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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
VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,694

DUNEDIN

Florida

RICCI MINELLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,693

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,683

AUGUSTA

Georgia

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,672

WESTLAND

Michigan

STEPHEN EVANS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,653

BUFFALO

New York

IRFAN MIRZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,652

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,647

TEXARKANA

Texas

BRIAN KIMMEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,643

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARK ST.PIERRE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,623

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

FAISAL WASEEM M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,619

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL

New York

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,604

BUSHNELL

Florida

ASHA PRITPAL SIDHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,583

FRESNO

California

ZOHEIR ABDELBAKI MD

Nuclear Cardiology

Claims Filled1,578

LIMA

Ohio

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,563

HAYTI

Missouri

JOHN HABER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,554

TRESCKOW

Pennsylvania

AMEER KABOUR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,553

TOLEDO

Ohio

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,551

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SUNIL GUPTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,551

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,541

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

BRUCE JOHNSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,530

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

RAMANA MURTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,526

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,515

LIMA

Ohio

LARRY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,510

VALDOSTA

Georgia

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,508

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,502

ROCK HILL

South Carolina