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HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill). It works in the kidneys to make you urinate more, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes. This lowers blood pressure and swelling. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

18M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 12 of 3238

$111M
Retail Cost

Rank: 193 of 3238

3,797,145
Patients

Rank: 16 of 3238

386,219
Prescribers

Rank: 24 of 3238

User Reviews of HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE »

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48%

of people say

it's worth it

29%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 444,641 1,896,102 $13.2M
New York 254,983 1,243,482 $7.58M
Florida 274,072 1,226,301 $7.95M
Pennsylvania 185,774 947,245 $5.41M
Texas 215,432 927,968 $5.91M
Ohio 164,592 758,947 $4.8M
North Carolina 135,448 686,273 $3.82M
Illinois 139,249 656,376 $4.05M
Massachusetts 110,969 559,590 $3.17M
Georgia 105,576 524,553 $3.06M
Michigan 124,204 493,282 $3.25M
Tennessee 90,795 444,441 $2.62M
Virginia 92,462 430,974 $2.74M
Missouri 81,744 415,897 $2.51M
New Jersey 93,427 380,018 $2.72M
Washington 85,314 367,633 $2.21M
Wisconsin 80,723 360,892 $2.36M
Kentucky 67,595 356,176 $1.98M
Indiana 78,078 349,292 $2.42M
Louisiana 64,766 339,670 $1.97M
Alabama 65,511 337,904 $1.79M
Minnesota 78,912 335,684 $1.92M
Arizona 67,547 273,457 $1.88M
South Carolina 53,070 256,879 $1.54M
Oregon 55,305 243,020 $1.39M
Iowa 45,122 233,062 $1.2M
Maryland 54,343 211,693 $1.47M
Mississippi 38,659 211,172 $1.11M
Oklahoma 44,983 209,674 $1.22M
Connecticut 47,349 208,894 $1.39M
Arkansas 37,507 202,182 $1.02M
Colorado 43,802 183,878 $1.28M
Kansas 34,200 169,480 $1.03M
West Virginia 29,573 149,475 $863K
Maine 27,015 109,467 $708K
New Mexico 25,430 108,678 $665K
Nebraska 18,886 101,321 $548K
Nevada 24,574 100,616 $683K
Rhode Island 18,386 99,808 $529K
Idaho 17,148 74,080 $431K
Utah 18,278 74,033 $464K
New Hampshire 16,635 71,876 $484K
Montana 12,841 60,529 $341K
North Dakota 11,805 58,544 $326K
South Dakota 10,461 53,666 $287K
Hawaii 12,040 53,232 $395K
Delaware 12,941 48,191 $408K
Vermont 10,006 42,537 $284K
District of Columbia 8,800 41,603 $226K
Wyoming 5,511 25,187 $147K
Alaska 3,656 17,587 $104K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES KENNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled936

HENDERSON

North Carolina

JULIAN ARANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled934

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROGER KERLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled932

MT AIRY

North Carolina

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled932

TUCKER

Georgia

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled929

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled928

ALICE

Texas

WAYNE PUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled925

TULSA

Oklahoma

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled924

TAMPA

Florida

JAMES GALLOWAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled918

AYDEN

North Carolina

SYED ANWAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled911

BEAUMONT

Texas

JUAN DELGADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled910

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

STEVEN RIGDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled908

TIFTON

Georgia

SALAHUDDIN FAROOQUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled906

EUTAW

Alabama

BOSHRA ZAKHARY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled899

DANVILLE

Virginia

DON TRAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled899

BAKERSFIELD

California

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled898

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN BATBOUTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled897

SPENCER

Massachusetts

MARTHA ARGUELLO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled895

PALM COAST

Florida

ALBERTO ALONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled885

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

MAURICE CHAMPION M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled882

IOWA CITY

Iowa

BLAS MIRANDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled881

EL PASO

Texas

RAMA THUMATI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled880

POMONA

California

RICHARD RAWL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled880

BETHEL

North Carolina

MIYAKO MCCLOUD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled879

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

UNIQUE MICHAUD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled877

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts