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Prescriber Checkup » BYSTOLIC

BYSTOLIC

Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a beta-blocker. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

803K
Medicare Part D Claims
$114M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 130,050 $9.82M
Texas 114,468 $9.21M
New York 107,485 $8.6M
Florida 92,185 $7.19M
Ohio 65,477 $5.17M
Pennsylvania 64,841 $4.87M
Illinois 56,605 $4.44M
North Carolina 53,647 $3.74M
Georgia 53,060 $3.76M
New Jersey 50,952 $4.23M
Louisiana 48,069 $3.34M
Missouri 47,554 $3.37M
Indiana 42,877 $3.3M
Tennessee 38,030 $2.8M
Kentucky 37,790 $2.85M
Virginia 36,996 $2.84M
Alabama 33,417 $2.31M
Mississippi 31,757 $2.08M
South Carolina 26,778 $1.95M
Michigan 25,247 $2.15M
Oklahoma 23,857 $1.87M
Arkansas 23,835 $1.64M
Nebraska 22,065 $1.51M
Arizona 21,999 $1.97M
Kansas 21,786 $1.61M
Connecticut 21,301 $1.79M
Iowa 18,600 $1.29M
Wisconsin 18,054 $1.4M
Colorado 16,806 $1.37M
Oregon 14,954 $1.17M
Maryland 14,650 $1.37M
West Virginia 13,791 $1.06M
Washington 12,193 $994K
Minnesota 7,784 $672K
Rhode Island 7,647 $528K
Nevada 7,136 $592K
Massachusetts 6,541 $533K
Utah 6,243 $499K
Hawaii 6,093 $487K
Idaho 5,979 $439K
South Dakota 4,502 $336K
North Dakota 4,303 $314K
New Mexico 3,704 $295K
Montana 3,458 $265K
Delaware 3,285 $331K
Wyoming 3,137 $243K
New Hampshire 2,452 $200K
Alaska 2,424 $175K
Maine 2,375 $235K
Puerto Rico 2,357 $156K
District of Columbia 1,797 $131K
Vermont 1,235 $95.7K
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 BYSTOLIC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GARY SPEKTOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled472

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL ADAMS ME

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled464

GRANITE CITY

Illinois

DINESH PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled451

NEWARK

New Jersey

WASSIM CHOUCAIR M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled445

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JAMES CLIFFORD MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled441

MAYWOOD

New Jersey

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled438

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE BARAHONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled437

EL PASO

Texas

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled436

BROOKLYN

New York

RICARDO CORDIDO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled434

HAMDEN

Connecticut

WILLIAM RHODES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled426

UNION POINT

Georgia

RICHARD TU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled425

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

LOS ANGELES

California

ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled407

NEW YORK

New York

JENCHEN YANG M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled405

DIAMOND BAR

California

PRADIP SHAH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled405

WEST CALDWELL

New Jersey

GARY COLLINS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled404

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RONALD STEVENS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled401

MINEOLA

New York

WIT JAMRY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled400

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled397

GARDEN GROVE

California

SAMUEL DEMAIO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled391

LAKEWAY

Texas

SATYAPRAKASH MAKAM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled389

MUNSTER

Indiana

CORWIN THOMAS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled389

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ALBERT HAMMETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled387

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

CHAU NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled386

HOUSTON

Texas

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled379

WESTLAND

Michigan