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CARVEDILOL

Coreg (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 2014

13.9M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 19 of 3362

$140M
Retail Cost

Rank: 184 of 3362

2,508,484
Patients

Rank: 35 of 3362

342,284
Prescribers

Rank: 41 of 3362

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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

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

10.5M

2011

11.6M

2012

13.1M

2013

13.9M

2014

14.6M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$154M

2011

$142M

2012

$162M

2013

$140M

2014

$118M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$37

2011

$31

2012

$30

2013

$26

2014

$23

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 248,360 1,331,496 $14.4M
Florida 214,531 1,070,800 $10.5M
Texas 202,792 1,005,263 $10M
New York 135,199 758,357 $8.24M
Pennsylvania 108,318 627,838 $6.31M
Ohio 115,889 612,936 $6.24M
Georgia 98,804 565,831 $5.07M
North Carolina 90,504 523,130 $4.73M
Illinois 96,890 507,751 $5.49M
Michigan 98,035 438,758 $5.05M
Tennessee 79,930 432,604 $3.85M
Missouri 73,871 432,592 $4.06M
Alabama 73,783 406,625 $3.68M
Indiana 70,222 362,879 $3.78M
New Jersey 71,454 345,544 $3.91M
Virginia 60,694 318,544 $3.31M
Kentucky 52,834 304,996 $2.8M
Louisiana 50,157 291,213 $2.41M
South Carolina 48,458 263,841 $2.38M
Mississippi 41,834 256,780 $2.04M
Arizona 44,506 204,502 $2.28M
Arkansas 33,287 202,497 $1.58M
Oklahoma 37,767 195,040 $1.97M
Wisconsin 37,368 193,834 $2.3M
Washington 37,888 190,345 $1.95M
Oregon 29,528 153,800 $1.51M
Kansas 26,164 144,282 $1.4M
Maryland 30,764 132,278 $1.61M
Massachusetts 24,010 128,810 $1.6M
Iowa 21,076 126,215 $1.06M
Minnesota 25,379 124,336 $1.45M
Connecticut 23,084 116,300 $1.39M
Colorado 22,879 109,619 $1.13M
Nebraska 17,168 109,351 $951K
West Virginia 18,020 101,553 $936K
Nevada 20,185 92,325 $900K
Utah 14,026 64,198 $636K
New Mexico 13,324 61,901 $687K
Idaho 10,632 50,685 $545K
Hawaii 8,625 45,064 $499K
South Dakota 6,767 40,833 $389K
Delaware 9,978 38,994 $555K
Montana 6,532 35,704 $330K
Maine 7,073 32,761 $544K
Rhode Island 5,082 31,717 $312K
North Dakota 5,330 28,901 $279K
New Hampshire 5,149 24,655 $288K
District of Columbia 3,835 16,513 $159K
Alaska 1,958 14,081 $112K
Wyoming 2,346 11,676 $111K
Vermont 2,210 10,706 $124K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CARVEDILOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,444

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,441

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

JOEL FROM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,432

DES MOINES

Iowa

RICHARD ABBEN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,410

HOUMA

Louisiana

ADOLFO SANCHEZ ORTIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,397

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

PHILLIP LANEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,388

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ROBERT GRANT DO

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,366

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,356

AUGUSTA

Georgia

RAJIV PUNJYA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,349

TRACY

California

DANNIS HOOD MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,341

RINGGOLD

Georgia

JOHN BOOTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,319

FLORENCE

South Carolina

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,316

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,308

UNION CITY

New Jersey

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,305

LUBBOCK

Texas

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,300

BRANDON

Mississippi

GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,298

MONROE

Louisiana

STEPHEN LENHOFF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,298

ARLINGTON

Texas

KISHORE ARCOT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,296

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

M. AHMED M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,293

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,291

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

TRUNG TRAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,288

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ANDREW KUMPURIS MD

Claims Filled1,284

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MICHAEL MCELDERRY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,281

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

WILLIAM BAILEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,273

JONESBORO

Arkansas

MICHAEL CAMP M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,269

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas