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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
CHARLES SWENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

MINOT

North Dakota

WILLIAM HUTCHINGS M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled174

MACON

Georgia

VIJAY VOHRA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled173

CHICAGO

Illinois

FRANCIS PIEN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled169

HONOLULU

Hawaii

PATRICK WOLF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

WICHITA

Kansas

STEPHEN VERNIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

YUKON

Oklahoma

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

TUCKER

Georgia

STEPHEN BAZZANO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

GALENA

Kansas

DIEGO CORDOBA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled166

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

ABDUL MALIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

BROOKLYN

New York

GLENN COCHRAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

MOBILE

Alabama

SAGHIR AHMED MD

Specialist

Claims Filled163

MACON

Georgia

MUHAMMAD EBRAHIM MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled163

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

CLIFFORD TALBERT MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled163

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

OCALA

Florida

MARK LOBITZ D.O., CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

YOGINDRA BALHARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

GODWIN D'SOUZA M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled160

CHICAGO

Illinois

GEORGE KUTTICKAT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled160

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin

ROBERT TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

REEDSBURG

Wisconsin

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

MIAMI

Florida

BHAJAN DARA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled158

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

ROGER BELBEL DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

EL PASO

Texas