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COREG CR

CARVEDILOL PHOSPHATE

Coreg (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  *

*This description is for related drug Carvedilol

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

212K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 520 of 3395

$76.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 322 of 3395

40,034
Patients

Rank: 584 of 3395

32,897
Prescribers

Rank: 496 of 3395

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53%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

398K

2011

321K

2012

283K

2013

246K

2014

212K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$68.2M

2011

$63.5M

2012

$67.3M

2013

$69.3M

2014

$76.9M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$314

2011

$340

2012

$316

2013

$333

2014

$386

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,499 24,374 $8.57M
New York 4,084 22,047 $7.83M
Texas 3,318 17,115 $6.18M
New Jersey 3,642 16,715 $7.27M
Pennsylvania 2,463 13,836 $4.59M
Florida 2,676 12,849 $4.88M
Illinois 1,287 6,390 $2.43M
Michigan 1,417 6,314 $2.69M
Ohio 1,245 5,746 $2.23M
Alabama 897 5,565 $1.68M
Tennessee 974 5,511 $1.82M
Maryland 1,253 5,266 $2.32M
Louisiana 769 5,218 $1.45M
Connecticut 1,070 5,200 $2.11M
North Carolina 891 5,057 $1.6M
Kentucky 769 4,611 $1.47M
Georgia 820 4,420 $1.44M
Virginia 878 4,331 $1.63M
South Carolina 730 4,223 $1.34M
Indiana 804 3,816 $1.51M
Missouri 652 3,613 $1.18M
Hawaii 607 2,950 $1.21M
Mississippi 288 1,998 $502K
Arizona 400 1,746 $725K
Washington 349 1,712 $638K
Oklahoma 336 1,680 $633K
Massachusetts 343 1,652 $640K
Oregon 315 1,602 $549K
Wisconsin 293 1,342 $510K
Delaware 355 1,309 $669K
Colorado 245 1,232 $420K
Arkansas 183 1,216 $325K
West Virginia 193 1,033 $361K
Nevada 216 914 $377K
Minnesota 158 823 $278K
Kansas 183 809 $284K
Nebraska 114 676 $203K
Iowa 100 555 $166K
District of Columbia 106 539 $183K
New Hampshire 97 528 $186K
Utah 117 525 $196K
Maine 106 478 $200K
New Mexico 102 461 $182K
Montana 80 443 $131K
Idaho 75 434 $141K
Alaska 82 375 $138K
Rhode Island 61 339 $111K
Vermont 49 215 $97.6K
South Dakota 29 186 $53.9K
North Dakota 29 182 $53.4K
Wyoming 31 157 $52.9K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 COREG CR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELIAS FEANNY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MIAMI

Florida

NORMAN LEPOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled56

BEVERLY HILLS

California

FREDRICK ELLYIN M.D.,FACP,FCP,FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled56

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHRISTAKIS CHRISTODOULOU M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled56

PASADENA

California

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

MIAMI

Florida

YUNG-HSI WEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled56

GLENDALE

California

DENISE PETERSEN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled56

LOMA LINDA

California

RUSH STEELMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

DALLAS

Texas

DENNIS LANG DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

SUMTER

South Carolina

MARC ROELKE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled56

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

DURGADAS NARLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

CRAIG SHIKUMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

HILO

Hawaii

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

BROOKLYN

New York

NANCY BOCCHINO CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled55

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MATTHEW PERSONIUS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SONORA

California

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled55

FOREST HILLS

New York

NEAL WHITE MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled55

WALNUT CREEK

California

CHARLES SHOULTZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

WACO

Texas

HAJIR DILMANIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

BROOKLYN

New York

VINH NGUYEN D.O.

Nuclear Cardiology

Claims Filled54

AUSTIN

Texas

RIFAT ABOUSY

Specialist

Claims Filled54

BALTIMORE

Maryland

WILLIAM HILL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled54

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

JUDITH RIPPERT D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

DOVER

Delaware

STACY DAVIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SADASIVA KATTA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama