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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 2011

779K
Medicare Part D Claims
$29.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 72,755 $2.36M
New York 61,596 $1.8M
Ohio 61,364 $1.94M
Florida 58,037 $1.5M
Pennsylvania 50,898 $1.28M
Illinois 47,533 $1.31M
North Carolina 45,528 $1.39M
Georgia 42,437 $1.22M
New Jersey 40,830 $1.01M
Indiana 35,050 $1.11M
Missouri 34,759 $992K
Alabama 33,328 $842K
Tennessee 32,626 $1.03M
California 30,215 $855K
Kentucky 25,952 $803K
Michigan 25,679 $825K
South Carolina 25,259 $740K
Oklahoma 24,751 $843K
Louisiana 23,329 $556K
West Virginia 21,185 $561K
Mississippi 19,476 $499K
Virginia 19,354 $574K
Minnesota 19,252 $539K
Massachusetts 16,546 $592K
Washington 14,661 $527K
Nebraska 12,013 $316K
Wisconsin 11,791 $343K
Arkansas 11,627 $298K
Iowa 10,900 $285K
Kansas 9,811 $272K
Oregon 8,233 $262K
Idaho 6,901 $197K
Connecticut 6,806 $219K
Arizona 5,973 $178K
Nevada 4,998 $141K
New Hampshire 4,674 $167K
Colorado 4,672 $144K
Utah 4,565 $171K
Montana 3,899 $109K
Puerto Rico 3,730 $54.7K
Maryland 3,713 $120K
South Dakota 2,673 $73.3K
Vermont 2,656 $74.1K
Rhode Island 1,827 $49.9K
New Mexico 1,543 $44.3K
Maine 1,398 $58.5K
Alaska 1,241 $29.3K
Hawaii 1,104 $23.9K
North Dakota 1,060 $26.1K
District of Columbia 774 $22.1K
Wyoming 720 $23.4K
Delaware 511 $18.6K
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 TORSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KURT KANTZLER D.O.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled50

GADSDEN

Alabama

CHARLES GRUBB DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILLIPSBURG

New Jersey

GEORGE STEFANOS MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPENCERPORT

New York

DANIEL ZANGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

LALJI CHUDASAMA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CLARK

New Jersey

FELICE LEVINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATLANTIS

Florida

MICHAEL MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHESTERLAND

Ohio

LORRAINE CHO CHUNG HING M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

VENICE

Florida

THOMAS FOLK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

JOSE TALLAJ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DALE BREWER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CEDAR HILL

Missouri

NAOMI ROUNDS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SOUTH WEYMOUTH

Massachusetts

JED HOLMES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

PAUL VANAUSDAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YELLOW SPRINGS

Ohio

STANLEY JETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LINCOLN

Alabama

WARREN GALLEMORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

PATRICIA MURPHY

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WESTWOOD

New Jersey

MELVIN OAKLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EUFAULA

Alabama

DAVID KASS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HANCOCK

Michigan

JAMES KENNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

North Carolina

SUSAN SCHOLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

CHARLES BEORN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

GREGORY DOWNER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MUSKEGON

Michigan

LORE WOOTTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEISER

Idaho

JAMES MCNEER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma