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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
CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,337

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JAMES HALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,263

UNION CITY

Tennessee

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled890

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled879

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DAVID CASTELLONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled852

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

OSVALDO JIMENEZ-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled819

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

ANGEL ARIZMENDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled696

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LAWRENCE CURRY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled669

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled669

VALDOSTA

Georgia

EDWARD CARLOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled666

MOBILE

Alabama

TERRY ZELLMER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled643

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOSE SOTO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled637

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN BURROUGHS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled616

MONROE

Michigan

STANLEY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled588

NEWNAN

Georgia

RAYMOND COLEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

PHILA

Pennsylvania

LUIS MOLINARY M,D.

Specialist

Claims Filled552

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

GANESH KINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled543

CONYERS

Georgia

DALJIT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled541

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CHARLES HENSLEIGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled534

ASHLAND

Alabama

WALTER PINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

JOEL FROM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled517

DES MOINES

Iowa

MAURICE ROBINSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled504

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

NEW YORK

New York

ROGER STRUNK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled469

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico