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BENICAR HCT

Benicar HCT is a combination medicine. Olmesartan (an angiotensin receptor blocker) lowers blood pressure by making blood vessels relax. Hydrochlorothiazide (a diuretic or water pill) lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing extra fluid from your body. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.07M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 225 of 3238

$210M
Retail Cost

Rank: 115 of 3238

200,053
Patients

Rank: 284 of 3238

94,630
Prescribers

Rank: 246 of 3238

User Reviews of BENICAR HCT »

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59%

of people say

it's worth it

48%

of people say

it worked well

29%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Zestoretic Diovan HCT

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 18,429 103,692 $19M
Texas 20,124 99,626 $20.4M
Florida 18,023 95,275 $18.2M
New York 17,890 95,241 $18.9M
Pennsylvania 12,299 69,592 $13.6M
New Jersey 9,526 44,847 $9.85M
Georgia 7,432 42,720 $7.4M
Illinois 7,071 35,915 $7.59M
North Carolina 5,967 33,938 $5.99M
Ohio 6,155 30,729 $6.38M
Louisiana 4,819 28,205 $4.67M
Michigan 5,827 24,952 $6.2M
Tennessee 4,751 24,625 $4.64M
Mississippi 3,990 24,433 $3.88M
Indiana 4,649 22,209 $4.79M
Missouri 3,854 21,606 $3.97M
South Carolina 3,944 21,294 $3.95M
Virginia 3,738 19,766 $3.93M
Alabama 3,072 17,746 $3.14M
Connecticut 3,653 17,654 $4.04M
Arkansas 2,470 15,210 $2.5M
Kentucky 2,822 14,500 $2.87M
Arizona 3,085 13,820 $3.16M
Maryland 3,144 13,523 $3.31M
Oklahoma 2,532 12,810 $2.65M
West Virginia 2,273 12,357 $2.37M
Washington 2,005 9,804 $2.1M
Oregon 1,673 8,577 $1.79M
Kansas 1,556 8,529 $1.62M
Wisconsin 1,534 7,883 $1.65M
Iowa 1,246 7,604 $1.38M
Colorado 1,556 7,361 $1.56M
Nebraska 1,183 7,180 $1.28M
Massachusetts 1,360 6,947 $1.55M
Nevada 1,252 5,839 $1.27M
Utah 1,193 5,798 $1.2M
Hawaii 763 3,931 $811K
Rhode Island 630 3,895 $690K
New Mexico 766 3,622 $798K
Idaho 671 3,270 $638K
Minnesota 691 3,091 $755K
Delaware 643 2,520 $683K
North Dakota 369 2,028 $401K
Maine 461 2,010 $505K
South Dakota 324 1,964 $349K
District of Columbia 409 1,957 $393K
Montana 343 1,869 $369K
Wyoming 279 1,367 $270K
Vermont 202 1,047 $240K
New Hampshire 184 928 $196K
Alaska 121 598 $123K
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 BENICAR HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROWLAND REYNA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled302

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled302

HIALEAH

Florida

VITALY VOLOVOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled297

EL CENTRO

California

WAEL YACOUB M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled297

WHITEHALL

Pennsylvania

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

BRONX

New York

STEVE SEEKOOK PARK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled289

LOS ANGELES

California

ALLA BOYKOFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

SAN FRANCISCO

California

INNA INOYATOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

BROOKLYN

New York

NATALIYA ZELMAN-SOSONKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

STATEN ISLAND

New York

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled279

LOS ANGELES

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled277

LOS ANGELES

California

KLARA FRADLIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

BROOKLYN

New York

PEDRO DIAZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

HIALEAH

Florida

RITA GOLDVUG M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

REGO PARK

New York

NASEM SAYEGH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled269

YONKERS

New York

GRISEL MACWILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled268

HIALEAH

Florida

IRINA AVRUCHEVSKAYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

BROOKLYN

New York

EDUARDO PIGNANELLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

NEW YORK

New York

IRENE PERLOFF D.O., M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXEY ISAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN HARDIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

MARTINSVILLE

Indiana

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

MIAMI

Florida

STELLA ILYAEV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

REGO PARK

New York

DMITRIY RATSENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

BROOKLYN

New York