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TRIAMTERENE-HCTZ

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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

4.25M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 78 of 3238

$55.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 340 of 3238

897,209
Patients

Rank: 88 of 3238

206,160
Prescribers

Rank: 97 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 88,216 402,435 $5.26M
Florida 63,290 276,044 $3.59M
Ohio 49,182 224,117 $2.89M
Texas 50,212 220,448 $2.79M
New York 45,146 201,787 $2.82M
Pennsylvania 37,839 190,484 $2.4M
Michigan 44,583 178,256 $2.57M
Illinois 36,810 172,137 $2.38M
North Carolina 30,122 156,432 $1.82M
Tennessee 31,248 155,658 $1.84M
Georgia 27,121 137,506 $1.54M
Missouri 22,965 114,407 $1.4M
Indiana 24,819 112,835 $1.49M
Alabama 21,260 110,341 $1.35M
Wisconsin 20,430 94,443 $1.39M
Minnesota 21,012 87,430 $1.38M
Kentucky 16,405 84,908 $1M
Virginia 17,627 83,382 $1.07M
Arizona 21,225 83,307 $1.19M
Arkansas 14,124 78,587 $822K
Washington 17,806 76,479 $1.03M
New Jersey 18,963 75,992 $1.11M
Iowa 14,463 75,621 $993K
Mississippi 13,146 75,303 $788K
Louisiana 13,815 74,887 $835K
Massachusetts 15,252 74,261 $1.08M
South Carolina 12,255 59,984 $738K
Oregon 11,445 49,980 $658K
Colorado 11,723 48,104 $591K
Maryland 11,679 46,361 $687K
Kansas 8,901 43,683 $558K
Oklahoma 9,013 40,522 $549K
Nebraska 6,719 35,478 $447K
Connecticut 8,056 34,885 $523K
West Virginia 6,944 34,610 $423K
Nevada 5,980 24,811 $317K
Utah 5,330 22,103 $296K
Rhode Island 3,453 20,610 $256K
New Mexico 4,765 20,175 $271K
Idaho 4,130 18,355 $247K
North Dakota 3,372 17,320 $250K
Montana 3,418 16,721 $220K
South Dakota 2,504 13,292 $173K
Maine 3,121 12,761 $217K
New Hampshire 2,285 9,766 $148K
Hawaii 1,850 8,330 $116K
District of Columbia 1,574 7,778 $93.8K
Delaware 1,889 6,965 $117K
Wyoming 1,236 5,914 $71.4K
Vermont 1,098 4,612 $69.8K
Alaska 573 2,925 $35.7K
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 TRIAMTERENE-HCTZ

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LARRY BARNES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

NEOSHO

Missouri

JOHN HARRIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

WHITE HALL

Arkansas

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled492

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOHN LARAMORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled485

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled478

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled462

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

SAQIB NAZIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled461

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled458

GRUNDY

Virginia

CARMEN SERRANO-LOPEZ MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled458

PORT ORANGE

Florida

TIMOTHY SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled451

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

LISA RICHARDS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled450

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

DAVID LI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled450

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

CHARANJIT SANDHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled442

SACRAMENTO

California

JOE BUFORD MD

General Practice

Claims Filled442

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ANIANO CABRERA GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled440

MIAMI

Florida

GEETA SAHGAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled438

ORANGE CITY

Florida

EUGENE SPEAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled434

PORTLAND

Oregon

JOSEPH WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled433

SUMTER

South Carolina

WILLIAM JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled432

FAYETTEVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN BIRKETT MD

General Practice

Claims Filled430

FORT DODGE

Iowa

MARK RICHETTO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled429

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled425

HOPE

Arkansas

MARY BIEKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled424

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

DALE WULF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

CLINTON

Iowa

FABIAN NWADEI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

ALBANY

Georgia