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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
ANTHONY ERDMANN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled320

MIAMI

Florida

LORI ROGERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled307

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

ANTHONY LEWIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

PT. ST. LUCIE

Florida

MICHAEL MANSOUR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

WELDON MALLGREN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled249

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

ROGER HANDRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled246

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

RONALD POPE D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled237

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled231

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

BENJAMIN PINTO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled216

BELLEVUE

Washington

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled215

TACOMA

Washington

CHRISTOPHER KELLER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled211

MERIDIAN

Idaho

KATHLEEN MACK ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled208

YAKIMA

Washington

JOHN MONTEVERDE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled196

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHRISTINE GODDARD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled194

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

MICHAEL KUNTZELMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled177

TUCSON

Arizona

MICHAEL BUTLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

BREMERTON

Washington

SUSAN GAGNON

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled173

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

MARGUERITE GIBSON ARNP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Chronically Ill

Claims Filled169

BELLINGHAM

Washington

TERRY LANES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled153

WARM SPRINGS

Montana

CHARLES KUTTNER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled153

PORTLAND

Oregon

STEPHEN DENAGY M4915

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

WILLIAM FULLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled151

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled144

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

CYNTHIA MILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

TUCSON

Arizona

GUIDO LEON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico