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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 2011

363K
Medicare Part D Claims
$20.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 42,251 $1.79M
Texas 37,384 $1.57M
California 36,809 $1.75M
New York 35,102 $1.38M
Kentucky 31,335 $1.09M
Pennsylvania 27,060 $1M
North Carolina 21,993 $812K
Alabama 21,281 $782K
New Jersey 17,252 $773K
Georgia 16,398 $618K
Illinois 15,982 $716K
Rhode Island 14,988 $500K
Ohio 14,959 $645K
Nebraska 14,105 $454K
Louisiana 13,734 $436K
Tennessee 12,306 $449K
Iowa 11,332 $407K
Michigan 10,707 $529K
Indiana 8,971 $360K
Virginia 8,624 $363K
Wisconsin 8,014 $339K
Kansas 7,539 $284K
Oklahoma 6,978 $295K
Washington 5,824 $267K
Arkansas 5,732 $187K
Massachusetts 5,671 $216K
Missouri 5,433 $205K
Arizona 4,773 $221K
South Carolina 4,714 $186K
Maryland 4,275 $221K
Nevada 3,888 $153K
Idaho 3,341 $136K
Mississippi 3,315 $110K
Delaware 3,182 $143K
Colorado 3,169 $144K
Oregon 3,111 $127K
Puerto Rico 2,390 $65.4K
Hawaii 2,318 $85.8K
West Virginia 2,313 $83.4K
New Hampshire 2,077 $90.3K
Connecticut 1,804 $86.3K
Minnesota 1,651 $74.9K
Montana 1,399 $55.5K
South Dakota 1,034 $39.4K
Maine 1,008 $54.2K
North Dakota 944 $33.8K
Utah 939 $41.1K
New Mexico 734 $32.9K
Alaska 642 $28.6K
Wyoming 532 $22.6K
Vermont 377 $18.1K
District of Columbia 209 $10.1K
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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Top prescribers for BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GARY YOUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

THURAI KUMARAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOWLING GREEN

Ohio

TERRY CONE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Georgia

THEODORE TRUSEVICH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

RICARDO SANTAYANA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

MANUEL DELSOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAPE CORAL

Florida

ENOS PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

WILLIAM STEPHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TONAWANDA

New York

STEVEN KORNBERG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SOMERS POINT

New Jersey

WILSON KEMP M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

KALIFE KURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RICHARD SIELSKI M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LANCASTER

Ohio

JENNIFER JARBEAU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

BHANUMATHI KRISHNAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FAIRFAX

Virginia

MARVIN WURTH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUMMERSVILLE

West Virginia

WILLIAM LORETAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EPHRATA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL SCHULTE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

ARUL KANNAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW HARTFORD

New York

RENE PIDOUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

SAMIRLAL AMIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

MATTHEW KLAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLAIRSVILLE

Pennsylvania

MEIR MAZUZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

JAMES MAGEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLAND PARK

Illinois

PAUL HAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

NIRAJ PANDIT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania