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METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) is a beta blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing heart rate, relaxing blood vessels, and lowering the body's fight-or-flight response. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Toprol XL

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

20M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 13 of 3393

$574M
Retail Cost

Rank: 50 of 3393

3,873,397
Patients

Rank: 21 of 3393

389,632
Prescribers

Rank: 30 of 3393

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

54%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

14.5M

2012

16.3M

2013

17.4M

2014

18.4M

2015

20M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$622M

2012

$686M

2013

$669M

2014

$610M

2015

$574M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$239

2012

$230

2013

$204

2014

$172

2015

$148

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 350,885 1,784,803 $52.2M
California 282,164 1,410,810 $40.7M
Texas 275,383 1,282,604 $38.1M
Florida 264,630 1,201,829 $36.3M
Pennsylvania 205,744 1,130,356 $30.3M
Illinois 184,215 912,754 $26.6M
Ohio 159,465 811,355 $23.5M
North Carolina 143,913 791,907 $19.9M
Massachusetts 124,271 669,810 $18.5M
New Jersey 138,439 635,557 $20M
Michigan 139,414 604,087 $18.7M
Georgia 95,507 520,589 $12.7M
Indiana 89,505 444,203 $13.2M
Missouri 76,960 421,930 $9.77M
Louisiana 71,279 397,670 $11.4M
Virginia 79,596 396,385 $11.4M
Minnesota 83,497 389,442 $13.8M
Kentucky 66,829 378,316 $9.59M
Wisconsin 77,716 378,021 $12.2M
Tennessee 70,117 341,568 $9.97M
Washington 71,902 333,312 $10.3M
Alabama 67,583 329,891 $9.1M
South Carolina 61,125 317,271 $8.27M
Maryland 68,811 286,303 $9.89M
Connecticut 59,285 280,390 $8.65M
Iowa 50,571 274,987 $7.03M
Arizona 66,092 274,564 $8.32M
Mississippi 39,303 234,661 $5.13M
Oregon 48,900 231,432 $7.63M
West Virginia 39,893 222,008 $5.4M
Arkansas 32,617 192,487 $4.25M
Oklahoma 39,300 185,203 $5.77M
Colorado 40,367 181,163 $6.06M
Kansas 31,029 166,513 $4M
Nebraska 26,229 154,628 $3.5M
Maine 21,795 95,444 $3.77M
New Hampshire 18,686 91,629 $2.9M
New Mexico 20,775 91,381 $3.01M
Nevada 21,898 90,262 $2.9M
North Dakota 15,017 81,356 $2.28M
Rhode Island 13,288 80,425 $2.52M
Utah 19,059 79,711 $2.51M
South Dakota 14,143 77,771 $2.09M
Idaho 17,058 77,699 $2.66M
Montana 13,615 65,323 $1.89M
Hawaii 14,782 65,092 $2.54M
Delaware 13,449 53,604 $1.98M
Vermont 10,359 48,165 $1.65M
District of Columbia 7,132 30,174 $880K
Wyoming 5,329 24,916 $710K
Alaska 4,159 20,880 $574K
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. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled4,403

GLENDALE

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,972

TUCKER

Georgia

PEDRO DIAZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,942

HIALEAH

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,664

GLENDALE

California

JIONG-MING HU M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,413

FLUSHING

New York

RICHARD PACCA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,376

OXFORD

North Carolina

FADHIL HUSSEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,283

TOLEDO

Ohio

HUMBERTO MACHADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,278

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ FIERRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,268

MARRERO

Louisiana

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,229

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

FRANCISCO GARCIA-CORTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,208

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,164

LOS ANGELES

California

JON LELEUX MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled2,120

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,113

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,100

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ASHIR WAHAB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,993

LYNWOOD

Illinois

M SHARIF M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,964

LUBBOCK

Texas

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,929

LOS ANGELES

California

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,928

GLENDALE

California

MUZAMIL RANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,893

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

GEORGE CHILAZI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,883

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

JOSE PEREYO DIAZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,876

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

KEVIN SUBLETT M.D.F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,844

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,788

MIAMI

Florida

SUDHENDU CHOUBEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,787

RADFORD

Virginia