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METOLAZONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

952K
Medicare Part D Claims
$24M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 67,040 $2.08M
New York 59,493 $1.46M
Texas 59,131 $1.66M
Florida 58,214 $1.55M
Pennsylvania 57,847 $1.15M
Illinois 47,520 $1.22M
Ohio 43,125 $1.04M
Michigan 31,443 $863K
Georgia 30,467 $813K
North Carolina 30,080 $773K
Missouri 27,036 $640K
New Jersey 24,945 $656K
Indiana 24,275 $596K
Tennessee 23,785 $582K
Wisconsin 23,443 $481K
Alabama 23,436 $573K
Kentucky 21,666 $535K
Minnesota 19,375 $383K
Louisiana 19,178 $444K
Virginia 18,790 $482K
Mississippi 17,790 $444K
Iowa 16,737 $326K
South Carolina 16,440 $451K
Oklahoma 16,018 $448K
Kansas 13,494 $303K
Arkansas 13,387 $326K
Massachusetts 13,222 $240K
Washington 13,214 $341K
Arizona 12,666 $358K
Nebraska 10,536 $198K
Connecticut 10,382 $245K
Maryland 9,816 $298K
Oregon 9,227 $231K
West Virginia 9,126 $237K
Colorado 8,701 $232K
Utah 5,532 $184K
Idaho 4,579 $116K
North Dakota 4,478 $72.7K
South Dakota 4,343 $78.8K
Nevada 3,928 $121K
New Mexico 3,918 $98.8K
Montana 3,737 $92.2K
Hawaii 3,608 $118K
Maine 3,158 $86.1K
Rhode Island 2,821 $50.6K
New Hampshire 2,473 $65K
Delaware 2,082 $61.6K
Wyoming 1,823 $48.7K
Vermont 1,785 $39.9K
District of Columbia 1,725 $50.2K
Alaska 656 $18.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for METOLAZONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARCIO FEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled593

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES STAFFORD M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled434

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled424

LAREDO

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled411

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOHN JAGEMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled352

ERIE

Pennsylvania

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled342

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

WASIM AHMED MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled333

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

RONNIE CHU M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

PRAKASH SARVEPALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

EDMORE

Michigan

HATTIE HENDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled279

HOUSTON

Texas

DANIEL CHIKVASHVILI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled279

EAST MEADOW

New York

THOMAS SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

HOLDREGE

Nebraska

NEIL KUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled271

ROSEBURG

Oregon

JANUSZ WOLANIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

NANTICOKE

Pennsylvania

JULIO IGLESIAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled253

WINNFIELD

Louisiana

YOGINDRA BALHARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled252

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

MANISH GERA MBBS

Nephrology

Claims Filled247

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MICHAEL STEPHENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

ORANGE PARK

Florida

GRIGORIY GOLDENBERG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

BROOKLYN

New York

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM SMUCKER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

AKRON

Ohio

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

HICKORY

North Carolina

AMER HUSSEINI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

CHICAGO

Illinois

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled220

GREENVILLE

South Carolina