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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
RICHARD INGRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled872

LAGRANGE

Georgia

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled871

DANVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM WHATLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled870

OPELIKA

Alabama

JAMES GREENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled870

SAN FRANCISCO

California

FARAH SALMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled869

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled866

AMERICUS

Georgia

JAROD SPEER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled866

CHILDERSBURG

Alabama

JEROME EPPLIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled860

LITCHFIELD

Illinois

ISRAEL MACHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled859

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Florida

ANTHONY KUMMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled853

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

MARION SIGREST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

YAZOO CITY

Mississippi

JESUS SANTOS ELOSEGUI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled849

GURABO

Puerto Rico

SEMAAN EL-KHOURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled847

AULANDER

North Carolina

PATRICK HAYDEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled843

RUSSELLVILLE

Kentucky

RUTH OSOWSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled842

BRONX

New York

STEVEN DIMMITT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled842

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

MEHRDAD TAVALLAEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled838

ASHLAND

Ohio

SAMEER MISRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled836

HOLLIS

New York

DAVID PHILLIPS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled834

SEMMES

Alabama

RAKESHKUMAR MISTRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled833

BRONX

New York

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled832

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled832

HIALEAH

Florida

JAMES POLHILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled826

LOUISVILLE

Georgia

RODNEY BATES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled826

STANFORD

Kentucky

ONELIO RIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled824

MAIMI

Florida