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METOPROLOL TARTRATE

Lopressor (Metoprolol Tartrate) 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 2014

21.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 11 of 3362

$148M
Retail Cost

Rank: 173 of 3362

4,066,304
Patients

Rank: 16 of 3362

411,410
Prescribers

Rank: 21 of 3362

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61%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 370,849 1,720,634 $13.1M
Florida 345,594 1,627,342 $11.4M
New York 279,384 1,530,083 $10.3M
Pennsylvania 254,514 1,469,960 $9.5M
Texas 252,196 1,180,346 $7.82M
Ohio 223,624 1,155,576 $8.71M
Illinois 162,226 830,173 $6.2M
North Carolina 134,020 752,424 $4.74M
Michigan 168,154 742,480 $5.16M
Tennessee 117,206 636,363 $3.82M
Georgia 111,382 617,195 $4.02M
Missouri 95,553 538,993 $3.61M
New Jersey 106,697 495,785 $3.65M
Kentucky 82,090 468,410 $2.98M
Massachusetts 83,585 457,121 $3.12M
Virginia 89,475 455,780 $3.35M
Indiana 92,235 454,932 $3.47M
Wisconsin 86,968 442,232 $3.59M
Arizona 87,160 382,859 $2.7M
South Carolina 68,343 364,678 $2.28M
Minnesota 75,871 363,032 $2.99M
Washington 70,128 329,685 $2.39M
Louisiana 58,554 318,739 $1.81M
Iowa 51,844 299,391 $1.87M
Alabama 54,694 285,222 $1.68M
Arkansas 46,241 272,877 $1.46M
Maryland 60,280 264,922 $2.14M
Connecticut 50,286 251,455 $1.97M
Oklahoma 48,130 238,020 $1.54M
Oregon 48,584 232,817 $1.58M
Colorado 51,084 230,909 $1.75M
West Virginia 36,258 199,155 $1.23M
Mississippi 33,650 193,501 $1.03M
Kansas 33,590 183,233 $1.23M
Nebraska 23,753 139,743 $858K
Rhode Island 21,764 139,594 $881K
Maine 28,852 134,060 $1.1M
Nevada 27,457 119,797 $858K
New Hampshire 17,640 85,409 $711K
New Mexico 19,541 84,625 $563K
South Dakota 11,623 65,684 $433K
Idaho 14,122 64,892 $440K
North Dakota 11,761 63,180 $415K
Utah 14,222 58,387 $412K
Montana 10,326 52,672 $347K
Hawaii 10,691 48,669 $381K
Vermont 8,758 41,254 $313K
Delaware 9,899 39,190 $358K
Wyoming 5,091 24,723 $167K
District of Columbia 5,536 23,884 $161K
Alaska 2,122 13,177 $82.3K
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 TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,673

TUCKER

Georgia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,458

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,334

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,702

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,589

SMYRNA

Georgia

BOSHRA ZAKHARY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,518

DANVILLE

Virginia

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,456

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,374

DUBLIN

Georgia

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,299

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,208

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,058

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,044

LORAIN

Ohio

VIDYA YALAMANCHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,018

HAZARD

Kentucky

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,004

WESTON

Massachusetts

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,004

ROME

New York

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,938

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,926

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,874

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,827

WOODLAWN

Virginia

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,809

MAUMEE

Ohio

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,808

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

HAITHAM AZEM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,761

BEDFORD

Ohio

KRISHNA NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,753

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

BHASKAR YETURU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,752

ELMHURST

New York

HILLARY HURTADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,706

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York