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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
ROBB STIDWILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

CONCORD

New Hampshire

PAMELA ARCHULETA NP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled54

NAMPA

Idaho

AMY BURNS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

SPOKANE

Washington

MIGUEL OCHOA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled54

DANVILLE

Illinois

ELLEN HALVERSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

PALMER

Alaska

RICHARD RIES MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

SEATTLE

Washington

DARIUS DAVIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

ELI SCHOTZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JULIA BELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

HAMILTON

Montana

SUSAN FIXMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

SARAH MCCLAIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

SAN ANGELO

Texas

JAMES SETIAWAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

FONTANA

California

BARBARA BIRDWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

FORT WORTH

Texas

PUNYABRATA ROY M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

CENTRE HALL

Pennsylvania

MILES ARDAMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ANDREW GOMBASH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

BENJAMIN PARKER MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Mental Health Including Community Mental Health Center

Claims Filled52

PADUCAH

Kentucky

JANE KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

SARAVANAN BALAMUTHUSAMY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled52

TUCSON

Arizona

CASEY RYAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled52

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

BARBARA MINCHIN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled52

PORT TOWNSEND

Washington

SAMUEL NELSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

TUCSON

Arizona

ALINA VRINCEANU-HAMM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

PRINCETON

West Virginia

TOAN TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

WESTMINSTER

California

ROBERT WALL APRN-BC, FNP, APMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

ROCKPORT

Maine