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TIMOLOL MALEATE

Ophthalmic timolol is used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision. Timolol is in a class of medications called beta-blockers. It works by decreasing the pressure in the eye. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.56M
Medicare Part D Claims
$45.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 261,910 $5.19M
Florida 196,886 $4.74M
New York 135,240 $3.57M
Pennsylvania 95,927 $2.56M
Texas 83,690 $1.89M
Ohio 78,324 $2.02M
Illinois 73,649 $1.88M
Massachusetts 56,743 $1.48M
Michigan 54,206 $1.36M
Georgia 52,517 $1.08M
New Jersey 50,199 $1.33M
North Carolina 48,217 $1.08M
Minnesota 43,810 $938K
Virginia 40,104 $1.02M
Missouri 40,046 $902K
Tennessee 37,168 $810K
Wisconsin 35,652 $943K
Puerto Rico 34,369 $396K
Washington 33,805 $811K
Louisiana 32,123 $742K
Arizona 31,628 $499K
Iowa 28,678 $714K
Indiana 27,391 $639K
Alabama 26,443 $594K
South Carolina 26,262 $623K
Connecticut 23,659 $649K
Maryland 23,391 $517K
Kentucky 22,995 $574K
Oregon 21,988 $456K
Arkansas 20,676 $470K
Mississippi 20,413 $443K
Oklahoma 17,814 $422K
Kansas 16,885 $386K
Colorado 16,313 $335K
West Virginia 13,119 $337K
Nevada 12,994 $260K
Nebraska 11,759 $282K
Hawaii 11,137 $274K
Rhode Island 10,992 $253K
Maine 9,640 $280K
New Hampshire 8,134 $234K
New Mexico 7,602 $143K
South Dakota 7,028 $171K
North Dakota 6,368 $145K
Idaho 5,837 $108K
Utah 5,608 $104K
Vermont 5,157 $142K
Montana 4,666 $103K
Delaware 4,396 $106K
District of Columbia 3,425 $79.8K
Wyoming 1,759 $56.7K
Alaska 1,020 $33.6K
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for TIMOLOL MALEATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,374

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,832

FRESNO

California

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,691

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RICHARD PADRON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled1,508

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JANIS DZELZKALNS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,485

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

BRIAN FLOWERS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,352

FORT WORTH

Texas

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,345

WESTMINSTER

California

JOHN BENEKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,338

ORLANDO

Florida

ERIC GECHTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,265

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TOMMY COFFMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,242

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

AFROUZ MOTEDAEINY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled1,179

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GEETA SHAH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,157

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RAFAEL HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,139

MIAMI

Florida

DONALD CENTNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,137

ORLANDO

Florida

ADRIANA SAKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,103

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

NARENDRA PATEL M.D.

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled1,081

EL CENTRO

California

JUDITH FLORES-GUERRA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled1,072

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL AIRALA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,071

MIAMI

Florida

EMILIO BALIUS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled1,069

CORAL GABLES

Florida

EMERY JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,068

AVENTURA

Florida

DAVID BAKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,042

CONWAY

Arkansas

MICHAEL KOREY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,041

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL HAYNES O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled1,034

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

OCTAVIO B CARRENO MD PA

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,016

MIAMI

Florida

GARY JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,015

AVENTURA

Florida