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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

143K
Medicare Part D Claims
$4.92M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 42,793 $910K
Washington 23,642 $388K
New York 10,569 $226K
Florida 9,595 $194K
Massachusetts 9,499 $164K
Pennsylvania 8,927 $171K
Texas 8,411 $164K
Arizona 8,171 $121K
Oregon 8,003 $133K
Ohio 7,484 $145K
Tennessee 6,960 $135K
Colorado 6,593 $111K
Illinois 6,503 $145K
Minnesota 6,226 $133K
Missouri 6,111 $105K
North Carolina 6,090 $109K
Wisconsin 5,499 $119K
Indiana 5,034 $92.9K
Michigan 4,826 $115K
New Mexico 3,909 $74.8K
Georgia 3,794 $72.5K
Oklahoma 3,639 $64.2K
Kentucky 3,554 $67.4K
Idaho 3,464 $52.5K
Iowa 3,201 $58.8K
New Jersey 2,972 $62.9K
Connecticut 2,936 $43.9K
Kansas 2,765 $45.9K
Maine 2,764 $47.5K
Virginia 2,743 $56.7K
Arkansas 2,692 $46.4K
Alabama 2,678 $48.7K
Mississippi 2,302 $38.7K
Maryland 2,184 $53.3K
West Virginia 2,114 $35.9K
Nebraska 2,082 $30.7K
New Hampshire 2,037 $31.7K
Rhode Island 2,029 $30.8K
Louisiana 2,013 $39.3K
Montana 2,012 $32.1K
Nevada 1,870 $34.2K
Utah 1,779 $26.1K
Vermont 1,370 $25.6K
South Carolina 1,326 $25K
Alaska 1,229 $15.8K
South Dakota 1,168 $19.7K
Hawaii 975 $20.7K
Puerto Rico 684 $11.6K
North Dakota 651 $13.7K
Wyoming 317 $7,337
Delaware 227 $6,055
District of Columbia 196 $3,353
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 PRAZOSIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK SAMSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

LACEY

Washington

PETER CARMANY PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

MELANIE ROMO N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

RAJENDRAKUMAR TRIVEDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

GABRIEL RODARTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

ESCONDIDO

California

L'TANYA HAITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON PARK

Maryland

GENE LAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GREGORY DAVIS DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

BETH SANDMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

TUKWILA

Washington

JAMES TRUE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

APRIL BEASLEY-IRVING M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

GLENS FALLS

New York

STEPHEN BUMP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LA GRANDE

Oregon

JAMES ROBERTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORT PIERCE

Florida

ALAN GELMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

BELLFLOWER

California

PHILLIP HILL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

LOWELL

Massachusetts

THEODORE WILF M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RICHARD PANTAROTTO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAN DIEGO

California

AIBAR HUATUCO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled51

TRACY

California

MANOOCHEHR MANSHADI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DONALD HENNINGS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JON VANLOON

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

CAROL SMITH DNP, APRN, BC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled51

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

SUSANNE WARGO APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled51

BRISTOL

Connecticut

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

HEATHER HALL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

SAN FRANCISCO

California