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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
GRACE LAFOLLETTE CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled85

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

JOSE LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

CHULA VISTA

California

PRAVIN PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

CLIO

South Carolina

MIKHAIL IMSEIS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

NESS CITY

Kansas

CLINTON WHITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

DENVER

Colorado

KARI HEISTAND M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

PORT LUDLOW

Washington

HYUN CHO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

PALM DESERT

California

ASHOK NAGELLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

PRESCOTT

Arizona

JAMES GRINDLE PMH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled84

BANGOR

Maine

FRANK OLSHEMSKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

MARY FAUTEUX PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled83

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

DEBORAH HARTMAN MSN, RNC, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled83

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

NANCY HOLZINGER ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled83

OLYMPIA

Washington

PRAVINKUMAR PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled82

WINCHESTER

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER HICKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

DENVER

Colorado

WARREN ONG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled82

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

EDWARD GREEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled82

PORTLAND

Oregon

MASON ROBISON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled81

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

JAMES HOPFENBECK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled81

SEATTLE

Washington

JAIME NOVAIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

SEATTLE

Washington

MELVIN HAGGART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled80

JEFFERSON

Wisconsin

KENT HAVERKAMP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

TOPEKA

Kansas

FERNANDO SANCHEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

HIALEAH

Florida

HENRY FLOREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

YUMA

Arizona