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COREG CR

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

340K
Medicare Part D Claims
$68.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 64,965 $10.7M
New York 46,315 $8.35M
Pennsylvania 26,521 $4.29M
Texas 26,242 $4.72M
Florida 25,256 $4.37M
New Jersey 19,936 $3.72M
Illinois 13,172 $2.24M
Ohio 12,371 $2.33M
Kentucky 11,599 $1.98M
Tennessee 10,973 $1.72M
Louisiana 10,684 $1.62M
North Carolina 10,667 $1.64M
Alabama 9,459 $1.45M
Georgia 7,842 $1.26M
Missouri 7,663 $1.18M
Virginia 6,886 $1.2M
Maryland 6,280 $1.36M
Connecticut 5,981 $1.1M
South Carolina 5,931 $955K
Indiana 5,804 $1.05M
Hawaii 5,740 $1.05M
Michigan 5,267 $1.07M
Mississippi 4,972 $726K
Arkansas 3,747 $531K
Oklahoma 3,653 $676K
Washington 3,572 $646K
Puerto Rico 3,204 $470K
Oregon 3,151 $555K
Massachusetts 3,047 $555K
West Virginia 2,528 $429K
Wisconsin 2,438 $405K
Arizona 2,196 $444K
Kansas 1,938 $321K
Colorado 1,626 $284K
Nevada 1,571 $305K
Nebraska 1,328 $208K
Iowa 1,288 $193K
Utah 1,217 $218K
Delaware 1,205 $276K
New Mexico 1,145 $212K
Minnesota 1,031 $202K
Idaho 1,004 $164K
Maine 871 $172K
Alaska 844 $116K
Rhode Island 783 $113K
District of Columbia 774 $130K
Montana 743 $130K
New Hampshire 550 $106K
South Dakota 405 $65.6K
Wyoming 364 $64.7K
Vermont 349 $64.3K
North Dakota 272 $46.1K
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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