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BUMETANIDE

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.25M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 207 of 3362

$34.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 487 of 3362

293,146
Patients

Rank: 234 of 3362

127,343
Prescribers

Rank: 201 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 32,387 126,448 $2.93M
Pennsylvania 25,291 113,669 $3.29M
Michigan 21,584 84,312 $2.59M
California 15,429 63,966 $1.9M
Ohio 13,366 56,675 $1.74M
Illinois 12,777 53,311 $1.37M
New York 12,760 50,132 $1.43M
Texas 13,398 49,446 $1.32M
Virginia 10,501 45,130 $1.29M
Tennessee 10,667 42,885 $1.18M
Kentucky 9,526 42,168 $1.23M
North Carolina 9,116 39,719 $1.01M
Alabama 8,479 34,623 $882K
Louisiana 6,948 28,931 $782K
Georgia 6,558 28,853 $664K
Indiana 6,758 28,191 $737K
Missouri 6,480 27,730 $723K
Wisconsin 5,932 26,052 $837K
New Jersey 6,486 23,115 $598K
Kansas 4,979 21,704 $622K
Massachusetts 4,135 19,956 $658K
Iowa 3,952 18,071 $493K
Arizona 4,897 17,683 $454K
Arkansas 3,683 17,081 $407K
Minnesota 4,141 16,796 $605K
South Carolina 3,596 14,211 $310K
Mississippi 2,972 13,348 $324K
Washington 3,004 12,260 $398K
Colorado 3,050 12,166 $345K
Maryland 2,959 10,221 $342K
Oregon 2,481 10,095 $409K
Oklahoma 2,289 8,272 $239K
Nebraska 1,770 7,689 $189K
Maine 1,671 6,963 $241K
Connecticut 1,604 6,641 $196K
West Virginia 1,523 6,630 $184K
Utah 1,624 5,785 $187K
Idaho 1,202 4,939 $162K
South Dakota 1,013 4,759 $125K
Rhode Island 920 4,670 $115K
Nevada 1,043 3,837 $96.9K
North Dakota 872 3,511 $91.5K
New Mexico 931 3,496 $106K
Montana 775 3,418 $95.7K
Delaware 555 1,904 $72.9K
Hawaii 456 1,858 $59.5K
Wyoming 435 1,810 $44.8K
New Hampshire 390 1,700 $43.7K
District of Columbia 268 837 $20.3K
Vermont 196 699 $21.9K
Alaska 95 372 $11.1K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 BUMETANIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

PERCIVAL BIGOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOFFMAN ESTATES

Illinois

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

GERALD JAWORSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEBURG

Oregon

POTENCIANO GONZALES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEBARY

Florida

TRISTAN DOW M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

YEFIM LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

GREGORY EWALD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

DONNA BENFORD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FENTON

Michigan

WARREN HO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MINOT

North Dakota

DONALD HATTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCE

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER ARANT M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

CARROLLTON

Georgia

JOSEPH CAVUTO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAMES BURKE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WYNNEWOOD

Pennsylvania

JAMES GIBSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WATERFORD

Michigan

HUGH NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT DORA

Florida

ASHOK BANSAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

BRUCE RIGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YREKA

California

EDWARD GRIMBALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Kentucky

ASHLEY HAMMERBECK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GREGORY SHERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Kentucky

JEFFREY GOTSCHALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Nebraska

SALVATORE TARANTINO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LA MESA

California

GRANT RASMUSSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEPHI

Utah

HOMERO RIVERO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida