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Prescriber Checkup » CARVEDILOL

CARVEDILOL

Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Also reduces the risk of death from a heart attack. This medicine is a beta-blocker. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

8.98M
Medicare Part D Claims
$154M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,064,072 $16.7M
Florida 869,006 $11.8M
Texas 707,213 $10.5M
New York 571,772 $10.1M
Pennsylvania 464,169 $7.3M
Ohio 451,530 $6.19M
Georgia 410,691 $5.22M
Illinois 409,491 $6.32M
North Carolina 369,064 $4.96M
Missouri 328,815 $4.23M
Alabama 321,106 $4.45M
Tennessee 316,005 $3.86M
Indiana 266,787 $3.57M
New Jersey 264,816 $5.34M
Michigan 257,769 $4.2M
Virginia 233,221 $3.23M
Kentucky 227,221 $2.79M
Louisiana 224,852 $2.6M
Mississippi 208,367 $2.32M
Puerto Rico 188,456 $2.32M
South Carolina 181,806 $2.51M
Oklahoma 163,143 $2.46M
Washington 148,650 $2.16M
Arkansas 148,278 $1.75M
Arizona 146,788 $2.33M
Wisconsin 139,374 $2.11M
Oregon 120,281 $1.57M
Kansas 109,224 $1.3M
Minnesota 109,013 $1.53M
Iowa 106,987 $1.13M
Massachusetts 95,797 $2.41M
Maryland 94,663 $1.73M
West Virginia 88,618 $1.17M
Nebraska 86,426 $1.03M
Connecticut 86,308 $1.51M
Colorado 72,761 $985K
Nevada 67,672 $1.01M
New Mexico 52,996 $791K
Utah 50,251 $702K
Idaho 41,866 $601K
Hawaii 41,235 $1.13M
South Dakota 35,009 $436K
Montana 31,051 $431K
Maine 25,605 $450K
Delaware 25,382 $503K
Rhode Island 24,263 $566K
North Dakota 23,140 $316K
New Hampshire 19,668 $299K
District of Columbia 11,177 $164K
Alaska 10,828 $154K
Wyoming 10,288 $134K
Vermont 8,494 $151K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,289

ATHENS

Georgia

MAHESH CHANGLANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,148

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

KHALID SHAFIQ MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,981

PARIS

Texas

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,886

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MICHAEL GEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,818

FRESNO

California

ILDEFONSO MAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,809

MIAMI

Florida

J PURDON MD

Claims Filled1,801

OXFORD

Mississippi

WILLIAM HILL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,800

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

STEVEN KRUEGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,667

LINCOLN

Nebraska

JOHN BOOTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,631

FLORENCE

South Carolina

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,539

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,525

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

VICTOR PAZOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,524

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,478

SEARCY

Arkansas

CHERIAN JOHN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,468

BURGETTSTOWN

Pennsylvania

AJIT KHAIRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,456

FRESNO

California

KENNETH BURNHAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,409

MOBILE

Alabama

JEFFREY GLADDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,404

DALLAS

Texas

DONALD RUSSO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,399

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,386

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

RICHARD ABBEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,383

HOUMA

Louisiana

HENRY LUI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,380

JACKSON

Tennessee

JOHN MICKEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,374

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

HAROUTIOUN MESROBIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,361

GLENDALE

California

FARRELL MENDELSOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,344

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama