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BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks. This medicine is a combination of a beta blocker and a diuretic (water pill). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

964K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 242 of 3238

$14.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 685 of 3238

179,371
Patients

Rank: 303 of 3238

78,213
Prescribers

Rank: 290 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 13,063 65,759 $1.01M
New York 11,435 58,918 $1.05M
Georgia 9,968 58,078 $768K
Ohio 11,639 57,385 $828K
Florida 10,961 55,908 $825K
North Carolina 8,693 50,144 $675K
Pennsylvania 8,489 47,933 $753K
Alabama 7,371 43,221 $578K
Illinois 6,222 31,882 $501K
Michigan 7,499 31,380 $590K
Indiana 6,204 30,680 $474K
California 6,196 29,428 $493K
Tennessee 5,127 27,857 $406K
Virginia 4,664 24,639 $375K
Kentucky 4,260 23,915 $312K
New Jersey 5,211 23,499 $447K
Missouri 4,082 22,614 $321K
South Carolina 3,963 21,430 $332K
Louisiana 3,102 19,544 $264K
Arkansas 2,687 16,742 $215K
Mississippi 2,534 16,462 $208K
Iowa 2,657 14,740 $178K
Oklahoma 2,878 14,446 $231K
Kansas 2,305 12,573 $177K
Wisconsin 2,426 11,661 $204K
Nebraska 1,746 10,943 $140K
Maryland 2,201 8,858 $172K
Arizona 2,010 8,778 $154K
Washington 1,811 8,624 $140K
West Virginia 1,458 7,976 $115K
Rhode Island 1,060 6,936 $113K
Massachusetts 1,257 6,597 $126K
Colorado 1,385 6,256 $91.4K
Oregon 1,202 6,157 $105K
Idaho 1,226 5,937 $102K
Utah 1,179 5,639 $84.5K
Nevada 1,194 5,375 $78.2K
Connecticut 1,018 4,895 $93.8K
Minnesota 919 4,274 $63.4K
Delaware 920 3,676 $82.6K
North Dakota 534 3,094 $46.4K
Hawaii 582 2,945 $63.2K
New Hampshire 557 2,462 $45.1K
Montana 460 2,337 $34.7K
Maine 471 2,109 $46.1K
South Dakota 334 2,004 $25.9K
New Mexico 350 1,661 $27.7K
Vermont 220 1,033 $21.7K
Wyoming 138 704 $10.2K
Alaska 126 564 $8,698
District of Columbia 81 369 $7,186
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 BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAYAPRAKASH NARAYANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KAUFMAN

Texas

GARY MCDONALD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JON WALKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRIDGEPORT

Texas

MARGUERITE PICOU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NATCHITOCHES

Louisiana

ROBERT TAXIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOGELSVILLE

Pennsylvania

WARREN KOFFLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOBILE

Alabama

JEAN SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

WALTER BRUNING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MELVYN ACOSTA-RUIZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JORGE ALEGRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

DIANE WEEZORAK NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

KEVIN TOPPENBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

DIANA DILLARD FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

STERLING BARRETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

CARLOS LOPEZ ASENCIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

RONALD JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARDEN

North Carolina

AMY KLOK PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

PORTAGE

Michigan

PARK CHITTOM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMA

Alabama

CESAR MEDINA QUINONES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LARES

Puerto Rico

ROBERT BUZARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS

Missouri

KARTIKEYA PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

STEPHEN HALPIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HANNIBAL

Missouri

LANCE WASHINGTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KOKOMO

Indiana

MATTHEW BARTELT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

CARL SCHELER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW KENSINGTON

Pennsylvania