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AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE/BENAZEPRIL

Norvasc (Amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing your heart rate and relaxing your blood vessels. Your heart gets more oxygen and doesn't have to work as hard to pump, which can relieve chest pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Amlodipine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

2.18M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 146 of 3393

$77.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 346 of 3393

419,525
Patients

Rank: 185 of 3393

145,363
Prescribers

Rank: 178 of 3393

More info on related drug Amlodipine »

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.71M

2012

2.71M

2013

2.58M

2014

2.32M

2015

2.17M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$210M

2012

$189M

2013

$147M

2014

$96M

2015

$76.9M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$471

2012

$398

2013

$317

2014

$219

2015

$183

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 39,617 200,308 $6.91M
Texas 34,877 169,316 $6.42M
Florida 30,898 144,756 $5.02M
Pennsylvania 25,467 139,622 $5.62M
California 26,838 137,000 $5.19M
Georgia 15,106 86,927 $2.45M
North Carolina 15,520 83,435 $2.34M
Ohio 16,950 82,983 $3.61M
Michigan 18,253 77,669 $3.06M
Illinois 15,380 73,064 $2.49M
Alabama 13,574 67,846 $2.35M
Louisiana 11,387 67,566 $2.61M
South Carolina 11,833 66,181 $1.91M
Tennessee 13,069 65,907 $2.48M
New Jersey 14,300 65,102 $2.26M
Virginia 9,589 50,301 $1.91M
Kentucky 8,506 47,196 $1.78M
Indiana 9,520 45,011 $1.87M
Mississippi 6,331 40,436 $1.03M
Missouri 6,257 34,017 $1.06M
Arkansas 5,051 32,565 $762K
Oklahoma 5,722 28,325 $1.23M
Maryland 6,081 24,824 $1.03M
Connecticut 4,873 21,924 $825K
West Virginia 3,650 20,029 $646K
Arizona 4,746 19,694 $755K
Wisconsin 4,041 17,954 $765K
Kansas 3,338 17,819 $676K
Massachusetts 3,598 17,766 $614K
Iowa 3,366 16,110 $481K
Minnesota 3,130 13,515 $557K
Hawaii 2,659 11,872 $488K
Nevada 2,515 11,246 $426K
Colorado 2,362 10,400 $375K
Nebraska 1,750 10,000 $273K
Oregon 1,927 8,940 $335K
Washington 1,971 8,770 $304K
Utah 1,882 8,013 $318K
New Mexico 1,389 6,146 $321K
Rhode Island 992 6,025 $229K
Delaware 1,480 5,887 $285K
Idaho 1,192 5,448 $237K
New Hampshire 752 3,423 $158K
North Dakota 620 3,126 $119K
South Dakota 599 2,921 $94.6K
District of Columbia 592 2,833 $91.1K
Montana 633 2,777 $96K
Maine 545 2,165 $133K
Wyoming 330 1,520 $51.3K
Vermont 299 1,140 $48.1K
Alaska 156 586 $21.6K
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 AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,050

NEW YORK

New York

CARLOS SALGADO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled957

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARIO MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled690

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

FARHAD GHANAAT

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled664

BROOKLYN

New York

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled589

LOS ANGELES

California

CHAULA PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled585

BRONX

New York

MATTHEW HALEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled578

CARBONDALE

Pennsylvania

DAVID CASTELLONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled535

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

STEPHEN LAROSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled534

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled531

VAN NUYS

California

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled474

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

PIERRE BEAUBRUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled459

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

RAUL ACOSTA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled443

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

FRANK MORO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled436

CARBONDALE

Pennsylvania

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled424

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

DENNIS CHUGH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled423

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

CHARLES ROMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled419

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled412

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

GILBERTO MENDOZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled403

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LARRY MIKUL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

JEMISON

Alabama

GERALD VALME M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled402

BROOKLYN

New York

LUIS ROSADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled400

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS ACOSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled391

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LUIS BENALCAZAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled386

ELIZABETH

New Jersey