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Prescriber Checkup » TORSEMIDE

TORSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (edema) caused by congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or liver disease. This medicine also treats high blood pressure alone or together with other blood pressure medicines. This medicine is a diuretic ("water pill"). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

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 »

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Top prescribers for TORSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL MIRRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

RICHARD BAKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RUTLAND

Vermont

THOMAS VAN DEN DRIESSCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

CRAIG WARNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RALEIGH

North Carolina

KEITH BOMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ZIAD DEEB SARA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FREDERICK TOWNSEND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Minnesota

WALTER MORRIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PINEHURST

North Carolina

ALBERT CABALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

OSCAR REICHERT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT PLEASANT

Texas

LARRY POWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARIETTA

Oklahoma

RUTH PILCO-JABER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

CAROL ELKINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEARFIELD

Pennsylvania

JILLIAN NELSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

JAMES BOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLUE MOUND

Illinois

LAWRENCE GRAY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND HTS

Ohio

DAVID CHERNOFF MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STAUNTON

Virginia

DAVID NEWTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PETERSBURG

Illinois

TOMMY TIGAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CLARKSVILLE

Ohio

MOHAMMED JANIF MD, MBBS, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

PUNIT BHUTWALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RINGGOLD

Georgia

BOB LANIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

CUMMING

Georgia

ANIRUDDHA PALYA MD, MPH

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

FLINT

Michigan

VIRGINIA BEGGS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LEBANON

New Hampshire

LORE WOOTTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEISER

Idaho