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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
BILLY ARANT MD

Hypertension Specialist

Claims Filled471

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

DAVID LAW MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled470

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MICHAEL DALEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled467

PINEHURST

North Carolina

KENT ERICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled467

CLAY CENTER

Kansas

SUSAN KING M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled465

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DAVID HINCHMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled464

BOISE

Idaho

RYAN MILLER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled463

MORGANTON

North Carolina

GREGORY EWALD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled462

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

FARRELL MENDELSOHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled461

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

THECKEDATH MATHEW M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled460

ROCHESTER

New York

JAMES SMITH DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled459

WICHITA

Kansas

TEH-LI HUO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled457

TUCSON

Arizona

DOUGLAS PEARCE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled456

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

MARY FRANKIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled456

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

PATRICK DALEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled452

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ROBERT GORDON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled452

CHICAGO

Illinois

JULIAN ESPIRITU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled452

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

SALVATORE BUTTACI-GUARINO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled447

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

ANUPA KHASTGIR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled445

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

THOMAS PERRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled443

PHOENIX

Arizona

LEE CICCARELLI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled443

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

JOAQUIN MARTINEZ-ARRARAS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled441

AMARILLO

Texas

ERIC LOHMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled438

MAYSVILLE

Kentucky

NORMAN DEUMITE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled438

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DEAN KEREIAKES M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled437

CINCINNATI

Ohio