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CARVEDILOL

Carvedilol is an alpha and beta blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing heart rate, relaxing blood vessels, and lowering the body's fight-or-flight response. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

13.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 20 of 3238

$162M
Retail Cost

Rank: 141 of 3238

2,315,794
Patients

Rank: 33 of 3238

331,344
Prescribers

Rank: 42 of 3238

User Reviews of CARVEDILOL »

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54%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 234,857 1,291,213 $16.3M
Florida 198,760 1,035,832 $13M
Texas 185,425 941,532 $11.2M
New York 127,824 726,144 $10.5M
Pennsylvania 100,900 595,907 $7.09M
Ohio 108,315 577,279 $6.94M
Georgia 89,712 514,762 $5.82M
North Carolina 82,988 488,448 $5.69M
Illinois 85,106 457,998 $6.1M
Alabama 70,131 413,302 $4.48M
Tennessee 72,966 406,848 $4.44M
Michigan 89,972 406,092 $5.71M
Missouri 67,380 402,424 $4.54M
Indiana 64,972 341,954 $4.37M
New Jersey 68,401 337,064 $4.75M
Virginia 54,590 293,776 $3.7M
Kentucky 48,027 281,534 $3.18M
Louisiana 46,756 278,852 $2.91M
Mississippi 39,124 242,571 $2.33M
South Carolina 40,377 219,422 $2.75M
Arkansas 30,557 187,423 $1.88M
Arizona 39,965 185,318 $2.54M
Oklahoma 35,069 185,186 $2.28M
Washington 35,352 183,331 $2.21M
Wisconsin 33,544 180,707 $2.66M
Oregon 27,133 145,744 $1.67M
Kansas 23,973 134,191 $1.52M
Iowa 19,987 123,439 $1.28M
Massachusetts 22,258 122,685 $1.7M
Minnesota 23,582 119,555 $1.71M
Maryland 26,780 117,838 $1.69M
Connecticut 21,195 110,095 $1.59M
Nebraska 15,737 102,764 $1.13M
West Virginia 17,145 98,975 $1.13M
Colorado 19,334 95,869 $1.16M
Nevada 18,282 85,984 $1.04M
Utah 13,025 61,908 $729K
New Mexico 12,497 60,327 $811K
Idaho 9,515 47,022 $590K
Hawaii 8,377 46,064 $572K
South Dakota 6,521 39,837 $493K
Delaware 9,198 36,604 $647K
Montana 6,104 34,637 $400K
Maine 6,466 31,207 $523K
Rhode Island 4,792 30,000 $354K
North Dakota 5,129 29,555 $360K
New Hampshire 4,516 21,779 $312K
District of Columbia 3,406 15,452 $181K
Alaska 1,849 11,637 $113K
Wyoming 2,088 11,073 $129K
Vermont 1,895 9,727 $132K
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 CARVEDILOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM HILL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled2,630

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,418

ATHENS

Georgia

HECTOR BANCHS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,340

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

DONALD WURZBURG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,227

DALLAS

Texas

SALVATORE BUTTACI-GUARINO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled2,218

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,215

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

KHALID SHAFIQ MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,152

PARIS

Texas

JOHN MANTLE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,003

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,925

TUCKER

Georgia

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,863

BROOKLYN

New York

CHERIAN JOHN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,817

BURGETTSTOWN

Pennsylvania

D SOYA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,740

AMARILLO

Texas

MICHAEL GEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,739

FRESNO

California

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,725

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

SALIM DABAGHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,711

ANGLETON

Texas

VICTOR PAZOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,693

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,691

SEARCY

Arkansas

LEON BLUE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,668

SEARCY

Arkansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,664

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,649

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,632

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

FARRELL MENDELSOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,624

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

STEVEN KRUEGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,620

LINCOLN

Nebraska

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,594

JACKSON

Tennessee

MARK STRONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,582

TUPELO

Mississippi