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Prescriber Checkup » METOLAZONE

METOLAZONE

Treats high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic ("water pill"). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

685K
Medicare Part D Claims
$25.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 68,286 $2.22M
New York 59,321 $1.53M
Florida 58,844 $1.6M
Texas 58,514 $1.75M
Pennsylvania 58,101 $1.32M
Illinois 48,259 $1.29M
Ohio 43,082 $1.11M
Georgia 30,916 $882K
North Carolina 30,266 $836K
Michigan 29,302 $880K
Missouri 26,791 $683K
Tennessee 24,165 $625K
Indiana 24,021 $621K
Alabama 23,870 $621K
New Jersey 22,457 $604K
Wisconsin 22,357 $476K
Kentucky 21,856 $570K
Virginia 19,183 $508K
Minnesota 18,927 $373K
Louisiana 18,168 $444K
Mississippi 17,740 $466K
Iowa 17,416 $361K
South Carolina 16,281 $473K
Oklahoma 16,191 $482K
Kansas 14,020 $334K
Puerto Rico 13,195 $302K
Massachusetts 13,132 $259K
Arkansas 13,085 $341K
Washington 12,609 $358K
Arizona 12,448 $356K
Maryland 10,361 $329K
Nebraska 9,949 $203K
Connecticut 9,847 $243K
West Virginia 9,591 $261K
Oregon 9,525 $247K
Colorado 8,572 $247K
Utah 5,448 $187K
Idaho 4,796 $123K
North Dakota 4,778 $86.1K
South Dakota 4,522 $85.3K
Nevada 4,062 $126K
New Mexico 3,885 $106K
Montana 3,861 $103K
Hawaii 3,501 $120K
Maine 3,046 $86K
Rhode Island 2,626 $47.5K
New Hampshire 2,513 $66.7K
Delaware 2,232 $69K
Vermont 1,865 $42.4K
Wyoming 1,813 $54.4K
District of Columbia 1,739 $55.9K
Alaska 839 $18.3K
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 METOLAZONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARCIO FEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

HIALEAH

Florida

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled448

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

CHARLES STAFFORD M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled421

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOHN JAGEMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled398

ERIE

Pennsylvania

RONNIE CHU M. D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled386

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled341

LAREDO

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled334

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

WASIM AHMED MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled327

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

HATTIE HENDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled304

HOUSTON

Texas

PRAKASH SARVEPALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

EDMORE

Michigan

MICHAEL STEPHENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

ORANGE PARK

Florida

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled255

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

ERIC SOLLARS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled253

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

GEORGE MATHEWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

HUMANSVILLE

Missouri

CHARLES SIMONSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

MARRERO

Louisiana

LINDA VERNOCCHI N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled244

NEW YORK

New York

NEIL KUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled242

ROSEBURG

Oregon

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled239

DES MOINES

Iowa

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS SMITH M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled234

HOLDREGE

Nebraska

AMER HUSSEINI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled224

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled219

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JAMES SHERIDAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

PIGGOTT

Arkansas

JANUSZ WOLANIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

NANTICOKE

Pennsylvania

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana