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Prescriber Checkup » BUMETANIDE

BUMETANIDE

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure. This medicine is a diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

875K
Medicare Part D Claims
$17.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 129,578 $1.69M
Florida 123,537 $1.65M
Michigan 69,981 $1.08M
Ohio 53,570 $823K
California 52,085 $902K
Illinois 48,812 $715K
Texas 44,157 $676K
Tennessee 42,306 $632K
New York 41,675 $568K
Kentucky 38,784 $565K
Virginia 38,725 $587K
Alabama 36,251 $478K
North Carolina 35,074 $531K
Louisiana 33,523 $447K
Missouri 28,872 $402K
Indiana 27,534 $404K
Georgia 25,829 $356K
Wisconsin 25,250 $385K
Kansas 24,005 $349K
Iowa 22,682 $300K
New Jersey 20,333 $262K
Puerto Rico 19,916 $209K
Minnesota 18,838 $304K
Arkansas 18,502 $238K
Massachusetts 17,405 $261K
Mississippi 15,579 $202K
Arizona 13,273 $192K
Colorado 12,444 $210K
South Carolina 12,021 $168K
Washington 11,674 $213K
Oregon 10,694 $243K
Oklahoma 10,645 $161K
Maryland 9,376 $155K
Nebraska 9,263 $116K
West Virginia 7,595 $108K
South Dakota 6,611 $88K
Connecticut 6,236 $92.9K
Utah 6,148 $97K
Maine 5,920 $122K
Idaho 4,794 $76K
Montana 4,264 $62.9K
Nevada 3,968 $56.1K
New Mexico 3,871 $58.5K
North Dakota 3,694 $56.6K
Rhode Island 3,566 $47.9K
Wyoming 2,237 $28.9K
Hawaii 1,742 $24.8K
New Hampshire 1,373 $20.5K
Delaware 1,320 $21.9K
Vermont 864 $12.7K
District of Columbia 684 $10.4K
Alaska 461 $7,931
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,003

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled864

WESTLAND

Michigan

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled821

WICHITA

Kansas

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled768

WESTLAND

Michigan

JOHN BAILEY D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled760

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

JOHN JAGEMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled715

ERIE

Pennsylvania

CALVIN REID MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled714

DOTHAN

Alabama

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled710

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JESSE MORRISS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

DOTHAN

Alabama

NEIL KUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled666

ROSEBURG

Oregon

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled665

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled646

MIAMI

Florida

HUGH BATTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled635

SHERIDAN

Wyoming

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled565

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE BEALE MD FACC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

ASHLAND

Alabama

RONNIE CHU M. D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled540

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

JAY ENDRES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled536

WARREN

Pennsylvania

CLAUDE WHITWORTH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled527

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

REX BUTLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER CENTAFONT D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled495

DOTHAN

Alabama

ROBERT FLOWERS M D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled494

BURKESVILLE

Kentucky

DALE SENIOR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled494

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GUY FASCIANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

DURYEA

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH SLEDGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled490

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RAJESH SHROFF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled485

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas