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MICARDIS

Micardis is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). By blocking a chemical that usually tightens blood vessels, it makes blood vessels relax. This lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

511K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 332 of 3238

$105M
Retail Cost

Rank: 200 of 3238

94,623
Patients

Rank: 405 of 3238

63,773
Prescribers

Rank: 334 of 3238

User Reviews of MICARDIS »

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Alternatives:

Benicar Losartan Diovan Atacand

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 9,808 57,384 $11.4M
California 9,097 46,226 $9.43M
Florida 8,696 43,046 $9.04M
Texas 7,667 38,512 $8.1M
North Carolina 5,127 31,212 $5.75M
New Jersey 5,215 24,193 $6.1M
Pennsylvania 3,707 19,708 $4.13M
Georgia 3,243 18,103 $3.36M
Illinois 2,613 14,251 $2.99M
Tennessee 2,668 14,140 $2.91M
Missouri 2,290 13,831 $2.53M
Washington 2,549 12,880 $2.81M
Michigan 2,714 11,532 $3.07M
Virginia 2,125 11,314 $2.34M
Louisiana 1,784 10,712 $1.91M
Alabama 1,811 10,236 $2M
Ohio 2,010 9,768 $2.2M
Indiana 1,811 9,145 $2.03M
South Carolina 1,513 8,643 $1.59M
Kentucky 1,485 8,511 $1.64M
Kansas 1,322 7,736 $1.42M
Oregon 1,503 7,429 $1.57M
Maryland 1,230 5,532 $1.39M
Oklahoma 1,031 5,365 $1.08M
Mississippi 856 5,092 $870K
Arizona 1,080 4,840 $1.09M
Connecticut 1,039 4,763 $1.13M
Arkansas 772 4,620 $806K
Nebraska 717 4,456 $786K
West Virginia 794 4,202 $826K
Iowa 605 3,975 $679K
Wisconsin 744 3,746 $806K
Massachusetts 574 2,855 $585K
Idaho 545 2,821 $556K
Nevada 579 2,490 $608K
Colorado 520 2,466 $546K
Hawaii 509 2,459 $535K
District of Columbia 356 2,096 $357K
Utah 407 2,011 $427K
Delaware 457 1,828 $567K
Maine 369 1,811 $441K
Minnesota 345 1,698 $374K
Rhode Island 262 1,525 $273K
New Hampshire 270 1,284 $311K
Montana 224 1,226 $238K
South Dakota 184 1,195 $203K
North Dakota 197 1,043 $204K
New Mexico 183 824 $176K
Alaska 149 811 $145K
Vermont 91 472 $113K
Wyoming 81 399 $84K
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 MICARDIS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAUL RODRIGUEZ MD

Community Health Worker

Claims Filled514

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled460

NEW YORK

New York

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

LOS ANGELES

California

KWOK-MAN LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

NEW YORK

New York

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

ELMHURST

New York

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled280

CERRITOS

California

BEVON MIELE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled234

FLEMINGTON

New Jersey

BORIS PEYSIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

BROOKLYN

New York

JUAN AGUILAR-CHACON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled215

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS ANDUX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

MIAMI

Florida

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled196

LOS ANGELES

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

LOS ANGELES

California

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

BROOKLYN

New York

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled178

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

GARY SPEKTOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

BROOKLYN

New York

REX WU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

NEW YORK

New York

GARY OPPENHEIM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled174

BELLEVUE

Washington

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ALBERTO URENA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS KANEGAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

LOS ANGELES

California

MILTON BLETTEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

TIGARD

Oregon

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled154

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOHN MANN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled153

DUNN

North Carolina