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Prescriber Checkup » METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

16.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 14 of 3238

$690M
Retail Cost

Rank: 24 of 3238

3,000,363
Patients

Rank: 22 of 3238

348,744
Prescribers

Rank: 35 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 269,673 1,423,754 $63.5M
California 221,725 1,182,059 $46.7M
Texas 224,437 1,122,826 $49.8M
Florida 211,186 1,043,832 $44.3M
Pennsylvania 151,063 878,896 $34.1M
Illinois 136,548 724,482 $33.2M
North Carolina 116,349 693,522 $26.5M
Ohio 121,297 633,424 $26.5M
New Jersey 113,202 542,791 $25.6M
Massachusetts 83,329 467,369 $19.5M
Michigan 103,155 443,176 $21.4M
Georgia 73,216 421,171 $16.5M
Indiana 69,800 364,056 $15.8M
Missouri 60,528 351,748 $13.6M
Louisiana 56,563 335,509 $12.5M
Virginia 61,976 325,115 $13.6M
Kentucky 55,019 324,392 $12.3M
Minnesota 64,236 310,373 $15.1M
Wisconsin 58,633 309,575 $14.6M
Alabama 54,229 306,422 $11.9M
Tennessee 53,982 283,800 $11.6M
Washington 52,227 256,128 $11.3M
Iowa 38,637 236,065 $9.01M
Connecticut 46,064 229,272 $10.5M
South Carolina 41,046 220,764 $8.81M
Arizona 50,862 219,121 $9.93M
Mississippi 32,755 209,507 $7.15M
Maryland 47,250 205,731 $10.3M
Oregon 37,966 196,852 $8.94M
West Virginia 30,710 174,014 $6.42M
Arkansas 27,611 172,203 $6.16M
Oklahoma 32,379 165,191 $7.75M
Kansas 25,389 144,665 $5.75M
Colorado 28,589 138,367 $6.27M
Nebraska 21,113 134,913 $4.88M
Maine 17,454 80,451 $4.3M
New Mexico 17,097 79,969 $3.61M
Nevada 17,272 77,381 $3.39M
South Dakota 11,444 70,223 $2.7M
North Dakota 12,314 70,126 $2.79M
New Hampshire 13,676 68,730 $3.3M
Hawaii 12,083 66,200 $2.69M
Utah 14,089 65,269 $2.94M
Idaho 13,054 65,155 $2.83M
Rhode Island 10,051 64,255 $2.45M
Montana 10,606 57,504 $2.36M
Delaware 10,559 42,457 $2.4M
Vermont 7,552 37,099 $1.87M
District of Columbia 5,660 26,687 $1.06M
Wyoming 4,113 21,196 $867K
Alaska 3,353 19,860 $719K
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 METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MUZAMIL RANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,229

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

STEVEN GUBIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,224

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

GEORGE CHILAZI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,221

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

ANATOLE BARKAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,203

BROOKLYN

New York

ADAM STYS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,199

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,195

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

HISHAM WAGDY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,184

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,182

CLINTON

Iowa

PAVEL POLSKIY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,179

CARMICHAEL

California

GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,177

MONROE

Louisiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,157

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN PRATHER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,155

CORINTH

Mississippi

WILLIAM TENET M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,150

MANHASSET

New York

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,143

MIAMI

Florida

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

BROOKLYN

New York

MANUEL ABELLA M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,141

MIAMI

Florida

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,134

LOGAN

West Virginia

JUAN IGARTUA PONTON M.D.F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,134

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

SVETLANA BARBARASH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,128

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

LORENZO VICTORES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,127

HIALEAH

Florida

ATASU NAYAK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,127

HOUSTON

Texas

MADJID MIRZAITEHRANE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,117

HOUSTON

Texas

EVENS RODNEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,116

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOSE ACEVEDO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,116

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

JOSE MARQUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,115

MIAMI

Florida