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TORSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (edema) caused by congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or liver disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.32M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 200 of 3362

$23.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 603 of 3362

282,219
Patients

Rank: 243 of 3362

112,243
Prescribers

Rank: 229 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 24,022 107,599 $1.92M
Texas 21,237 89,339 $1.65M
Ohio 16,851 76,615 $1.7M
Florida 17,803 69,823 $1.08M
Pennsylvania 12,542 62,452 $1.03M
North Carolina 12,525 61,996 $973K
Illinois 12,581 58,358 $984K
New Jersey 12,377 49,485 $757K
Georgia 10,331 47,902 $819K
Missouri 9,281 47,253 $761K
Indiana 10,010 46,318 $891K
Michigan 11,260 44,518 $829K
California 9,809 41,208 $802K
Tennessee 8,743 40,304 $700K
Alabama 8,400 37,950 $618K
Massachusetts 7,161 37,347 $833K
Minnesota 6,310 29,944 $622K
South Carolina 6,246 28,793 $451K
Kentucky 5,869 28,579 $501K
Oklahoma 5,989 26,572 $543K
Louisiana 5,422 26,510 $369K
Virginia 5,158 22,711 $399K
Washington 4,871 21,778 $448K
West Virginia 4,150 20,707 $324K
Mississippi 3,622 18,237 $257K
Wisconsin 3,214 15,919 $298K
Nebraska 2,712 14,691 $240K
Oregon 3,117 14,455 $318K
Arkansas 2,729 13,399 $193K
Iowa 2,494 13,310 $206K
Kansas 2,495 12,376 $207K
Connecticut 2,514 10,705 $229K
Arizona 2,392 8,655 $154K
Idaho 1,716 8,019 $151K
Colorado 1,734 7,500 $139K
Nevada 1,783 6,814 $113K
New Hampshire 1,418 6,698 $137K
Utah 1,727 6,652 $146K
Maryland 1,697 5,858 $121K
Vermont 1,051 4,832 $82.3K
Montana 934 4,511 $74.1K
South Dakota 607 3,505 $52.3K
Rhode Island 494 2,595 $46K
Maine 566 2,229 $52.1K
New Mexico 617 2,223 $40.4K
Alaska 277 1,746 $24.6K
North Dakota 326 1,630 $25.5K
District of Columbia 324 1,245 $24.6K
Hawaii 275 1,177 $18.6K
Wyoming 192 857 $14.4K
Delaware 192 642 $17.3K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 TORSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,348

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ALEXANDRE ALEXEYENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,100

LYNN

Massachusetts

STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,016

SIKESTON

Missouri

RONALD KANTOLA DO

Specialist

Claims Filled693

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

RAPHAEL HIGGINBOTHAM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled656

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

JANY MOUSSA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled646

WICHITA

Kansas

ROBERT RIEKSE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled605

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

PAUL GIETZEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled599

ADRIAN

Michigan

ANDREW BROBBEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled577

EUCLID

Ohio

ROBERT GREER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled574

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled572

BRANDON

Mississippi

D HENRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled563

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JAMES PIKE D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled555

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KEVIN SCULLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled535

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RONALD DUEMLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled531

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JERRY MCLANE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

BESSEMER

Alabama

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled526

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

JOSHUA WILLIS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled525

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

PHILIP ADAMSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled525

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

VIKAS AGARWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled521

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

HISHAM AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled517

LAPEER

Michigan

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

LOGAN

West Virginia

RICHARD PREWITT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled493

NAPLES

Florida

WILLIAM WINKELMEYER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled492

COLUMBIA

Missouri

WILLIAM LEWIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia