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BYSTOLIC

Bystolic is a selective beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It lowers blood pressure by slowing down the heart and making it work less to pump. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.24M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 137 of 3238

$244M
Retail Cost

Rank: 99 of 3238

401,492
Patients

Rank: 180 of 3238

130,849
Prescribers

Rank: 185 of 3238

User Reviews of BYSTOLIC »

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50%

of people say

it's worth it

39%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 33,143 188,973 $20.2M
Texas 36,727 186,307 $21.2M
New York 31,079 165,835 $19.3M
Florida 27,773 139,365 $15.8M
Pennsylvania 16,211 91,346 $10M
Ohio 15,876 86,292 $9.76M
New Jersey 17,305 84,974 $10.4M
North Carolina 13,560 82,046 $7.98M
Georgia 14,062 81,566 $8.06M
Illinois 14,530 77,513 $8.78M
Missouri 12,564 75,405 $7.52M
Louisiana 11,279 69,406 $6.43M
Indiana 12,449 67,478 $7.52M
Tennessee 11,414 59,415 $6.25M
Kentucky 10,186 58,073 $6.06M
Virginia 10,008 54,549 $5.97M
Alabama 9,196 52,184 $5.07M
Michigan 9,649 45,165 $5.93M
Mississippi 7,213 44,592 $3.93M
South Carolina 7,378 41,273 $4.24M
Arkansas 5,881 36,541 $3.43M
Connecticut 7,091 36,225 $4.49M
Arizona 7,770 35,612 $4.47M
Oklahoma 6,670 35,540 $3.91M
Nebraska 5,043 34,897 $3.18M
Kansas 5,122 29,922 $2.97M
Iowa 4,404 28,877 $2.75M
Colorado 5,369 27,099 $3.11M
Wisconsin 4,753 26,722 $3.04M
Maryland 4,913 21,102 $2.9M
West Virginia 3,562 19,988 $2.18M
Oregon 3,346 18,297 $2.02M
Washington 3,042 15,681 $1.8M
Nevada 2,437 11,228 $1.36M
Rhode Island 1,667 11,060 $1.02M
Minnesota 1,893 10,026 $1.24M
Utah 2,025 9,600 $1.08M
Massachusetts 1,690 9,266 $1.07M
Hawaii 1,416 8,020 $880K
Idaho 1,405 7,475 $793K
South Dakota 1,165 7,339 $755K
North Dakota 997 6,068 $651K
New Mexico 1,224 5,864 $694K
Delaware 1,361 5,614 $856K
Montana 800 4,639 $497K
Wyoming 721 4,056 $461K
Maine 700 3,543 $480K
New Hampshire 696 3,412 $418K
Alaska 499 2,770 $295K
District of Columbia 572 2,711 $301K
Vermont 222 1,142 $147K
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 BYSTOLIC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CRES RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

TAMPA

Florida

STEVEN GUBIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled528

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MICHAEL KHALILI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled524

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT HAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled520

IRON RIVER

Michigan

ALBERT HAMMETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

CORWIN THOMAS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SCOTT TURNER D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled516

DENISON

Texas

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled515

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL MATILSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled514

EAST SETAUKET

New York

SATYAPRAKASH MAKAM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled512

MUNSTER

Indiana

PRADIP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled509

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ALI ZIAEE MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled508

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL VILLANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled506

NORMAN

Oklahoma

CHARLES CROWELL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled504

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

ELIJAH PAULK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled498

NORCROSS

Georgia

PRADIP SHAH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled497

WEST CALDWELL

New Jersey

RIAZ SIRAJUDDIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled494

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JENCHEN YANG M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled493

DIAMOND BAR

California

GARY SPEKTOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled489

BROOKLYN

New York

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled485

LOS ANGELES

California

ROSENBERG REYES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled481

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

BART DENYS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled481

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

JONATHAN CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled474

BROOKLYN

New York

NASER ALMASALMEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled472

FLORISSANT

Missouri

ALVIN TIMOTHY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled471

THIBODAUX

Louisiana