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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
JULIO IGLESIAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled213

WINNFIELD

Louisiana

SEONG KIM MD, MPM

General Practice

Claims Filled208

STURGIS

Michigan

HUGH WILLIAMS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled206

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JEFFREY DELL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled205

FULLERTON

California

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled200

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SAMER FAHOUM MD FCCP

Claims Filled199

SELMA

Alabama

JAMES JACKSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled197

STATESBORO

Georgia

VANCE GOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

TROY

Pennsylvania

CHAISAK PENGVANICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled192

MIAMI

Florida

KEITH RAMOS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled192

MISSION

Texas

KATHLEEN MEEHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

NIXA

Missouri

EUGENE POGORELEC

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

MASSILLON

Ohio

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

LORAIN

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled185

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

STEVE SU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled182

FRESNO

California

PEDRO ORTIZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

OLUWOLE AKISANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

GADSDEN

Alabama

GRIGORIY GOLDENBERG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

BROOKLYN

New York

BIKRAMJIT MALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

DANVILLE

Illinois

CLYDE GREEN MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled179

MACON

Georgia

ROBERT SHULTZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled178

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

DORAL

Florida

KEITH CONAWAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

SHAWNEE

Oklahoma