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The combination of triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat high blood pressure and edema (fluid retention; excess fluid held in body tissues) in patients who have lower amounts of potassium in their bodies or for whom low potassium levels in the body could be dangerous. The combination of triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide is in a class of medications called diuretics ('water pills'). It causes the kidneys to get rid of unneeded water and sodium from the body into the urine, but reduces the loss of potassium. More info »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 389,313 $4.67M
Florida 274,473 $3.19M
Ohio 207,344 $2.44M
Texas 187,237 $2.16M
New York 180,885 $2.41M
Pennsylvania 180,727 $2.08M
Illinois 171,982 $2.08M
Tennessee 146,077 $1.59M
Michigan 143,137 $1.92M
North Carolina 137,766 $1.52M
Georgia 128,807 $1.31M
Missouri 110,864 $1.25M
Indiana 101,926 $1.25M
Alabama 97,492 $1.04M
Wisconsin 90,723 $1.18M
Minnesota 88,102 $1.3M
Kentucky 83,800 $920K
Virginia 81,526 $980K
Arizona 80,778 $931K
Arkansas 77,513 $771K
Mississippi 77,009 $758K
Washington 75,422 $898K
Iowa 75,341 $905K
Louisiana 73,830 $765K
New Jersey 72,423 $968K
Massachusetts 72,248 $959K
South Carolina 61,663 $690K
Oregon 49,555 $571K
Colorado 46,670 $491K
Kansas 43,214 $505K
Maryland 42,831 $591K
Oklahoma 41,998 $525K
West Virginia 34,884 $398K
Connecticut 34,126 $455K
Nebraska 33,907 $388K
Nevada 24,710 $282K
Utah 21,799 $267K
New Mexico 21,401 $256K
Rhode Island 20,187 $213K
Idaho 18,225 $230K
Montana 17,450 $216K
North Dakota 17,362 $233K
South Dakota 13,708 $173K
Maine 12,839 $198K
New Hampshire 10,095 $137K
Hawaii 8,918 $103K
District of Columbia 7,057 $76.6K
Wyoming 6,261 $68.7K
Delaware 5,395 $76.1K
Vermont 5,204 $74.2K
Alaska 2,903 $31.8K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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