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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
BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled377

SANTA CRUZ

California

MATTHEW PENDER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled375

CAMBRIDGE

New York

ROBERT MYERS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled371

DALLAS

Texas

KEVIN WOOLF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled370

HILLSBORO

Oregon

BENJAMIN IGWEMEZIE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled364

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

AUGUSTO CASTRILLON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

MISSION

Texas

CHARLES TRIBBETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

MONTICELLO

Indiana

DENNIS CARROLL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled358

LINCOLN

Illinois

ASIF RAHMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled357

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

BILLY A HAMMOND MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled352

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

PRAMOTE ANANTACHAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

HERRIN

Illinois

ABDOLLATIF GHIATHI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled348

CUTHBERT

Georgia

NASHIB HASHMI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

KANKAKEE

Illinois

J GILLESPIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

CHRISTOPHER HOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

GLENS FALLS

New York

GERALD BURMA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled336

PARMA

Ohio

KENNETH COLEMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled334

SCHENECTADY

New York

WILLIE SESSIONS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled334

HENDERSON

North Carolina

INDERPAL SINGH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled333

FLORENCE

South Carolina

SHAUN JOSHI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled332

HAYDEN

Idaho

BALAJI SRINIVASAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled331

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

ANKUSH GULATI M.D

Nephrology

Claims Filled331

LEHIGH ACRES

Florida

DAVID DOBIES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled330

GRAND BLANC

Michigan

THOMAS SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled325

HOLDREGE

Nebraska

JOHN ELLIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled323

PLAINS

Pennsylvania