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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
ALANE TORF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BRISTOL

Rhode Island

DAVID MYERS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

METAIRIE

Louisiana

KESAVAN SHAN MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

SUGAR LAND

Texas

HENRY PRESTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

GEORGETOWN

Kentucky

MICHAEL KEGAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

FRANKLIN

North Carolina

STEVEN HESS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ANTONIO ZUMPANO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BRANDON

Florida

ANGEL MULKAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

STEVE SEEKOOK PARK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

LOS ANGELES

California

TATIANA KRASIKOV M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

FORT LEE

New Jersey

STEFANO CAZZANIGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JOHN FEDOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DIANE HARRIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FORT BRAGG

California

PATRICK COLEMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

SANTA ROSA

California

DANIEL DUFFY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CEDARBURG

Wisconsin

PAUL ENGEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CAPE CORAL

Florida

JOHANNES DUPLOOY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

DIANE BODEMANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

JOSEPH KARNISH D. O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

GEORGETOWN

Delaware

CHELSIE DOANE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

GRAND ISLAND

Nebraska

JOSEPH DAGENBACH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CINCINNATI

Ohio

FRANK BUNCH MD

Claims Filled52

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

WENDY HILL MSNP

Claims Filled52

PENN YAN

New York

JAMES BAKER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled52

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

KING

North Carolina