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PRAZOSIN HCL

Prazosin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

527K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 334 of 3395

$16.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 768 of 3395

97,351
Patients

Rank: 424 of 3395

60,138
Prescribers

Rank: 370 of 3395

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46%

of people say

it's worth it

29%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

261K

2011

306K

2012

375K

2013

442K

2014

527K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$4.93M

2011

$5.28M

2012

$6.67M

2013

$10.1M

2014

$16.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$45

2011

$41

2012

$40

2013

$47

2014

$55

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,147 43,128 $1.97M
Washington 5,940 35,223 $1.11M
Massachusetts 5,230 27,407 $695K
New York 4,439 22,031 $757K
Texas 4,660 20,566 $633K
Missouri 3,357 20,039 $469K
Pennsylvania 3,812 19,703 $606K
Florida 4,568 19,393 $648K
Ohio 3,701 19,080 $559K
North Carolina 3,531 17,433 $512K
Arizona 3,160 16,912 $449K
Oregon 3,029 16,480 $522K
Minnesota 2,792 14,943 $522K
Illinois 2,699 13,739 $454K
Indiana 2,298 12,508 $349K
Wisconsin 2,297 12,262 $455K
Michigan 2,535 12,008 $422K
Tennessee 2,531 11,776 $362K
Colorado 2,114 10,348 $450K
Oklahoma 1,867 9,598 $271K
New Mexico 1,917 9,465 $328K
Kentucky 1,651 8,136 $238K
Maine 1,452 8,120 $218K
Georgia 1,715 7,692 $231K
Connecticut 1,401 7,512 $181K
Virginia 1,544 7,205 $225K
New Jersey 1,506 6,919 $230K
Kansas 1,252 6,794 $184K
Iowa 1,191 6,759 $209K
Idaho 1,138 6,298 $185K
Arkansas 1,248 6,143 $178K
Maryland 1,266 5,752 $212K
South Carolina 1,121 5,443 $143K
New Hampshire 971 5,377 $132K
Louisiana 1,122 5,164 $151K
Alabama 1,209 5,155 $173K
Rhode Island 925 5,103 $124K
Nebraska 824 4,824 $131K
Utah 950 4,777 $140K
Montana 685 3,948 $112K
West Virginia 762 3,864 $104K
Nevada 747 3,349 $102K
Vermont 545 2,957 $98.5K
Hawaii 510 2,651 $98.5K
Alaska 310 2,635 $58.6K
Mississippi 536 2,634 $87.3K
South Dakota 347 2,208 $66.9K
North Dakota 291 1,595 $55.6K
Wyoming 217 1,087 $31.4K
Delaware 212 946 $28K
District of Columbia 240 856 $19.7K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
ROBERT GERSTMAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled196

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

JAMES GRINDLE PMH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled195

BANGOR

Maine

REBECCA YATES LCSW

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled192

ST. JOHNS

Arizona

JENNIFER HESS PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled191

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

ROBERT VANDIVER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled189

ALBANY

Oregon

CHARLES MISJA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled189

PARMA HEIGHTS

Ohio

MARK MACNEALY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled186

DAYTON

Ohio

GALE SMOLEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled179

ALBANY

Oregon

JON VANLOON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled177

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

PHILIP SANTORA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled177

CONCORD

New Hampshire

PATRICK BENTLEY D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

MEDINA

Ohio

LINDA MITCHELL RN MSN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled176

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

JAMES NEWMAN PMHNP

Claims Filled175

SALEM

Oregon

DIANE QUICK APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled175

BILLINGS

Montana

JENNIE DAWSON APN

Nurse Practitioner, Community Health

Claims Filled173

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

SIOBHAN MARTINEZ APRN-NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled172

HASTINGS

Nebraska

ARTHUR PIERRE-LOUIS M.D,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled172

FORT PIERCE

Florida

DIPAKKUMAR AMIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

TIFFIN

Ohio

DEBRA MARSHINO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

COLUMBUS

Indiana

ROGER HANDRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled168

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

AMY BARNARD NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled168

TUCSON

Arizona

BRETT LU MD PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled168

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LAWREN MERIDETH M D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled168

NORMAN

Oklahoma

JOANNA MULDER A.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled167

TAMPA

Florida

BYRON STROTHER M.D., J.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled166

MORGANTON

North Carolina