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BENAZEPRIL HCL

Lotensin (benazepril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. 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 benazepril

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

3.29M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 105 of 3393

$28.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 612 of 3393

654,272
Patients

Rank: 130 of 3393

189,033
Prescribers

Rank: 132 of 3393

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61%

of people say

it's worth it

64%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

3.29M

2012

3.53M

2013

3.46M

2014

3.43M

2015

3.17M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$35.6M

2012

$38.9M

2013

$34.9M

2014

$29.6M

2015

$28.2M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$59

2012

$61

2013

$53

2014

$44

2015

$43

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 157,172 787,437 $6.69M
Florida 45,667 202,528 $1.88M
Texas 39,682 184,064 $1.57M
Tennessee 30,357 151,728 $1.51M
North Carolina 28,578 150,156 $1.25M
Georgia 21,930 120,132 $884K
New York 23,610 115,088 $1.04M
Pennsylvania 20,485 105,680 $945K
Illinois 21,167 100,538 $972K
South Carolina 18,639 96,182 $812K
Louisiana 16,805 94,238 $760K
Ohio 17,487 82,391 $766K
Indiana 14,182 65,878 $662K
Alabama 12,784 63,394 $563K
Michigan 15,096 63,108 $636K
Virginia 12,586 61,694 $589K
Missouri 11,294 60,493 $463K
Kentucky 11,043 60,411 $505K
Iowa 11,049 60,149 $428K
Wisconsin 11,846 53,445 $524K
New Jersey 11,737 50,789 $576K
Mississippi 8,182 50,197 $324K
Arizona 11,222 46,248 $447K
Washington 9,488 40,954 $386K
Arkansas 6,228 36,767 $241K
Nebraska 6,155 34,408 $242K
Kansas 6,214 31,493 $257K
Oklahoma 6,412 29,451 $276K
Nevada 6,034 25,727 $247K
Connecticut 5,235 22,943 $231K
Maryland 5,524 22,496 $272K
Oregon 4,893 22,191 $197K
Colorado 4,912 21,601 $190K
West Virginia 3,843 20,684 $173K
Minnesota 3,996 17,803 $176K
Utah 4,121 17,342 $148K
Massachusetts 3,075 13,903 $120K
New Mexico 2,737 11,994 $111K
Idaho 2,546 11,309 $107K
South Dakota 1,801 9,441 $76.2K
Montana 2,045 8,939 $80.8K
New Hampshire 1,908 8,410 $90.8K
Maine 1,979 8,054 $98.8K
Rhode Island 1,237 6,942 $55.3K
North Dakota 1,241 6,749 $57.8K
Delaware 1,561 6,073 $78.8K
Hawaii 1,030 4,304 $41.9K
Wyoming 688 2,994 $29.3K
Vermont 521 2,130 $22.9K
District of Columbia 371 1,669 $15.9K
Alaska 264 1,168 $10.8K
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 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 BENAZEPRIL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled1,422

SUN VALLEY

California

NEAL DUHON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled952

RAYNE

Louisiana

FARRELL MENDELSOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled952

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOSEPH EIPE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled883

SUN VALLEY

California

GEORGE VILLANUEVA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled867

PERRIS

California

RON YAMANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled848

GARDENA

California

SAMUEL BOLIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled846

SAN BERNARDINO

California

DANIEL ROSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled843

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ROBERT PARTOVY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled828

SAN FERNANDO

California

NATALIA BLACK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled823

CARMICHAEL

California

BRIAN HIGGINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled803

BRUSLY

Louisiana

THOMAS MCKNIGHT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled792

FREMONT

Nebraska

HEYWOOD GAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled773

MILLEN

Georgia

BOYD JOHNSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled764

VISALIA

California

JAMES WALLACE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled758

DILLON

South Carolina

MIKHAIL PALATNIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled745

SACRAMENTO

California

POUYA BAHRAMI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled735

LOS ANGELES

California

XAJE HASANAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled721

EDEN

North Carolina

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS DOMINGUEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

DELTONA

Florida

ROBERT WIELENGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled690

DOWNEY

California

BOYD HELM

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled681

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOHN BIRKETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled680

FORT DODGE

Iowa

TRI-DUNG HOANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled679

SACRAMENTO

California

CLAUDE GILBREATH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled678

HAMMOND

Louisiana