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METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

17.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 14 of 3362

$670M
Retail Cost

Rank: 33 of 3362

3,279,208
Patients

Rank: 21 of 3362

359,716
Prescribers

Rank: 36 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 298,029 1,545,416 $59.5M
California 238,944 1,244,749 $45.6M
Texas 240,428 1,162,313 $47.8M
Florida 227,443 1,079,252 $43M
Pennsylvania 166,096 940,958 $32.9M
Illinois 157,783 806,809 $33.7M
North Carolina 125,625 727,672 $25.9M
Ohio 130,832 671,173 $25.7M
New Jersey 119,809 562,262 $24.9M
Massachusetts 93,780 511,754 $19.5M
Michigan 117,238 492,638 $20.6M
Georgia 80,255 450,980 $16.1M
Indiana 75,443 383,075 $15.2M
Missouri 65,614 370,499 $13.3M
Louisiana 61,640 355,618 $12.1M
Virginia 67,710 341,031 $12.8M
Kentucky 58,520 332,284 $11.2M
Minnesota 70,859 331,475 $15.2M
Wisconsin 63,308 320,704 $13.9M
Alabama 58,061 308,827 $11M
Tennessee 59,525 303,172 $11M
South Carolina 52,299 279,135 $10.2M
Washington 57,595 277,145 $11.4M
Iowa 41,821 242,670 $8.76M
Connecticut 49,281 239,177 $10.3M
Arizona 55,634 238,456 $9.84M
Maryland 56,343 236,685 $10.7M
Mississippi 34,335 213,736 $6.5M
Oregon 41,025 204,111 $8.62M
West Virginia 33,385 186,867 $6.03M
Arkansas 28,997 178,353 $5.87M
Oklahoma 34,061 166,910 $7.28M
Colorado 32,707 153,389 $6.62M
Kansas 26,492 143,756 $5.19M
Nebraska 22,642 139,515 $4.63M
Maine 18,868 85,048 $4.14M
Nevada 19,246 83,596 $3.41M
New Mexico 17,933 80,917 $3.4M
New Hampshire 14,902 72,288 $3.14M
South Dakota 12,105 71,311 $2.51M
North Dakota 13,134 70,369 $2.61M
Utah 15,152 67,481 $2.86M
Rhode Island 10,835 67,049 $2.49M
Idaho 14,093 66,898 $2.83M
Hawaii 12,974 66,772 $2.87M
Montana 11,525 59,221 $2.22M
Delaware 11,303 44,538 $2.28M
Vermont 8,532 40,026 $1.91M
District of Columbia 5,923 27,361 $1.02M
Wyoming 4,382 21,793 $846K
Alaska 3,548 21,771 $687K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
ADAM STYS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,296

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

GEORGE CHILAZI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,288

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

ANATOLE BARKAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,286

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL ROBERTELLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,279

RUTLAND

Vermont

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,278

ERWIN

North Carolina

ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,272

NEW YORK

New York

JORGE CUELLO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,271

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,267

BROOKLYN

New York

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,262

CLINTON

Iowa

WILLIAM TENET M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,261

MANHASSET

New York

REUBEN STONE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,258

JACKSON

Mississippi

JAIME SANCHEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,245

HIALEAH

Florida

PABLO GUALA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,239

HIALEAH

Florida

PAUL TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,237

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,235

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,224

LAREDO

Texas

VLADIMIR GREBENNIKOV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,222

RICHARDSON

Texas

MARK CIMINELLI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,221

LANCASTER

South Carolina

MURLIDHAR AMIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,218

NEDERLAND

Texas

JOSE MARQUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,207

MIAMI

Florida

BRANISLAV SCHIFFERDECKER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,199

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

BROOKLYN

New York

MANOHAR KOLA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,194

DECATUR

Illinois

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,188

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

PAVEL POLSKIY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,185

CARMICHAEL

California