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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
LEONARD RAWSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled877

DOWNEY

California

CARLOS DE ORDUNA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled873

ORLANDO

Florida

WILLIAM MARMANDE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled868

HOUMA

Louisiana

KENNETH LIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled867

ORLANDO

Florida

SYED ANWAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled866

BEAUMONT

Texas

ISRAEL MACHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled862

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Florida

RUSSELL BRANT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled861

SUMTER

South Carolina

KENNETH LUCAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled855

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM GAINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled854

AUBURN

Massachusetts

EDMUNDO TAMAYO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled852

MIAMI

Florida

MAURICIO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

TAMPA

Florida

DAVID PHILLIPS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled849

SEMMES

Alabama

CECELIA PACHECO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled849

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

STEVEN RIGDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled843

TIFTON

Georgia

N C BAPTIST HOSP PHAR, INC

Claims Filled841

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled841

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES KENNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled841

HENDERSON

North Carolina

LAWRENCE CAMPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled840

ORLANDO

Florida

KEHINDE MOROHUNFOLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled839

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled835

COLUMBIA

Missouri

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

Claims Filled833

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

AETNA RX HOME DELIVERY

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled833

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled831

MIAMI

Florida

MEHRDAD TAVALLAEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled830

ASHLAND

Ohio

SIMON YONGQUA SU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled829

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania