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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
MINESH PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

MICHIGAN CITY

Indiana

EDWARD ERBE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled108

MISSOULA

Montana

DANIEL YOUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

WALNUT CREEK

California

HUMAYUN SHAREEF MD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

FT PIERCE

Florida

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled108

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ROLANDO HINOJOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

MISSION

Texas

PATRICIA MASOPUST APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled106

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

RICHARD REPASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

HUTCHINSON

Minnesota

KATIE FASSBINDER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

VIROQUA

Wisconsin

ARMEEN WEBER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

OAKLAND

California

SCOTT DONOFRIO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

SOCORRO

New Mexico

MEREDITH FINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled101

SEATTLE

Washington

LISA VICKERS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled101

YAKIMA

Washington

ANAS HANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LINA ROSIN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled100

TUCSON

Arizona

ALBERT HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

SANTA MARIA

California

JASON NELSON CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled99

DULUTH

Minnesota

ALMOS NAGY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled98

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

CHRISTOPHER NOELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled97

BELLINGHAM

Washington

RICHARD ZIELINSKI MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled97

LAWTON

Oklahoma

SOFIA KHANDEKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MUHAMMAD MUSHTAQ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled97

DANVILLE

Illinois

PREDRAG GLIGOROVIC MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled97

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

MARVIN KERZNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

STEPHEN HOWE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

California