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AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE/BENAZEPRIL

The combination of amlodipine and benazepril is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.59M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 120 of 3362

$147M
Retail Cost

Rank: 175 of 3362

463,251
Patients

Rank: 162 of 3362

147,516
Prescribers

Rank: 172 of 3362

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 41,887 223,907 $13.1M
Texas 38,254 197,169 $12.2M
Florida 34,249 178,337 $9.92M
California 30,387 169,331 $9.22M
Pennsylvania 27,179 163,802 $10.5M
North Carolina 18,212 109,696 $5.45M
Georgia 16,510 102,757 $6.09M
Ohio 19,437 99,988 $6.99M
Illinois 17,331 88,386 $5.51M
Michigan 19,537 82,998 $4.85M
South Carolina 13,605 82,991 $4.31M
Louisiana 12,934 82,247 $3.87M
Alabama 14,433 80,804 $4.23M
Tennessee 14,288 80,151 $4.37M
New Jersey 16,624 79,146 $5.29M
Virginia 10,801 59,428 $3.22M
Kentucky 9,492 54,441 $2.97M
Indiana 10,471 52,061 $3.45M
Mississippi 7,494 50,871 $2.28M
Missouri 6,841 40,081 $2.19M
Arkansas 5,713 39,201 $1.67M
Oklahoma 6,479 34,632 $2.11M
Maryland 6,775 29,084 $1.89M
Iowa 4,209 25,371 $1.19M
West Virginia 4,174 24,292 $1.25M
Connecticut 5,041 24,138 $1.57M
Arizona 4,912 21,346 $1.46M
Kansas 3,673 20,777 $1.2M
Wisconsin 4,240 20,126 $1.47M
Massachusetts 3,248 17,054 $1.08M
Minnesota 3,580 16,838 $894K
Hawaii 2,943 16,051 $980K
Nebraska 2,104 13,464 $557K
Nevada 2,616 12,642 $731K
Colorado 2,419 11,336 $698K
Oregon 2,135 10,759 $631K
Washington 2,123 10,382 $612K
Utah 1,772 8,258 $570K
New Mexico 1,503 6,817 $478K
Delaware 1,675 6,814 $483K
Rhode Island 1,061 6,752 $412K
Idaho 1,272 6,472 $458K
South Dakota 716 4,193 $182K
North Dakota 748 4,189 $186K
New Hampshire 738 3,709 $245K
Montana 699 3,677 $170K
District of Columbia 629 3,290 $171K
Maine 664 2,921 $251K
Wyoming 395 2,016 $112K
Vermont 324 1,441 $96.4K
Alaska 187 964 $53.1K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,170

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID CASTELLONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled743

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled726

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARIO MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled724

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

CHAULA PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled665

BRONX

New York

FARHAD GHANAAT

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled655

BROOKLYN

New York

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled622

VAN NUYS

California

STEPHEN LAROSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled618

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

MATTHEW HALEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled598

CARBONDALE

Pennsylvania

ALAN EGELMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled572

NEW YORK

New York

JOAQUIN DIEGO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled561

MIAMI

Florida

ALFORD SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled548

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled538

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

WALFORD LINDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled528

BROOKLYN

New York

CHARLES ROMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled528

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled510

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled498

WINFIELD

Alabama

FARRELL MENDELSOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled494

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

HUGO GARCIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled490

MIAMI

Florida

EUARDO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

RODOLFO GUZMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled476

BRONX

New York

FRANK MORO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled471

CARBONDALE

Pennsylvania

RICHARD LAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled460

HONOLULU

Hawaii