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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
SU YONG PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled412

LYNNWOOD

Washington

GARY GILLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled412

CIRCLEVILLE

Ohio

TOMMY LOVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JACK LEWIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

OMAHA

Nebraska

RAYNANDO BANKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled410

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

BENJAMIN EVANS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID KNAPP M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

FRED FERRI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

EDWARD PILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

RED OAK

Iowa

JAMES LAW M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled401

ORANGE

California

RANDALL HORINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled401

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

OL MATTHEWS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled400

DETROIT

Michigan

DALE JONES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled399

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

ROBERT HELLMANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled399

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled390

GRENADA

Mississippi

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled390

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JEFFREY CARRICO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled389

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

WILLIAM STEPHENS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled388

JACKSON

Mississippi

CARL KUENZLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

KOKOMO

Indiana

STEVEN GEISE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

LOCK HAVEN

Pennsylvania

STEVE JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled386

JASPER

Alabama

HETTIE GIBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MINH DANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled384

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHRISTIAN ANDERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

KINGS MOUNTAIN

North Carolina

GLENN BOYD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

DALTON

Georgia