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SPIRONOLACTONE

Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic that blocks aldosterone (a hormone) and helps the kidney get rid of excess fluids in your body. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 68 of 3238

$71.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 279 of 3238

1,018,551
Patients

Rank: 83 of 3238

272,981
Prescribers

Rank: 60 of 3238

User Reviews of SPIRONOLACTONE »

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Alternatives:

Midamor Dyrenium Inspra

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 89,606 401,530 $6.24M
Florida 73,497 323,535 $4.59M
Texas 67,932 303,249 $4.68M
New York 59,481 280,021 $4.05M
Pennsylvania 47,176 246,709 $3.38M
Ohio 49,385 234,766 $3.39M
North Carolina 36,838 191,723 $2.54M
Illinois 38,015 185,175 $2.59M
Tennessee 32,880 162,281 $2.22M
Michigan 39,745 160,733 $2.38M
Missouri 27,334 144,845 $1.91M
Indiana 29,189 138,897 $2.03M
Georgia 27,554 137,085 $1.92M
Virginia 24,579 116,908 $1.6M
Alabama 22,441 113,373 $1.46M
Kentucky 20,900 107,937 $1.47M
Wisconsin 21,462 106,476 $1.7M
New Jersey 25,034 104,370 $1.59M
Washington 20,677 95,055 $1.42M
Massachusetts 17,811 88,208 $1.38M
Arizona 20,903 86,960 $1.4M
Louisiana 16,866 85,832 $1.07M
Iowa 15,021 84,973 $997K
South Carolina 16,114 78,499 $1.05M
Mississippi 13,905 76,587 $897K
Minnesota 15,418 70,978 $1.12M
Oregon 14,848 70,211 $1.04M
Arkansas 12,407 67,426 $811K
Colorado 14,160 64,487 $921K
Kansas 12,102 64,314 $919K
Oklahoma 12,819 61,296 $904K
Maryland 12,455 49,536 $842K
Connecticut 10,311 47,355 $760K
Nebraska 7,758 46,430 $520K
West Virginia 8,711 43,117 $616K
New Mexico 7,498 32,771 $516K
Idaho 6,760 32,006 $446K
Nevada 7,302 31,208 $459K
Utah 6,156 26,510 $425K
South Dakota 4,127 22,896 $289K
Montana 4,343 22,545 $306K
Maine 5,174 22,193 $386K
North Dakota 3,388 17,826 $241K
New Hampshire 3,592 16,002 $280K
Rhode Island 2,987 15,794 $224K
Delaware 3,022 10,841 $193K
Hawaii 2,499 10,781 $145K
Wyoming 1,784 8,979 $117K
Vermont 1,801 8,321 $144K
District of Columbia 1,642 6,622 $96.9K
Alaska 1,059 5,781 $77.9K
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 SPIRONOLACTONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled524

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MARK STAMPFL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled522

LAKELAND

Florida

KELLY ROSS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled521

SAINT ANSGAR

Iowa

KENNETH LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled521

PHOENIX

Arizona

DHUN SETHNA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled515

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

SANGEETA KHETPAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled515

DURANT

Oklahoma

MATTHEW BLOCK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled504

LAURINBURG

North Carolina

MIKHAIL VIZEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

SHERMAN OAKS

California

CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled501

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

HECTOR BANCHS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled501

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled499

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GAYL READER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled496

GREENVILLE

Kentucky

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled495

JACKSON

Mississippi

ALLEN SPITLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled493

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled491

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

FADHIL HUSSEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled490

TOLEDO

Ohio

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled489

AMARILLO

Texas

ANDREA RIES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

DUBUQUE

Iowa

JANET MORGAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled478

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

ARVIND GANDHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled476

MUNSTER

Indiana

SHANNON HOOS THOMPSON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled475

KEARNEY

Nebraska

BRADLEY BERRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled474

MISSOULA

Montana

JOHN OSBORNE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled473

GRAPEVINE

Texas

MICHAEL DEHNING MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled473

OMAHA

Nebraska