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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
BRYAN WHITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled406

ARLINGTON

Texas

RICHARD BERRY MD, FACP, FACGS

Specialist

Claims Filled404

WHITEVILLE

North Carolina

PAUL COHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

SYRACUSE

New York

ULISES RODRIGUEZ

Specialist

Claims Filled402

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL CHOI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

POMONA

California

EDWARD KALMAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

NEWARK

New Jersey

WILLIAM RUSSO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled392

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ERNESTO RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled391

AMARILLO

Texas

CARL YORITA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled389

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LUIS ALVARADO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled389

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

GEORGE BRODERICK MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled386

DAYTON

Ohio

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled385

EL PASO

Texas

DAVID WRIGHT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

CORDOVA

Tennessee

BRUCE GORDON DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled384

DALLAS

Texas

JUAN VILA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled383

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled383

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

ALBERT BENCHABBAT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

BROOKLYN

New York

SHIV KHANNA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

LAVALE

Maryland

JAY SCHAPIRA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled377

LOS ANGELES

California

VAN REEDER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled377

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LUIS DIAZ BARRIOS MD.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled377

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS ALCORTA MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled375

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

DANIEL CONROY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled374

CLIFTON

New Jersey

ALLAN BEYDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled374

FLUSHING

New York

CARLOS ACOSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled374

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico