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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
RAMON DELMONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled825

NEW YORK

New York

MARTHA ARGUELLO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled825

PALM COAST

Florida

LAZARO PRIEGUES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled823

MIAMI

Florida

YOGASAUNDARI THIAGARAJAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled823

NEW YORK

New York

NAVEENA PATHMAKUMAR M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled822

BRONX

New York

FRED GREEAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled822

BRISTOL

Tennessee

PATRICK HAYDEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled818

RUSSELLVILLE

Kentucky

STEVEN DIMMITT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled818

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ESI MAIL PHARMACY SERVICE INC

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled817

BENSALEM

Pennsylvania

UNIQUE MICHAUD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled811

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts

DANIEL SANCHEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled810

LOS ANGELES

California

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled810

MIAMI

Florida

BENJAMIN STEVENS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled809

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

SCOTT JUDD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled808

TAMPA

Florida

RODOLFO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled805

ST. CLOUD

Florida

TEMUKISA YOUNG-HENLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled803

ORLANDO

Florida

SEMAAN EL-KHOURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled803

AULANDER

North Carolina

JOHN GEHRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled803

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled800

TUCKER

Georgia

DONALD WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled800

PORT ORANGE

Florida

JEROME EPPLIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled800

LITCHFIELD

Illinois

MOISES ISSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled798

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

PHILLIP POULOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled798

ALBANY

Georgia

MATTHEWS HURLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled798

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES FREDERICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled791

WEST LIBERTY

Kentucky