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TOPROL XL

Toprol XL is a beta blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing heart rate, relaxing blood vessels, and lowering the body's fight-or-flight response. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

997K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 239 of 3238

$73.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 272 of 3238

273,415
Patients

Rank: 236 of 3238

104,177
Prescribers

Rank: 227 of 3238

User Reviews of TOPROL XL »

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

55%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 32,263 119,814 $8.63M
Ohio 30,317 106,402 $8M
Michigan 29,268 97,910 $6.52M
New Jersey 20,566 75,037 $6.02M
Pennsylvania 16,344 58,628 $4.48M
Florida 16,034 58,323 $4.2M
Texas 15,806 56,614 $4.27M
California 11,894 42,694 $3.18M
Indiana 11,464 40,187 $2.96M
Illinois 8,039 29,966 $2.31M
North Carolina 6,454 25,017 $1.89M
Massachusetts 5,788 21,837 $1.51M
Kentucky 5,837 21,479 $1.64M
Virginia 5,765 20,105 $1.55M
Georgia 5,107 18,629 $1.32M
Missouri 5,071 17,957 $1.35M
Maryland 4,757 16,336 $1.21M
Wisconsin 4,559 16,137 $1.24M
Tennessee 3,789 13,851 $1.13M
Connecticut 3,342 12,448 $936K
Washington 3,038 10,910 $817K
Arizona 2,966 10,331 $756K
South Carolina 2,495 8,977 $629K
Alabama 2,303 8,647 $656K
West Virginia 2,220 8,036 $568K
Louisiana 1,869 7,731 $560K
Delaware 1,629 5,608 $437K
Minnesota 1,555 5,571 $445K
Oklahoma 1,384 4,933 $376K
Kansas 1,307 4,562 $347K
New Hampshire 1,277 4,476 $345K
Oregon 1,267 4,439 $381K
Colorado 1,197 4,099 $310K
New Mexico 1,188 4,093 $357K
Nevada 1,256 4,039 $243K
Iowa 904 3,595 $259K
Arkansas 942 3,585 $267K
Mississippi 896 3,510 $250K
Utah 898 2,951 $252K
Maine 811 2,925 $217K
Rhode Island 451 1,828 $127K
Nebraska 473 1,815 $133K
Montana 331 1,254 $96.8K
Idaho 362 1,249 $98.2K
Vermont 332 1,207 $93.6K
Hawaii 239 1,070 $84.8K
South Dakota 210 857 $61.2K
North Dakota 209 840 $57.9K
District of Columbia 237 786 $62.7K
Alaska 162 607 $45.3K
Wyoming 171 557 $40.2K
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 TOPROL XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK OBERDOERSTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

SHIRAZ SHARIFF MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled79

SAGINAW

Michigan

TANVEER AHMAD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled79

BRICK

New Jersey

DAVID BUYER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

NEWTON

New Jersey

MARC BRODSKY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

W BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

ANTHONY MERCANDO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

SCARSDALE

New York

PANKAJ VAKHARIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

HOLLY

Michigan

JOSEPH GUARINO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

BRIAN BARBISH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

MAHER NASSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES HERMILLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled79

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

BHARGAVA RAVI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

KASTORIL GOPINATHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

UNION

New Jersey

MAHER RABAH DO

Specialist

Claims Filled79

BERKLEY

Michigan

MARIO CRISCITO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

BELLEVILLE

New Jersey

ILYA BILIK MD, FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES COVIELLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

SOUTH EUCLID

Ohio

TIMOTHY TINETTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

TROY

Michigan

TEDD MARCH D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

MONROE

Michigan

TODD HACHIGIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

PHILIP STEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled78

GARDEN CITY

New York

JAMES FELTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

TIFFIN

Ohio

HARVEY MOSSMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

MINEOLA

New York

JOSEPH KRUEGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

NAPOLEON

Ohio

CHARLES CELANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled78

VERO BEACH

Florida