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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
JOSE ARIAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled183

DES MOINES

Iowa

BHAJAN DARA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled183

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

LORAIN

Ohio

CHARLES SWENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

MINOT

North Dakota

MARK HERRING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

MANITOWOC

Wisconsin

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

TUCKER

Georgia

PEDRO ORTIZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled176

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JEROME WILBORN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

ANGEL ARROYO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled173

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

SAGHIR AHMED MD

Specialist

Claims Filled173

MACON

Georgia

STEPHEN HARLESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

PURVIS

Mississippi

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled171

DUBLIN

Georgia

KEITH CONAWAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

SHAWNEE

Oklahoma

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ROBERT TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

REEDSBURG

Wisconsin

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled164

DES MOINES

Iowa

ABDUL MALIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

BROOKLYN

New York

MUHAMMAD EBRAHIM MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled161

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MARK LOBITZ D.O., CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

BARRY MINORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

ABD KHATIB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

JOSEPH QUINTANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled156

EL PASO

Texas

JAMES JEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled154

INDIANOLA

Mississippi