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Prescriber Checkup » TOPROL XL

TOPROL XL

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain), and lowers the risk of repeated heart attacks. It is also used to treat heart failure. This medicine is a beta-blocker. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

381K
Medicare Part D Claims
$51.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Ohio 76,450 $6.79M
New York 72,159 $5.87M
California 43,630 $3.35M
Florida 41,029 $3.18M
Pennsylvania 40,994 $3.51M
Texas 38,680 $2.95M
North Carolina 30,121 $2.39M
New Jersey 21,704 $1.85M
Georgia 20,945 $1.49M
Michigan 20,065 $1.82M
Illinois 17,019 $1.36M
Kentucky 16,522 $1.42M
Virginia 15,559 $1.34M
Indiana 15,338 $1.26M
Massachusetts 11,776 $846K
Maryland 11,365 $1.05M
Wisconsin 9,880 $872K
Missouri 9,645 $782K
Tennessee 9,237 $751K
Arizona 8,729 $695K
Connecticut 7,742 $623K
South Carolina 7,524 $562K
Louisiana 6,708 $501K
Washington 6,512 $527K
West Virginia 5,968 $471K
Alabama 5,536 $399K
Delaware 4,890 $453K
Oregon 4,608 $395K
Mississippi 3,757 $273K
New Mexico 3,697 $324K
Colorado 3,620 $300K
Nevada 3,473 $210K
Kansas 3,353 $283K
Oklahoma 3,348 $264K
Minnesota 3,302 $295K
Hawaii 3,259 $165K
Iowa 3,051 $233K
Arkansas 3,036 $234K
Puerto Rico 2,792 $159K
Utah 2,641 $227K
New Hampshire 2,638 $242K
Nebraska 1,910 $150K
Maine 1,544 $143K
Montana 1,339 $110K
Idaho 1,330 $108K
Rhode Island 1,309 $97.3K
Vermont 683 $66.5K
South Dakota 631 $49.3K
District of Columbia 565 $44.7K
North Dakota 552 $43.5K
Alaska 536 $35.1K
Wyoming 430 $39.2K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
LAWRENCE KATZ MD MPH

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled104

NEW YORK

New York

CEFERINO CATA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled104

DAYTON

Ohio

SUDHENDU CHOUBEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled103

ROANOKE

Virginia

MARY ELLIOT APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled103

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

GABOR MENCZELESZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

BROOKLYN

New York

BRENT DEVRIES DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled103

TOLEDO

Ohio

MICHAEL RAFFERTY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

ATLANTA

Georgia

BORIS PEYSIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

BROOKLYN

New York

BORIS LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

JOSE MELLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

NEW YORK

New York

ASYA BENIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

BROOKLYN

New York

KLARA FRADLIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

BROOKLYN

New York

FELIX VILINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

MAYFIELD HTS

Ohio

LEONARD MATTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled97

NEW YORK

New York

CHRISTOPHER NEWTON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled97

ATLANTA

Georgia

LAWRENCE INRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled96

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS DETESCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

BOARDMAN

Ohio

MICHAEL DEUCHER MD

Claims Filled95

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS

Ohio

JAY STONE MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled95

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

JUDAH CHARNOFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

BROOKLYN

New York

ABDALLA EZZIDDIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled94

MAYFIELD HTS

Ohio

GARY HORBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

NEW YORK

New York

JULIUS RESNIK M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled94

BROOKLYN

Ohio

BALRAJ KANWAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

GARLAND

Texas

PIERRE ATALLAH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled94

ROCHESTER

Michigan