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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
GREGORY TALALAYEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

HYDE PARK

Massachusetts

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

LOS ANGELES

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

TARZANA

California

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

BROOKLYN

New York

PAUL EASON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

JERRY BOLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled92

COLUMBUS

Ohio

THOMAS LOMBARDO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled90

BEAUMONT

Texas

BRIAN SARTER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled90

NEWARK

Delaware

MICHAEL SMITH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled90

BEAUMONT

Texas

THOMAS BRACKBILL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled90

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ELISABETH BRODERICK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled90

LYNN

Massachusetts

ALBERT ANDERSON M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled89

ATLANTA

Georgia

MAHNAZ BEHBOODIKHAH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled89

NEWPORT BEACH

California

ROGER ESPINOSA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled89

MENTOR

Ohio

ANNE BRANCACCIO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled88

DALLAS

Texas

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL SNITZER M.D. LLC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

WARREN

Ohio

SARAH KATS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

FOREST HILLS

New York

VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

BROOKLYN

New York

FREDERICK SIMONIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled86

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

GREGORY ISENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

HARTFORD

Connecticut

SANTUCCIO RICCIARDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

EDWARD O BRYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

FLORENCE

South Carolina

MARK GELFAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK RICAURTE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

COLUMBUS

Ohio