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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
MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,053

GARDEN GROVE

California

KHALEEL DEEB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,050

BROOKLYN

Ohio

PAUL ALAPPAT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,050

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

GEORGE ISA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,047

COVINGTON

Louisiana

DANIEL COURTADE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,037

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

JULIO SCHWARZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,033

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

BRUCE AUERBACH M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled1,032

GROVE CITY

Ohio

JERRY KENNETT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,031

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ROBERT STAHLMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,024

DALLAS

Texas

ROQUE ARTEAGA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,022

NORTH PLATTE

Nebraska

OLUWOLE AKISANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,016

GADSDEN

Alabama

MEIR GARE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,014

ATLANTIS

Florida

RICHARD CHERNICK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,013

MOBILE

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER BELL ACNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,013

TUPELO

Mississippi

FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,011

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

GLENN COCHRAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,003

MOBILE

Alabama

JOE HILLS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,001

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

AGUSTIN ALFONSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,000

MIAMI

Florida

GARY CONRAD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled993

PASADENA

California

ARUN UMMAT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled993

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled991

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

PHILLIP LANEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled990

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

PAUL WAWRZYNSKI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled988

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled988

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JOSE MUNIN MD

Claims Filled986

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey