for RAMIPRIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled515

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

OLLE KJELLGREN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled496

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

MICHAEL MERHIGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled491

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

LAXMICHAND KAMNANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled489

PAMPA

Texas

MICHAEL MARMULSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled487

ALBANY

New York

HECTOR URRUTIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled484

MCALLEN

Texas

RICHARD GOLDWEIT MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled484

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

FRED TALARICO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled483

UTICA

New York

GARY OPPENHEIM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled482

BELLEVUE

Washington

FORTUNE DUGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled479

METAIRIE

Louisiana

NEAL DUHON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled477

RAYNE

Louisiana

WILLIAM WRIGHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled476

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

HAROUTIOUN MESROBIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled473

GLENDALE

California

HOWARD BRAZIL

Specialist

Claims Filled470

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

DAVID KRAUS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled469

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

JOSE LIMON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled466

BANNING

California

OSCAR-ALFONSO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled466

PORTERVILLE

California

JOHN PARGULSKI D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled465

DES MOINES

Iowa

STEVEN GUBIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled463

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RAFAEL DELGADO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled460

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

STEVEN STUBBLEFIELD M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled459

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

THAYANI DHAYAPARAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

JAMAICA

New York

CARY HIRSCH MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled448

SUFFERN

New York

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled447

LIMA

Ohio

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ FIERRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled447

MARRERO

Louisiana