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COZAAR

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Cozaar (Losartan) is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Losartan

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

33.5K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 933 of 3395

$6.75M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1053 of 3395

7,303
Patients

Rank: 1025 of 3395

7,750
Prescribers

Rank: 898 of 3395

More info on related drug Losartan »

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57%

of people say

it's worth it

48%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

75K

2011

43.8K

2012

41.5K

2013

36.3K

2014

33.5K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$9.02M

2011

$6.2M

2012

$6.83M

2013

$6.71M

2014

$6.75M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$192

2011

$285

2012

$240

2013

$247

2014

$249

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,286 4,378 $996K
New York 711 3,518 $754K
New Jersey 721 3,128 $661K
Pennsylvania 643 3,065 $559K
Florida 492 2,161 $416K
Texas 258 1,159 $224K
Ohio 212 995 $199K
Michigan 204 934 $190K
Illinois 198 903 $202K
Virginia 163 877 $163K
North Carolina 165 856 $152K
Georgia 165 850 $142K
Massachusetts 140 712 $159K
Minnesota 129 590 $128K
Tennessee 102 558 $107K
Hawaii 115 506 $130K
Wisconsin 95 470 $102K
Washington 100 470 $89.4K
Arizona 106 449 $88.5K
South Carolina 101 439 $76.9K
Connecticut 82 426 $91K
Missouri 80 385 $74.9K
Maryland 98 346 $83K
Iowa 59 324 $52.9K
Colorado 74 317 $66.6K
Kentucky 64 315 $63.4K
Indiana 70 311 $57.8K
Louisiana 47 272 $41.1K
Oregon 62 256 $66K
Alabama 48 235 $43.2K
West Virginia 35 188 $35.2K
Maine 37 160 $33.8K
New Hampshire 28 158 $28.5K
Nevada 38 150 $29.4K
Mississippi 28 149 $28.7K
Kansas 26 147 $21.8K
Oklahoma 41 132 $27K
Rhode Island 17 131 $19.4K
Vermont 22 128 $25.8K
Nebraska 20 114 $17K
Utah 19 92 $17K
Delaware 28 90 $18.7K
Arkansas 14 86 $14.7K
Idaho 20 85 $15.6K
New Mexico 21 83 $14.7K
District of Columbia 23 83 $16.2K
North Dakota 12 68 $9,578
Montana 11 53 $11K
Wyoming 45 $8,320
South Dakota 41 $6,181
Alaska 20 $5,494
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 COZAAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERNO BERDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan