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LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

18.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 12 of 3362

$264M
Retail Cost

Rank: 112 of 3362

3,598,500
Patients

Rank: 19 of 3362

348,516
Prescribers

Rank: 39 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 487,568 2,269,853 $36.4M
Florida 327,694 1,569,776 $19.2M
New York 231,321 1,220,700 $17.3M
Texas 228,138 1,060,984 $18.8M
Pennsylvania 140,889 762,379 $11.3M
Ohio 143,468 718,175 $13.7M
North Carolina 117,324 651,379 $6.93M
Illinois 121,073 593,541 $8.14M
Michigan 128,901 541,514 $8.43M
Georgia 98,093 538,071 $6.18M
Tennessee 83,653 425,452 $5.93M
New Jersey 90,130 403,540 $5.76M
Virginia 80,839 402,295 $5.44M
Missouri 70,055 384,423 $5.21M
Washington 76,285 353,775 $4.99M
Massachusetts 63,480 335,633 $6.34M
Alabama 65,156 335,580 $4.85M
Indiana 68,232 332,779 $4.52M
Wisconsin 67,729 326,351 $5.09M
Arizona 72,472 319,063 $4.45M
Kentucky 54,196 300,552 $3.62M
Minnesota 61,773 279,653 $4.27M
Louisiana 49,336 274,679 $3.53M
South Carolina 52,095 271,840 $3.29M
Oregon 52,881 250,406 $4.08M
Maryland 52,262 213,500 $3.73M
Colorado 44,022 205,028 $3.03M
Iowa 36,412 204,461 $2.4M
Kansas 32,992 178,772 $2.41M
Mississippi 30,771 177,534 $2.16M
Arkansas 28,865 168,902 $1.84M
Connecticut 34,200 161,735 $2.34M
Oklahoma 32,467 161,345 $2.4M
Nevada 31,088 137,471 $1.59M
Hawaii 26,690 130,983 $2.5M
West Virginia 23,061 122,105 $1.46M
Nebraska 19,275 115,610 $1.31M
New Mexico 19,994 92,531 $2.13M
Rhode Island 14,611 92,119 $1.09M
Utah 19,979 84,847 $1.34M
Idaho 18,302 84,480 $1.99M
Maine 16,495 70,600 $1.04M
Montana 11,725 58,836 $674K
South Dakota 10,469 57,697 $672K
New Hampshire 11,193 51,693 $793K
North Dakota 9,707 49,923 $590K
Delaware 9,390 35,863 $725K
Vermont 7,034 30,965 $509K
District of Columbia 5,794 25,865 $379K
Wyoming 4,514 21,846 $272K
Alaska 2,868 16,849 $212K
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 LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,503

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,474

ROSEMEAD

California

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,391

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,376

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOSE PADILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,318

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,260

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,148

LOS ANGELES

California

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,134

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,098

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,085

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled2,084

NEW YORK

New York

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,037

LOS ANGELES

California

ANGEL ARIZMENDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,014

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,988

FLUSHING

New York

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,961

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,958

FLUSHING

New York

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,871

NORFOLK

Nebraska

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,829

ROSEMEAD

California

JIONG-MING HU M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,811

FLUSHING

New York

REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,782

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,777

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,769

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

MARIO SANTAELLA MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,767

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,761

MIAMI

Florida

RAUL ACOSTA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,734

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico