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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
JIONG-MING HU M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,331

FLUSHING

New York

DONALD STEELY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,330

CONWAY

Arkansas

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,286

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

M. AHMED M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,271

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ROBERT COLLINS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,263

DOUGLAS

Georgia

DONALD WURZBURG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,260

DALLAS

Texas

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,259

TAMPA

Florida

JOSE SANTANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,252

GUTTENBERG

New Jersey

JOEL CARVER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,246

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

RAJIV PUNJYA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,239

TRACY

California

MICHAEL MCELDERRY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,237

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MICHAEL MIRRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,232

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JOHN MANTLE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,229

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,228

BROOKLYN

New York

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,218

JACKSON

Tennessee

JAMES FAIRLAMB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,218

COLUMBIA

Missouri

KENNETH WONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,209

RACELAND

Louisiana

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,204

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,179

DESOTO

Texas

ROBERT SWEET M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,177

BEAUMONT

Texas

LEON BLUE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,174

SEARCY

Arkansas

EUGENE CHUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,165

CINCINNATI

Ohio

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,151

SAN JOSE

California

SALIM DABAGHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,146

ANGLETON

Texas

SHANE DARRAH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,145

COLUMBUS

Georgia