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BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Bisoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

668K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 294 of 3362

$21.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 629 of 3362

133,771
Patients

Rank: 366 of 3362

63,774
Prescribers

Rank: 355 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 10,784 54,470 $1.64M
Florida 12,207 52,986 $1.84M
Texas 9,833 47,277 $1.54M
California 11,229 46,901 $1.95M
Kentucky 6,068 33,994 $1000K
Pennsylvania 6,334 33,379 $1.04M
North Carolina 5,408 29,870 $845K
Alabama 5,360 27,269 $845K
New Jersey 5,343 23,028 $802K
Georgia 4,246 22,201 $664K
Michigan 5,306 21,366 $769K
Illinois 4,617 20,911 $716K
Louisiana 3,304 20,392 $511K
Ohio 4,010 19,132 $626K
Tennessee 3,377 16,914 $507K
Rhode Island 2,588 16,745 $465K
Nebraska 2,580 16,389 $442K
Iowa 2,615 14,667 $447K
Virginia 2,574 12,184 $400K
Indiana 2,351 11,106 $358K
Wisconsin 2,231 10,695 $387K
Kansas 1,747 8,855 $296K
Oklahoma 1,684 7,712 $278K
Massachusetts 1,575 7,478 $242K
Washington 1,642 7,326 $246K
Arizona 1,671 7,007 $232K
Arkansas 1,213 6,815 $201K
South Carolina 1,403 6,755 $203K
Missouri 1,116 6,130 $187K
Maryland 1,515 6,095 $232K
Colorado 1,162 5,274 $181K
Nevada 1,164 4,594 $180K
Delaware 1,078 4,257 $167K
Mississippi 701 3,836 $99.8K
Oregon 737 3,573 $121K
Idaho 736 3,531 $126K
New Hampshire 633 2,974 $99.5K
Hawaii 543 2,594 $88.6K
West Virginia 497 2,569 $74.7K
Connecticut 582 2,406 $86K
Minnesota 495 2,075 $79.5K
Montana 317 1,501 $51.4K
Utah 321 1,323 $50.7K
Maine 291 1,207 $49K
South Dakota 242 1,199 $40.4K
North Dakota 211 1,148 $38.2K
New Mexico 208 878 $33.2K
Alaska 158 861 $24.4K
Vermont 131 558 $21.9K
Wyoming 92 455 $14.2K
District of Columbia 78 256 $9,559
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,162

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JOAQUIN MARTINEZ-ARRARAS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,382

AMARILLO

Texas

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled784

NORFOLK

Nebraska

MIGUEL CASTELLANOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled744

ORANGE

Texas

MICHAEL MERHIGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled744

TONAWANDA

New York

HANY SHANOUDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled666

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

RICHARD COHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled650

TUCSON

Arizona

LINDA CALHOUN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled640

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MELISSA WALTON-SHIRLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled630

GALLATIN

Tennessee

FRED TALARICO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled616

UTICA

New York

DWAYNE SCHMIDT M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled609

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAY KALAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled607

HILTON HEAD ISLAND

South Carolina

NILOFAR ISLAM MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled584

MIDLAND

Michigan

JOSEPH MAZZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled582

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

STEVEN KOROTKIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled580

BINGHAM FARMS

Michigan

MAYANK MODI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled564

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

PETER MILDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled530

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

VED GANESHRAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled527

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled512

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled503

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MIROSLAW SOCHANSKI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled501

CHICAGO

Illinois

DEAN KEREIAKES M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled491

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SAJID SIDDIQ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled490

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

JIM WHITESIDE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled488

GLASGOW

Kentucky

ANTHONY RAGUSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled481

ROCHESTER

New York