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BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Bisoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Bisoprolol is in a class of medications called beta blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve and decrease blood pressure. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

557K
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 46,238 $2M
California 40,144 $1.89M
New York 40,015 $1.61M
Texas 38,546 $1.64M
Kentucky 33,008 $1.13M
Pennsylvania 28,536 $1.04M
North Carolina 23,749 $867K
Alabama 22,210 $818K
New Jersey 20,761 $964K
Georgia 18,125 $683K
Illinois 17,316 $787K
Louisiana 17,271 $535K
Ohio 15,919 $682K
Rhode Island 15,763 $528K
Nebraska 15,615 $496K
Michigan 14,309 $634K
Tennessee 13,191 $502K
Iowa 12,705 $457K
Virginia 9,729 $407K
Indiana 9,377 $381K
Wisconsin 9,179 $397K
Kansas 7,734 $302K
Oklahoma 7,404 $312K
Washington 6,471 $286K
Massachusetts 6,050 $231K
Arkansas 5,826 $191K
South Carolina 5,360 $208K
Arizona 5,303 $249K
Missouri 5,127 $199K
Maryland 4,692 $243K
Nevada 4,162 $171K
Colorado 3,885 $175K
Mississippi 3,581 $118K
Delaware 3,368 $162K
Idaho 3,366 $144K
Oregon 3,356 $137K
West Virginia 2,474 $86.6K
Hawaii 2,390 $93.2K
New Hampshire 2,231 $98.4K
Connecticut 2,072 $102K
Minnesota 1,827 $84K
Montana 1,533 $59K
South Dakota 1,075 $43.6K
Maine 1,020 $56.1K
Utah 1,003 $45.9K
North Dakota 975 $34.2K
New Mexico 782 $33.8K
Alaska 736 $29.9K
Wyoming 508 $22.1K
Vermont 441 $21.1K
District of Columbia 258 $12.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AGNES IDICULA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEEKI WACHEE

Florida

JAMES GILBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCEBURG

Kentucky

JOSE QUIMBAYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

TONI ALMOND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

YOLANDA FLORES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ROBERT KOLBE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BREMEN

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

PARAMESWARA KAIMAL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JAMES BURKE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WYNNEWOOD

Pennsylvania

JAMES WARE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ROME

Georgia

MARK SANDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Kentucky

KENNETH HARDIGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Georgia

DOUGLAS ZMOLEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANLIUS

New York

WENDY HILL MSNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

PENN YAN

New York

JOSEPH CEFALU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CHRISTINE HERBERT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

ARMANDO REGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

MICHAEL GRINBLATT M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

MENTOR

Ohio

DAVID VANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWNAN

Georgia

PAUL CUNDEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

JAMES O'BRYON O.D., M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

STEVEN MARTIN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

LINCOLN

Nebraska

DONALD CLARK P.A.-C

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARDEN CITY

Michigan

RODNEY DIEHL DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIDLAND

Michigan

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HALEYVILLE

Alabama