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METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

14.3M
Medicare Part D Claims
$617M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 1,192,486 $52.2M
California 1,026,113 $41.3M
Texas 950,985 $43.7M
Florida 939,525 $40.4M
Pennsylvania 760,903 $29.8M
Illinois 699,013 $32.4M
North Carolina 565,344 $21.9M
Ohio 556,308 $24.4M
New Jersey 508,302 $24.1M
Massachusetts 398,282 $17.4M
Georgia 379,235 $15M
Michigan 367,312 $18.9M
Indiana 327,910 $14.6M
Missouri 320,250 $12.8M
Louisiana 304,615 $11.6M
Kentucky 300,978 $11.9M
Virginia 294,897 $12.6M
Wisconsin 285,134 $13.3M
Minnesota 283,126 $13.8M
Alabama 249,904 $9.46M
Tennessee 243,964 $10M
Washington 233,766 $10.8M
Iowa 220,393 $8.47M
Connecticut 213,402 $10.1M
Mississippi 205,141 $7.17M
South Carolina 199,505 $8.16M
Arizona 193,605 $8.78M
Oregon 185,725 $8.64M
Maryland 180,691 $9.22M
Arkansas 167,874 $6.37M
Oklahoma 166,923 $7.8M
West Virginia 166,007 $6.43M
Kansas 134,146 $5.53M
Colorado 124,127 $5.71M
Nebraska 123,491 $4.61M
New Mexico 78,379 $3.53M
Maine 73,658 $4.07M
Nevada 68,500 $3.01M
Idaho 64,628 $2.89M
New Hampshire 64,039 $3.15M
Utah 62,969 $2.9M
South Dakota 62,305 $2.51M
Hawaii 60,473 $2.54M
North Dakota 59,464 $2.41M
Montana 56,785 $2.36M
Rhode Island 56,310 $2.2M
Vermont 38,866 $2.01M
Delaware 31,485 $1.66M
Wyoming 22,905 $968K
District of Columbia 21,092 $851K
Alaska 18,086 $693K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,137

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE CHILAZI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,129

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

KLARA FRADLIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,128

BROOKLYN

New York

NOEL ORTIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,127

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MURLIDHAR AMIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,110

NEDERLAND

Texas

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,108

CLINTON

Iowa

DENZIL MORAES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,105

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,094

ERWIN

North Carolina

MANUEL ABELLA M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,090

MIAMI

Florida

HISHAM WAGDY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,089

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,088

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE MARQUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,088

MIAMI

Florida

MARK CIMINELLI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,082

LANCASTER

South Carolina

CARL LUIKART M D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,077

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,072

HIALEAH

Florida

LLOYD KELLAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,071

NASSAWADOX

Virginia

TOM YEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,068

ROSEMEAD

California

FRANKLIN HANDEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,068

DAYTON

Ohio

EDWARD O BRYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,060

FLORENCE

South Carolina

HABIB BASSIL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,058

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

FADHIL HUSSEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,053

TOLEDO

Ohio

HOWARD HARONIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,049

WESTERLY

Rhode Island

JOSE RAMOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,049

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

AGUSTIN ALFONSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,047

MIAMI

Florida

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,046

NEW YORK

New York