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HYDRALAZINE HCL

Hydralazine is used to treat high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

3.68M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 87 of 3238

$94.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 219 of 3238

718,811
Patients

Rank: 109 of 3238

220,404
Prescribers

Rank: 89 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 82,538 367,889 $10.7M
Texas 57,627 264,228 $7.01M
Florida 53,345 247,395 $5.6M
New York 46,585 245,535 $6.47M
Georgia 36,927 196,702 $4.96M
Ohio 33,721 170,792 $4.34M
Pennsylvania 30,791 166,781 $4.15M
Illinois 32,191 164,866 $4.49M
North Carolina 28,164 153,313 $3.66M
Michigan 34,014 152,627 $4.19M
Tennessee 25,557 132,069 $3.23M
Alabama 19,840 102,660 $2.5M
Missouri 17,047 91,079 $2.21M
Virginia 17,477 86,109 $2.05M
New Jersey 18,327 85,080 $2.28M
Kentucky 15,965 83,885 $1.97M
Louisiana 15,658 80,716 $1.94M
Indiana 16,139 76,766 $1.99M
Mississippi 11,477 63,648 $1.42M
Maryland 14,060 62,818 $1.85M
Arizona 14,265 62,793 $1.72M
South Carolina 11,382 56,193 $1.42M
Wisconsin 9,899 51,113 $1.39M
Massachusetts 9,348 48,697 $1.34M
Minnesota 8,613 41,497 $1.2M
Washington 7,884 36,183 $885K
Arkansas 6,283 33,822 $768K
Oklahoma 7,015 33,405 $820K
Connecticut 5,717 28,898 $765K
Nevada 6,178 26,953 $660K
Iowa 4,933 26,795 $604K
West Virginia 5,130 24,971 $554K
Colorado 4,958 23,030 $538K
Oregon 4,771 22,556 $557K
Kansas 3,664 18,252 $418K
Nebraska 2,907 16,257 $368K
New Mexico 2,685 11,902 $299K
District of Columbia 2,599 11,878 $332K
Maine 2,284 10,576 $314K
Hawaii 2,220 10,237 $274K
Delaware 2,526 10,219 $361K
Rhode Island 1,745 10,134 $266K
South Dakota 1,199 6,632 $152K
North Dakota 1,148 5,796 $139K
Utah 1,244 4,876 $123K
New Hampshire 1,094 4,605 $124K
Idaho 926 4,159 $99.2K
Montana 612 2,724 $55.8K
Wyoming 441 2,202 $46.5K
Alaska 276 1,709 $32.8K
Vermont 313 1,509 $39.2K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 HYDRALAZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,574

TUCKER

Georgia

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,357

SAN GABRIEL

California

DENIS RUIZ-SERRANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,100

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

MALATHI AKULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled997

ORLANDO

Florida

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled947

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled947

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

ANGELA WATSON DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled929

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled860

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MARTINEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled859

MACON

Georgia

WILLIAM HICKS M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled855

MOBILE

Alabama

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled843

SMYRNA

Georgia

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled806

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

ALBERT HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled790

SANTA MARIA

California

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled779

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled767

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT SHAY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled732

AUGUSTA

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled722

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

VEN CHIANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled718

VALDOSTA

Georgia

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled714

EAGLE PASS

Texas

PETER ALLOTEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled706

MACON

Georgia

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled697

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled679

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

TERESA SALAZAR-CATRON MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled669

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

GAUTAM CHERLA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled642

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled641

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia