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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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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
ZOHEIR ABDELBAKI MD

Nuclear Cardiology

Claims Filled1,034

LIMA

Ohio

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,031

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

SHANTILAL PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,030

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DAVID IKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,030

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

GERARDO POLANCO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,027

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GOMEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,026

PONCE

Puerto Rico

BORIS PEYSIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,026

BROOKLYN

New York

HISHAM WAGDY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,026

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,024

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

JOSE RIVERA DEL RIO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,018

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NEFTALI RODRIGUEZ SANTIAGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,015

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

HAU TAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,015

SAN DIEGO

California

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,014

FLUSHING

New York

AGUSTIN ALFONSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,012

MIAMI

Florida

BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,010

SANTA CRUZ

California

STEVEN HAMSTEAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,008

FARMVILLE

North Carolina

GILBERTO BAEZ-RIOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,006

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ALVIN CACHO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,006

STOCKTON

California

MEHRDAD TOOSI M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled998

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

BYRON HOFFMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled998

SILER CITY

North Carolina

JOEL OSBORN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled995

AMARILLO

Texas

WASSIM MOUANNES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled994

LAUREL

Mississippi

RAMANA MURTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled991

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

ALBERT SHARF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled988

NATIONAL CITY

California

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled988

NEW YORK

New York