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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
REBECCA YATES LCSW

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled174

ST. JOHNS

Arizona

SUSAN GAGNON

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled173

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

STEVEN ANDREWS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled173

WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Wisconsin

NOELLE HERRIER MSN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled173

PHOENIX

Arizona

ANGELO BALLASIOTES PHARM.D.

Pharmacist, Psychiatric

Claims Filled172

YAKIMA

Washington

DANIEL PITTS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled172

RICHLAND

Washington

ANTHONY LEWIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled171

PT. ST. LUCIE

Florida

THERON SILLS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled170

GREELEY

Colorado

MARK NICHOLSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

BILLINGS

Montana

DIPAKKUMAR AMIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled167

TIFFIN

Ohio

TINSLEY RUCKER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled165

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

MAX HAQUE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled165

LOGAN

Ohio

JOHN WADLEIGH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled163

TUCSON

Arizona

PETERYNE MILLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled162

TULSA

Oklahoma

NANCY CORLEY-WHEELER MN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled158

TACOMA

Washington

BHASKAR GOWDA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled158

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

ROGER HANDRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled157

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

MARY BEEGLE DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled156

SEDALIA

Missouri

DEANNE REMER PHD, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled156

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

ALBERT SHAW MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled155

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

QUENTIN TURNBULL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

SAMUEL FADARE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled151

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

DAVID SCHLAGEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled150

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

JAYAPRAKASH SHETTY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled149

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

THOMAS MCGARRY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled148

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma