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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
VIJAYARAGHAVEN JANAKIRAMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,118

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ FIERRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,110

MARRERO

Louisiana

GARY CONRAD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,107

PASADENA

California

JOEL CARVER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,106

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

GARY SPEKTOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,105

BROOKLYN

New York

DHARMESH PATEL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,104

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

STEPHEN LENHOFF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,101

ARLINGTON

Texas

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,097

EL CENTRO

California

FREDERICK HEINEMANN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,096

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

PAUL ALAPPAT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,093

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

ROBERTO ROBLES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,090

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,089

WOODLAWN

Virginia

JAMES FAIRLAMB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,089

COLUMBIA

Missouri

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,087

DUBLIN

Georgia

RAJENDRA DESAI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,087

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ROBERT STAHLMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,085

DALLAS

Texas

TIFFANY LEISTER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,082

OXFORD

Mississippi

RONALD KANTOLA DO

Specialist

Claims Filled1,081

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,078

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,077

GLENDALE

California

KENNON WIGLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,076

BRYAN

Texas

CLYDE MECKEL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,074

LINCOLN

Nebraska

MOHAMED KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,072

REDDING

California

CHARLES SHOULTZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,069

WACO

Texas

THECKEDATH MATHEW M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,069

ROCHESTER

New York