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PRAZOSIN HCL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

305K
Medicare Part D Claims
$5.26M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 43,376 $857K
Washington 27,463 $424K
Massachusetts 13,137 $203K
New York 12,514 $238K
Florida 10,303 $201K
Pennsylvania 9,968 $166K
Oregon 9,901 $152K
Arizona 9,848 $132K
Texas 9,542 $171K
Missouri 8,669 $123K
Ohio 8,512 $148K
Minnesota 7,721 $150K
North Carolina 7,497 $122K
Illinois 7,295 $157K
Tennessee 7,250 $130K
Colorado 7,068 $108K
New Mexico 6,472 $109K
Michigan 6,345 $135K
Wisconsin 6,267 $131K
Indiana 6,212 $102K
Oklahoma 4,785 $74.5K
Kentucky 4,449 $69.6K
Idaho 4,333 $61.2K
Georgia 4,214 $74.8K
Maine 3,797 $58.7K
Connecticut 3,718 $54.1K
New Jersey 3,638 $72.2K
Iowa 3,616 $66.5K
Virginia 3,227 $60.4K
Kansas 3,156 $45.4K
Arkansas 3,072 $46.8K
Alabama 2,952 $48.9K
Rhode Island 2,786 $39.8K
Nebraska 2,711 $39.6K
Montana 2,705 $40.7K
Louisiana 2,595 $44.7K
Maryland 2,515 $53.7K
West Virginia 2,494 $37.7K
New Hampshire 2,424 $35.3K
Mississippi 2,414 $38K
Nevada 2,371 $40.8K
Utah 2,261 $31.7K
South Carolina 2,097 $33K
Vermont 1,788 $31.1K
Alaska 1,425 $17.1K
South Dakota 1,302 $21.7K
Hawaii 1,272 $25.1K
North Dakota 747 $15K
Wyoming 493 $8,304
Delaware 318 $6,520
District of Columbia 261 $3,971
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for PRAZOSIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN SLIGHTAM M.D,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NORMANDY PARK

Washington

MOUNIR BELCADI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SANTA ROSA

California

ALEXEY ISAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

SUSAN FIXMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

DEBRA SIMONS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

THOMAS VAN DYK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BILLINGS

Montana

WALTER MYSIW MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

WILLIAM BRAGDON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

DALE SANDERSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

CARLA HAMMOND M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PISCATAWAY

New Jersey

GENE LAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

WILLIAM SIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOWNEY

California

JAY SEIGEL

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

ANDREI VEDENIAPIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

LAWRENCE BANTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CALDWELL

Idaho

JE'DETTE GREEN ANP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

JAMES WHITWORTH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BILLINGS

Montana

ALBERTO JIMENO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

TESFAYE LEKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

JONATHAN UECKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

NOEL HOWES ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

LAURENCE SABEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

EL CAJON

California

BRIJNANDAN SODHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DANVILLE

Illinois

DENNIS GAITHER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MOUNT VERNON

Washington

LEVI LEONG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE

Texas