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AZOR

AMLODIPINE BES/OLMESARTAN MED

Azor (Amlodipine / Olmesartan) is a combination of two medications that lower blood pressure, amlodipine (a calcium channel blocker) and olmesartan (an angiotensin receptor blocker). They both relax blood vessels in different ways, which causes blood pressure to go down. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

416K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 384 of 3362

$106M
Retail Cost

Rank: 227 of 3362

77,199
Patients

Rank: 466 of 3362

42,788
Prescribers

Rank: 437 of 3362

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

75%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Norvasc Benicar

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,238 54,434 $12.5M
New York 8,957 48,022 $12.3M
Texas 7,099 36,871 $9.7M
Florida 6,184 31,005 $8.13M
New Jersey 5,600 26,471 $7.69M
Pennsylvania 3,320 18,969 $4.68M
North Carolina 2,884 17,150 $3.94M
Georgia 2,570 14,057 $3.2M
Louisiana 2,322 13,377 $2.98M
Illinois 2,262 11,310 $3.15M
Ohio 2,094 11,095 $2.91M
Tennessee 1,964 10,037 $2.53M
South Carolina 1,672 9,304 $2.2M
Mississippi 1,432 8,829 $1.86M
Indiana 1,713 8,189 $2.28M
Michigan 1,849 8,151 $2.53M
Virginia 1,399 7,327 $1.86M
Connecticut 1,477 7,183 $2.07M
Kentucky 1,217 6,332 $1.62M
Alabama 1,032 6,114 $1.41M
Maryland 1,478 6,033 $1.95M
Missouri 1,028 5,525 $1.38M
Arizona 1,194 5,461 $1.6M
Arkansas 777 4,918 $1.03M
West Virginia 809 4,547 $1.12M
Oklahoma 743 3,863 $1.01M
Wisconsin 729 3,664 $1.02M
Hawaii 627 3,176 $837K
Massachusetts 389 2,091 $528K
Delaware 492 1,938 $684K
Kansas 415 1,916 $533K
Washington 369 1,881 $506K
Nevada 422 1,844 $525K
Colorado 323 1,562 $424K
Nebraska 247 1,553 $365K
Iowa 229 1,243 $291K
Rhode Island 170 1,185 $259K
Oregon 196 973 $262K
District of Columbia 185 932 $251K
Utah 151 757 $205K
New Mexico 144 710 $181K
Idaho 121 578 $146K
Minnesota 116 498 $147K
North Dakota 86 497 $120K
Maine 101 493 $144K
South Dakota 90 491 $122K
Wyoming 61 314 $87.4K
New Hampshire 69 306 $79.9K
Montana 65 285 $78.4K
Vermont 20 89 $25.7K
Alaska 17 57 $20.7K
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 AZOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,390

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled907

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled830

LOS ANGELES

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled751

LOS ANGELES

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

MONTEREY PARK

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled545

CERRITOS

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

ALHAMBRA

California

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

MONTEREY PARK

California

ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled434

NEW YORK

New York

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled432

LOS ANGELES

California

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled398

GARDEN GROVE

California

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled388

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled384

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK HOUSTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled325

LOS ANGELES

California

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

LOS ANGELES

California

RICARDO CORDIDO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled305

HAMDEN

Connecticut

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled300

WESTLAND

Michigan

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

RICHARD KHALIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

BRONX

New York

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

MICHAEL TAVDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

BROOKLYN

New York

KHALIL INNABI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

YONKERS

New York