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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
ERIN MISCHKE

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

THERMOPOLIS

Wyoming

STACIE SMITH PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

BEEBE

Arkansas

MINH NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ROSARIO FATIM HOHL-STILLWELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

TRENTON

New Jersey

JOHN SCHULTZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

DENVER

Colorado

WILLIAM CHRISTIANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BELLEVILLE

New Jersey

JOHN PRADKO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

MONICA GRESSIANU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

STEPHANIE RADE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

GLENDALE

California

HARBHAJAN GREWAL MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ROCHESTER

Michigan

HEMLATA MEENA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

JULIA JENKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PALM HARBOR

Florida

MARTIN LEHENBAUER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MASON

Ohio

DAVID ROESEL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SEATTLE

Washington

STERLING POTTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PRICE

Utah

VIJAY PENDSE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

PATERSON

New Jersey

JOHN NUNEZ

Claims Filled52

HANFORD

California

BONNIE LER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

MINOT

North Dakota

ADAM SCHRIEDEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

TIMOTHY POTTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

HERVE BEZARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BOULDER CITY

Nevada

LATIFA DEGRAFT-JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS BOGNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

W FEERO MD, PHD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FAIRFIELD

Maine

MICHAEL BROWN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

WALNUT CREEK

California