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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
NORMA BARTON MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled842

MIAMI

Florida

SEEMA BHADSAVLE O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled837

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KATHERINE LOFTFIELD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled834

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

C. YEE M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled834

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

HANNA SHAMMAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled833

LYNWOOD

California

J. HENRY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled819

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

NEIL JAMRON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled816

REDLANDS

California

ZUHAIR SHIHAB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled811

LUBBOCK

Texas

CARLOS BUZNEGO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled803

MIAMI

Florida

HARRY PAPPAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled801

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

PARIS ROYO MD

Claims Filled795

MARYSVILLE

California

BYRON SANTOS-FLORES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled795

DES PERES

Missouri

RICHARD HAVUNJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled786

GLENDALE

California

REGINALD SAMPSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled782

MONTEBELLO

California

GLEN BRINDLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled777

TEMPLE

Texas

CURT WISCHMEIER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled771

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

MICHAEL YOON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled766

BANNING

California

THEODORE OKIE

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled760

LYNWOOD

California

PETER DEBRY M.D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled757

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ROBERT BARNES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled756

AURORA

Illinois

RICHARD TAMESIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled750

LOMA LINDA

California

GREGORY LIEB OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled748

TAMPA

Florida

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled745

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

ZVI AVINER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled741

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

KARL PAPPA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled740

COLUMBUS

Ohio