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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
THOMAS ASHCOM M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,140

WICHITA

Kansas

ROBERT GRANT DO

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,138

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

SUHAIL ZAVARO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,133

EL CAJON

California

JOEL FROM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,133

DES MOINES

Iowa

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,130

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BASIL GENETOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,126

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,123

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERTO ROBLES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,120

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

NANDKISHORE RANADIVE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,111

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

PHILLIP DUNCAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,110

CHESTER

Virginia

DAMODER KESIREDDY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,108

BRYAN

Ohio

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,106

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM MACLEAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,100

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

VIJAYARAGHAVE JANAKIRAMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,098

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

BRYAN BECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,088

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

JAMES CAMPBELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,085

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DEBORAH SHIPMAN APN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled1,084

JONESBORO

Arkansas

CHARLES SHOULTZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,080

WACO

Texas

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,076

LUBBOCK

Texas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,075

TUCKER

Georgia

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,067

MIAMI

Florida

RODOLFO SOTOLONGO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,062

BEAUMONT

Texas

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,057

HAYTI

Missouri

RICHARD MEADOWS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,056

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

HENRY BELLACI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,056

PALM SPRINGS

California