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METOLAZONE

Treats high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic ("water pill"). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.03M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 230 of 3238

$23.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 562 of 3238

282,297
Patients

Rank: 231 of 3238

119,492
Prescribers

Rank: 208 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 20,375 69,512 $2.11M
Texas 20,066 67,061 $1.68M
New York 18,179 65,192 $1.52M
Florida 18,546 61,945 $1.48M
Pennsylvania 16,063 61,489 $1.16M
Ohio 13,357 48,816 $1.08M
Illinois 12,785 48,361 $1.11M
Michigan 11,703 37,421 $1M
Georgia 8,718 32,655 $779K
North Carolina 9,267 32,577 $755K
Missouri 7,239 27,977 $597K
New Jersey 8,192 26,965 $625K
Tennessee 7,580 26,668 $583K
Indiana 7,556 26,121 $595K
Alabama 7,153 25,269 $576K
Wisconsin 6,012 23,764 $463K
Kentucky 6,161 23,249 $524K
Louisiana 5,618 20,261 $413K
Virginia 5,909 20,219 $446K
Minnesota 5,215 19,404 $367K
Iowa 4,311 18,403 $319K
Mississippi 4,691 17,660 $393K
South Carolina 4,643 16,893 $438K
Oklahoma 4,245 15,316 $386K
Arkansas 3,570 14,436 $320K
Kansas 3,524 14,239 $288K
Massachusetts 3,866 13,947 $245K
Arizona 4,493 13,693 $350K
Washington 3,904 13,321 $301K
Connecticut 3,107 11,000 $225K
Maryland 3,481 10,660 $288K
Nebraska 2,462 10,601 $184K
Oregon 2,848 9,196 $224K
West Virginia 2,396 9,143 $202K
Colorado 2,647 9,003 $219K
Utah 1,724 5,966 $171K
North Dakota 1,156 5,091 $79.3K
South Dakota 1,171 4,907 $78.9K
Idaho 1,213 4,203 $92.7K
Nevada 1,381 4,181 $115K
Montana 958 3,681 $78.8K
Hawaii 1,042 3,577 $102K
New Mexico 1,095 3,421 $84.1K
Maine 969 3,054 $74.9K
Rhode Island 843 3,020 $50.5K
New Hampshire 789 2,571 $56K
Delaware 871 2,541 $70.1K
District of Columbia 551 1,972 $52.1K
Wyoming 413 1,730 $40.2K
Vermont 451 1,616 $34.8K
Alaska 160 614 $13.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 METOLAZONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled183

DUBLIN

Georgia

HIMACHALA VELIGANDLA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled182

SOMERSET

Kentucky

YOGINDRA BALHARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

HICKORY

North Carolina

JAMES SHERIDAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

PIGGOTT

Arkansas

BRYAN MERRICK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

MC KENZIE

Tennessee

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled181

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

SAMER FAHOUM MD FCCP

Claims Filled180

SELMA

Alabama

FRANK VERES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

WARREN

Ohio

LAWRENCE REISS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled179

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

GRENADA

Mississippi

RAMESH SAXENA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled179

DALLAS

Texas

JOHN HILL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

COMMERCE

Georgia

JEFFREY COMBETTA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

WINNSBORO

Louisiana

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

TUCKER

Georgia

DAN ROBINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

NINETY SIX

South Carolina

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled175

GLENDALE

California

GEORGE MATHEWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

HUMANSVILLE

Missouri

ROBERT SHULTZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled174

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL SMAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

FREEPORT

New York

MACDONALD DUBOSE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled172

SUMTER

South Carolina

VIJAYARAGHAVEN JANAKIRAMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled169

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

MOHAMMAD SAMIH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled169

HARLAN

Kentucky

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

MIAMI

Florida

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled168

WEST CHESTER

Ohio