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TORSEMIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

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
CHARLES CAREY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled275

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JAMES LOGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

MARSHALL

Texas

JOAQUIN MARTINEZ-ARRARAS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled273

AMARILLO

Texas

CHRIS CARAANG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled272

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

GARY SINGER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled272

SAINT PETERS

Missouri

WASEEM PERACHA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled270

HOUSTON

Texas

DENNIS CARROLL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

LINCOLN

Illinois

LAZARO DELGADO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled269

KISSIMMEE

Florida

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

KING

North Carolina

NADEEM ANSARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

KANKAKEE

Illinois

MARIO FIORILLI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled266

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

JOHN RUPPENTHAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

DAVID ROSENBERG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled263

FLORISSANT

Missouri

RICHARD MERRILL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled263

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

EDWARD MARTIROSIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

RICHMOND

Virginia

THOMAS WOOLDRIDGE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled259

TUPELO

Mississippi

JOHN GRAY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled257

BROOKLYN CENTER

Minnesota

PRAMOTE ANANTACHAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

HERRIN

Illinois

KAMRAN TASHAROFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

GARWOOD

New Jersey

SUNIL CHANDRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

NORTHPORT

Alabama

PATRICK BREAUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled256

METAIRIE

Louisiana

MIR VARQUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled256

CULLMAN

Alabama

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled254

DUBLIN

Georgia

JOSE VILLEGAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

CARLINVILLE

Illinois

DAVID WENDT MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled251

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee