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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

15.8M
Medicare Part D Claims
$95.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,822,390 $12.1M
Florida 1,172,967 $6.69M
New York 1,118,828 $6.37M
Pennsylvania 882,501 $4.9M
Texas 813,746 $4.72M
Ohio 687,550 $3.86M
Illinois 661,909 $3.55M
North Carolina 619,535 $3.27M
Massachusetts 533,976 $2.76M
Georgia 486,974 $2.63M
Tennessee 415,461 $2.1M
Virginia 413,964 $2.31M
Missouri 405,156 $2.17M
Washington 368,053 $2.03M
Michigan 357,229 $2.08M
Minnesota 342,372 $1.79M
Wisconsin 337,606 $1.92M
Kentucky 334,144 $1.7M
Puerto Rico 312,913 $1.65M
New Jersey 312,162 $1.98M
Indiana 309,109 $1.86M
Alabama 307,420 $1.54M
Louisiana 305,402 $1.62M
Arizona 263,916 $1.46M
South Carolina 249,245 $1.31M
Oregon 249,208 $1.35M
Iowa 231,593 $1.09M
Oklahoma 206,626 $1.15M
Mississippi 205,177 $1.01M
Maryland 192,886 $1.29M
Connecticut 187,843 $1.03M
Arkansas 186,557 $903K
Colorado 175,160 $1.09M
Kansas 162,245 $894K
West Virginia 141,140 $743K
New Mexico 111,118 $605K
Maine 107,846 $578K
Nebraska 99,053 $499K
Rhode Island 96,262 $456K
Nevada 94,007 $590K
Idaho 73,450 $416K
Utah 70,008 $389K
New Hampshire 68,552 $399K
Montana 61,999 $342K
North Dakota 57,135 $322K
Hawaii 55,681 $389K
South Dakota 54,205 $287K
Vermont 45,734 $256K
District of Columbia 37,555 $205K
Delaware 37,207 $261K
Wyoming 26,670 $146K
Alaska 18,370 $109K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled962

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT KAUFMANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled956

ATLANTA

Georgia

JAMES MCAVOY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled952

ELBERTON

Georgia

GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PHARM

Claims Filled948

ATLANTA

Georgia

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled946

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN DELGADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled936

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ROGER KERLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled934

MT AIRY

North Carolina

JOEL GRISKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled933

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

TRICIA CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled929

BRONX

New York

RICHARD REED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled922

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

DONZELLA DIXON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled919

NEW YORK

New York

WILBERT CHETTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled915

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled913

HIALEAH

Florida

MAURICE CHAMPION M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled908

IOWA CITY

Iowa

SAMEER MISRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled905

HOLLIS

New York

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled898

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled894

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled892

DANVILLE

Kentucky

PATRICK GODWIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled892

ROXBORO

North Carolina

ERIC ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled892

PASADENA

California

JOHN BATBOUTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled890

SPENCER

Massachusetts

MAHRUKH HUSSAIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled884

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled882

MIAMI

Florida

THAYANI DHAYAPARAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled880

JAMAICA

New York

JAMES GREENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled879

SAN FRANCISCO

California