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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
MARY BOULDIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled136

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

JOAN LECK ARNP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled136

SEATTLE

Washington

RICHARD BLATNY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

FAIRBURY

Nebraska

SYLVIA RUTTEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled134

WARSAW

Indiana

DANIEL RASKIND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled132

BELLEVUE

Washington

WENDY SAVILLE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled130

EUGENE

Oregon

JOHN GILBERT D O

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

GRACE KOOPER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

P FELICIA HANIG ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled125

PUYALLUP

Washington

ROBERTO ZAMUDIO-MILLAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

TUC

Arizona

ELEANOR LEE PHD, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled122

BELLEVUE

Washington

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled121

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

THOMAS MCGARRY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled121

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GRAHAM PATRICK PHD, ARNP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled118

PORT ORCHARD

Washington

JOHN BILLINGS ARNP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled116

SPOKANE

Washington

GEORGE SHEHI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

GADSDEN

Alabama

YOLANDA LEWIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled116

PT. ST. LUCIE

Florida

JOSEPH ALISKY MD PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

AURORA

Colorado

NANCY CORLEY-WHEELER MN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled112

TACOMA

Washington

RODOLFO GUZMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled112

BRONX

New York

JOANNA BORNSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled112

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JAMES HALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled110

UNION CITY

Tennessee

KEVIN MCGUIRE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

HOULTON

Maine

HAL GILLESPIE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled109

SPOKANE

Washington

MARIANNE KAMPF ARNP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled109

SEATTLE

Washington