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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

641K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 297 of 3238

$24.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 558 of 3238

122,883
Patients

Rank: 359 of 3238

58,829
Prescribers

Rank: 354 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 11,228 51,678 $2.06M
New York 9,770 50,093 $1.86M
Texas 9,370 46,556 $1.76M
California 10,190 44,659 $1.99M
Kentucky 5,775 34,484 $1.16M
Pennsylvania 5,845 32,152 $1.14M
North Carolina 5,097 29,234 $998K
Alabama 5,080 27,603 $986K
New Jersey 5,022 22,423 $945K
Georgia 3,836 21,163 $721K
Louisiana 3,069 19,029 $577K
Illinois 3,947 19,028 $789K
Michigan 4,523 18,769 $806K
Ohio 3,783 18,557 $733K
Rhode Island 2,507 17,103 $536K
Nebraska 2,507 16,121 $490K
Tennessee 3,101 15,930 $566K
Iowa 2,585 15,045 $507K
Virginia 2,253 11,186 $422K
Indiana 2,179 10,553 $411K
Wisconsin 2,067 10,395 $439K
Kansas 1,640 8,855 $331K
Oklahoma 1,534 7,419 $304K
Washington 1,560 7,313 $284K
Massachusetts 1,347 6,762 $251K
Arizona 1,468 6,366 $270K
Arkansas 1,077 6,350 $206K
Maryland 1,355 5,716 $258K
Missouri 998 5,642 $196K
South Carolina 1,099 5,472 $199K
Colorado 1,003 4,682 $183K
Nevada 1,001 4,394 $179K
Delaware 1,016 4,245 $198K
Mississippi 651 3,883 $117K
Idaho 678 3,498 $130K
Oregon 701 3,419 $135K
New Hampshire 518 2,539 $99.1K
West Virginia 481 2,494 $82.7K
Hawaii 472 2,449 $86.9K
Connecticut 506 2,223 $96.1K
Minnesota 470 1,953 $87.2K
Montana 293 1,555 $57.4K
South Dakota 228 1,219 $42.8K
Utah 283 1,215 $49.2K
Maine 283 1,190 $56.3K
North Dakota 195 1,073 $36.5K
New Mexico 199 822 $35.6K
Alaska 156 778 $28.4K
Wyoming 94 506 $18.7K
Vermont 113 490 $19.9K
District of Columbia 82 301 $12.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
IBRAHIM ELGABRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled290

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

VICTOR ECHENIQUE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled285

SLIDELL

Louisiana

ALAN PRIBIL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

PRATT

Kansas

RUSSELL FISHER DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled285

BEDFORD

Texas

NARESH ANJUR KAPALI MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled283

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BRYON HIRSCHMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

NORFOLK

Nebraska

MICHAEL HONAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled280

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MICHAEL HINDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

MARTIN

Tennessee

LELA JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT HAMMONS

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

BARRY MURPHY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled275

WICHITA

Kansas

MILTON HOBBS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

OXFORD

Mississippi

EDWARD DEVELIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

ETTERS

Pennsylvania

ELIZABETH CINTRON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled274

FORT MYERS

Florida

CLEMENT EISWIRTH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled273

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

VIKRAM ARORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled273

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DANIEL SHREVE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled272

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

MIAMI

Florida

ANILA PETER-FAHERTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

MOHAMMAD MASROOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

SAVANNAH

Georgia

RICHARD GOLDWEIT MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled268

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

KEVIN SCULLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled268

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

THAI NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled268

WESTMINSTER

California

WRIGHT SHIELDS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

NEW BERN

North Carolina

ROBERT ZIPKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled266

SAN MATEO

California