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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
CHRISTAKIS CHRISTODOULOU M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled461

PASADENA

California

WILLIAM PARRISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled459

BREMEN

Georgia

SIDNEY BOLCH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled457

SAVANNAH

Georgia

SAMER KOTTIECH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled453

NEW YORK

New York

GERALD MANCUSO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled445

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

LINDSEY WHITE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled441

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

MICHAEL ADAMS ME

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled440

GRANITE CITY

Illinois

JAWED SIDDIQUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled440

FLORISSANT

Missouri

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled439

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS MOORE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled436

JOPLIN

Missouri

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled432

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

STEVEN KATZMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled431

LIVONIA

Michigan

EDWARD JULIE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled430

CLIFTON

New Jersey

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled423

LOS ANGELES

California

CRAIG WALKER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled420

HOUMA

Louisiana

JINESH GANDHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled415

PHILLIPSBURG

New Jersey

RAVEEN ARORA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled412

ANAHEIM

California

CARY HIRSCH MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled411

SUFFERN

New York

DURGA MADALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled411

SAN JOSE

California

THOMAS KURIAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled410

STERLING

Illinois

JIANWEI FENG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled409

HOUSTON

Texas

DARSHI SUNDERAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled408

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled407

ROSEMEAD

California

DALE HANSEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled406

LINCOLN

Nebraska

THOMAS BUZBEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled406

TYLER

Texas