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PRAZOSIN HCL

Prazosin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Prazosin is in a class of medications called alpha-blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

375K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 387 of 3238

$6.67M
Retail Cost

Rank: 908 of 3238

72,870
Patients

Rank: 445 of 3238

48,365
Prescribers

Rank: 390 of 3238

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40%

of people say

it's worth it

26%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 10,995 45,703 $933K
Washington 5,111 30,148 $483K
Massachusetts 3,350 16,691 $254K
New York 3,280 16,013 $318K
Florida 3,229 13,983 $274K
Texas 3,014 13,162 $242K
Pennsylvania 2,488 12,690 $215K
Oregon 2,268 11,977 $198K
Arizona 2,297 11,604 $179K
Missouri 2,108 11,374 $155K
Ohio 2,303 11,280 $201K
North Carolina 2,242 10,466 $178K
Minnesota 1,944 10,053 $195K
Tennessee 1,708 8,849 $161K
Michigan 1,910 8,762 $181K
Illinois 1,768 8,650 $190K
Wisconsin 1,525 8,086 $169K
Indiana 1,561 7,959 $139K
New Mexico 1,503 7,885 $154K
Colorado 1,615 7,765 $133K
Oklahoma 1,174 5,887 $93.8K
Kentucky 1,133 5,496 $97.2K
Georgia 1,192 5,477 $101K
Idaho 857 5,082 $74.6K
Connecticut 962 4,860 $71.5K
Maine 943 4,827 $74.5K
New Jersey 1,018 4,589 $90.5K
Iowa 764 4,317 $84.7K
Virginia 965 4,292 $82.7K
Kansas 802 4,204 $62.5K
Arkansas 785 3,955 $61.6K
Alabama 828 3,944 $73.7K
South Carolina 804 3,549 $55K
New Hampshire 658 3,405 $53.2K
Louisiana 715 3,317 $56.9K
Nebraska 598 3,312 $51.9K
Montana 537 3,240 $50.2K
Rhode Island 574 3,175 $48.1K
Maryland 764 3,139 $72.8K
Utah 599 3,017 $45.7K
Nevada 620 2,778 $51.1K
West Virginia 540 2,760 $41.9K
Mississippi 434 2,363 $43.9K
Hawaii 382 2,021 $38.6K
Vermont 366 1,845 $32.1K
South Dakota 290 1,752 $27K
Alaska 225 1,687 $18.4K
North Dakota 214 1,100 $21K
Wyoming 183 746 $11K
District of Columbia 115 457 $6,543
Delaware 120 449 $10.4K
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 PRAZOSIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled808

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

WELDON MALLGREN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled568

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

ANTHONY ERDMANN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled459

MIAMI

Florida

ARMEEN WEBER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled294

OAKLAND

California

BRYAN KRUMM C.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled284

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MARIANNE KAMPF ARNP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled281

SEATTLE

Washington

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled268

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled261

TACOMA

Washington

BENJAMIN PINTO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled252

BELLEVUE

Washington

STEPHEN BRASSEUX M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

JUDITH OVALLE ABUABARA MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JAIRAM DAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled244

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ELLEN KANTER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled237

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

PAUL FRAZER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled236

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

ELEANOR LEE PHD, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled226

BELLEVUE

Washington

JAMES HALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled224

UNION CITY

Tennessee

KATHLEEN MACK ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled211

TOOELE

Utah

JOEL PECK M.D.

Claims Filled204

AIEA

Hawaii

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled201

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

STEPHEN DENAGY M4915

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

RONALD POPE D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled193

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

MARK ERICKSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled188

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

PATRICK ORUWARI MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled185

POTOSI

Missouri

ELAINE MONAGHAN CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled184

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JOHN COOKE M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled179

NEWARK

New Jersey