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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
WALTER GRIFFEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PARIS

Tennessee

CHRISTOPHER LUNDQUIST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PENDLETON

Oregon

HAROLD SIMON M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

TIMOTHY CONNOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

EDWIN COOK D.O.

Nephrology

Claims Filled52

OLYMPIA FIELDS

Illinois

ERIC SOHN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SPOKANE

Washington

ERIK WENDLAND DO

Nephrology

Claims Filled52

DULUTH

Minnesota

RAMON MENDEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled52

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

TIMOTHY ALIKAKOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

LIBERTYVILLE

Illinois

JOSEPH MAZZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

GEORGE OZBORN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JAROD SPEER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHILDERSBURG

Alabama

JERREL MCANALLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SHEFFIELD

Alabama

KURT BRUCKMEIER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

CHRISTOPHER SIMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

STANFORD

Kentucky

MARK BOWLING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

BYRON LITTLEFIELD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ADAIRSVILLE

Georgia

DAVID KAHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

SALEM

Massachusetts

TIE-AN POUW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHICAGO

Illinois

DONALD CONRAD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CLEARFIELD

Pennsylvania

DIVYESH PUROHIT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SHELBURN

Indiana

LEAMON TORRENCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SPRINGHILL

Louisiana

EDWARD TAYLOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

OMAHA

Nebraska

VANCE WILSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

GEORGE EVANS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SHEFFIELD

Alabama