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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 »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 96,771 $15.6M
California 94,914 $15.3M
New York 74,168 $11.9M
Texas 71,957 $12.8M
Pennsylvania 67,062 $11M
New Jersey 38,135 $7.23M
Georgia 38,067 $5.76M
Illinois 36,716 $6.6M
North Carolina 30,130 $4.59M
Ohio 29,915 $5.25M
Louisiana 26,087 $3.78M
Mississippi 22,097 $3.04M
Tennessee 20,503 $3.33M
Michigan 20,218 $4.24M
Missouri 20,045 $3.16M
South Carolina 18,933 $3.02M
Indiana 18,048 $3.28M
Virginia 17,460 $2.95M
Connecticut 16,777 $3.4M
Alabama 16,297 $2.43M
Arkansas 13,932 $1.98M
Arizona 13,738 $2.68M
Kentucky 13,310 $2.29M
Oklahoma 12,433 $2.24M
Maryland 11,853 $2.45M
West Virginia 10,956 $1.79M
Washington 10,700 $2.02M
Oregon 10,044 $1.81M
Wisconsin 7,693 $1.34M
Kansas 7,556 $1.28M
Iowa 7,376 $1.16M
Colorado 7,135 $1.34M
Nebraska 6,947 $1.07M
Utah 6,194 $1.07M
Massachusetts 6,153 $1.16M
Nevada 6,049 $1.12M
Hawaii 4,230 $736K
New Mexico 3,779 $728K
Minnesota 3,507 $727K
Idaho 3,434 $585K
Rhode Island 3,382 $540K
Maine 2,299 $486K
Delaware 2,289 $505K
Montana 2,007 $331K
South Dakota 2,004 $318K
North Dakota 1,728 $303K
Wyoming 1,548 $269K
District of Columbia 1,403 $250K
Vermont 1,218 $227K
New Hampshire 1,173 $221K
Alaska 454 $98.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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