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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
WILLIAM PARRISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled375

BREMEN

Georgia

ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled368

LOS ANGELES

California

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled365

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DAKSHESH-KUMA PARIKH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled364

VICTORIA

Texas

MORRIS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

DAYTON

Ohio

MICHAEL GEER MD

Hypertension Specialist

Claims Filled363

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GREGORY BOXBERGER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled359

WICHITA

Kansas

CRAIG WALKER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled353

HOUMA

Louisiana

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

UNION

New Jersey

ALAN HURTY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled352

MCMINNVILLE

Oregon

LINDA DELUCA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled349

LINCOLN

Rhode Island

RICARDO MARTINEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled347

MIAMI

Florida

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

BEVERLY HILLS

California

LEON HENDLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled346

VERO BEACH

Florida

YANINA BELOTSERKOVSKAYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

BROOKLYN

New York

TARA BUSH N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled345

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

NASER ALMASALMEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled344

FLORISSANT

Missouri

JAWED SIDDIQUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

FLORISSANT

Missouri

JONATHAN CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled343

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

LOS ANGELES

California

NASEEM JAFFRANI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled340

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

WISSAM DERIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled340

QUINCY

Illinois

GREGORY CHANEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled339

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ZIAD ABBUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled339

OCEAN

New Jersey

ATHAR ANSARI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled337

EL CENTRO

California