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TORSEMIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.05M
Medicare Part D Claims
$27.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 72,491 $2.06M
New York 69,104 $1.81M
Ohio 63,412 $1.8M
Florida 60,135 $1.46M
Pennsylvania 50,676 $1.03M
Illinois 48,016 $1.26M
North Carolina 46,363 $1.25M
New Jersey 45,717 $1.07M
Georgia 43,046 $1.09M
Indiana 37,142 $1.04M
Missouri 37,133 $922K
Alabama 33,389 $728K
California 32,375 $842K
Tennessee 31,909 $856K
Michigan 29,781 $811K
Kentucky 26,085 $677K
Oklahoma 25,964 $719K
South Carolina 25,154 $647K
Louisiana 24,579 $481K
Massachusetts 21,887 $662K
Minnesota 21,517 $563K
West Virginia 20,889 $482K
Virginia 19,678 $523K
Mississippi 18,623 $379K
Washington 15,903 $512K
Nebraska 12,210 $284K
Wisconsin 12,206 $329K
Arkansas 11,202 $231K
Iowa 11,191 $271K
Kansas 10,422 $246K
Oregon 9,135 $273K
Connecticut 7,830 $241K
Idaho 6,942 $181K
Arizona 6,404 $189K
Nevada 5,421 $139K
Utah 5,138 $174K
Colorado 4,925 $131K
New Hampshire 4,885 $168K
Maryland 3,883 $117K
Montana 3,832 $96K
Vermont 3,404 $88.1K
South Dakota 2,792 $62.1K
Rhode Island 2,039 $48.5K
New Mexico 1,788 $46.9K
Maine 1,377 $58.8K
Alaska 1,352 $31.7K
Hawaii 1,221 $22.1K
North Dakota 1,049 $20.4K
District of Columbia 748 $19K
Wyoming 668 $20.5K
Delaware 527 $19.4K
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 TORSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,242

SIKESTON

Missouri

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,209

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ALEXANDRE ALEXEYENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled721

LYNN

Massachusetts

JANY MOUSSA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled718

WICHITA

Kansas

MARIA ROSA COSTANZO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled698

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

PHILIP ADAMSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled656

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled595

JACKSON

Tennessee

ANDREW BROBBEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled567

EUCLID

Ohio

RODNEY ONO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled541

HILO

Hawaii

JERRY MCLANE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled525

BESSEMER

Alabama

WILLIAM LEWIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

RONALD KANTOLA DO

Specialist

Claims Filled510

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled501

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

ORLANDO HERNANDEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled498

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LUKE NELLIGAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled497

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KEVIN SCULLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled479

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BENJAMIN BETANCOURT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled476

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

THOMAS LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled456

HARTFORD CITY

Indiana

CARTER COX MD

General Practice

Claims Filled447

BASTROP

Louisiana

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled427

LOGAN

West Virginia

IRA MITCHELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled426

FLORENCE

Alabama

THOMAS OSBORN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

HOLDENVILLE

Oklahoma

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled422

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

DAVID CUNDEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled405

AIKEN

South Carolina

SILVIA COLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled401

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania