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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
THOMAS ASHCOM M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,321

WICHITA

Kansas

RICHARD ABBEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,310

HOUMA

Louisiana

VEERUNNA YADAGANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,301

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSE SANTANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,292

GUTTENBERG

New Jersey

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,291

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JAMES RICE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,279

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT GRANT DO

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,265

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

RICHARD CHERNICK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,261

MOBILE

Alabama

BRYAN BECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,259

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ILDEFONSO MAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,257

MIAMI

Florida

TRUNG TRAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,255

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,254

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MICHAEL MCELDERRY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,248

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

WADE MAY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,240

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,228

HAYTI

Missouri

GEORGE ISA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,225

COVINGTON

Louisiana

SHYAM BHASKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,223

VISALIA

California

WILLIAM MACLEAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,223

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MICHAEL MIRRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,222

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

CARL LEDING MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,222

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

AJIT KHAIRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,222

FRESNO

California

STANLEY LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,220

SAN GABRIEL

California

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,218

LUBBOCK

Texas

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,218

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT SWEET M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,215

BEAUMONT

Texas