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BENICAR HCT

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a diuretic ("water pill"). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.03M
Medicare Part D Claims
$144M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 105,144 $14M
California 101,052 $13.8M
Texas 75,729 $11.1M
Pennsylvania 73,670 $10.1M
New York 71,706 $9.84M
Illinois 40,946 $6.02M
Georgia 39,789 $5.06M
New Jersey 36,841 $5.64M
North Carolina 35,712 $4.55M
Ohio 32,768 $4.8M
Louisiana 27,875 $3.55M
Mississippi 23,315 $2.7M
Missouri 22,047 $2.92M
Tennessee 20,888 $2.8M
South Carolina 19,513 $2.57M
Indiana 19,471 $2.92M
Virginia 18,903 $2.68M
Alabama 17,780 $2.18M
Michigan 16,952 $2.87M
Connecticut 16,121 $2.58M
Arizona 15,633 $2.5M
Kentucky 14,788 $2.11M
Arkansas 14,575 $1.72M
Washington 13,637 $2.11M
Maryland 12,936 $2.23M
Oklahoma 12,709 $1.91M
Oregon 12,198 $1.8M
West Virginia 11,248 $1.52M
Wisconsin 9,296 $1.34M
Kansas 8,900 $1.24M
Iowa 8,333 $1.08M
Colorado 7,988 $1.25M
Nebraska 7,883 $1.01M
Utah 7,672 $1.09M
Nevada 7,504 $1.16M
Massachusetts 6,499 $1.01M
Hawaii 5,107 $724K
New Mexico 4,315 $683K
Idaho 4,261 $601K
Minnesota 4,109 $683K
Rhode Island 3,229 $439K
Maine 2,557 $438K
Puerto Rico 2,500 $286K
Montana 2,381 $329K
South Dakota 2,364 $307K
Delaware 2,330 $436K
North Dakota 2,063 $299K
Wyoming 1,868 $262K
District of Columbia 1,521 $227K
Vermont 1,455 $223K
New Hampshire 1,260 $194K
Alaska 610 $100K
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 BENICAR HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,067

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled694

LOS ANGELES

California

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled607

HIALEAH

Florida

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled562

LOS ANGELES

California

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled562

BEVERLY HILLS

California

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled526

BROOKLYN

New York

FERNANDO ORAMAS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled491

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled485

EL CENTRO

California

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled460

MIAMI

Florida

LLEWELLYN SIMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

LAKE PROVIDENCE

Louisiana

RAMIRO CORO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled410

HIALEAH

Florida

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled382

HIALEAH

Florida

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled378

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled366

HIALEAH

Florida

HOMAN SIMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled355

WILMINGTON

California

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled347

MIAMI

Florida

SIMA MUSTER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

BROOKLYN

New York

GARY CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled322

BROOKLYN

New York

DINA SVERDLOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

SAN MATEO

California

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

MIAMI

Florida

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled312

LOS ANGELES

California

ROWLAND REYNA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled311

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KLARA FRADLIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled309

BROOKLYN

New York

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled309

LOS ANGELES

California