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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
ALVERIS MOLINA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled143

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

CAREY RODD M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled143

BOSCAWEN

New Hampshire

CHARLES HENSLEIGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

ASHLAND

Alabama

KEITH RAMOS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled143

MISSION

Texas

CHARLES BORUM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled142

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

ROBERT SHULTZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled142

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JOHN BATISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

SPRING HILL

Florida

JAVED RANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

ALMA

Arkansas

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

VIJAY VOHRA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled140

CHICAGO

Illinois

HUGH SCHUETZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

SAINT JAMES

Missouri

CHAISAK PENGVANICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

VENKATA MURTHY MD

Surgery

Claims Filled139

SLEEPY EYE

Minnesota

GARY PASQUALICCHIO DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled139

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled138

CULLMAN

Alabama

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled138

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

PATRICK SHEETS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

RENSSELAER

Indiana

CELESTINA FEBLES VALENTIN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled138

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

DOUGLAS

Georgia

PIERRE ESPENAN MD

Claims Filled137

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

JOHN WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled137

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

RONALD ASHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

NORTH PLATTE

Nebraska

VIJAYARAGHAVEN JANAKIRAMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled136

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled135

WICHITA

Kansas

ROGER BELBEL DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled134

EL PASO

Texas