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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
JAMES BRUNO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled370

PITTSTON

Pennsylvania

WAYNE WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled367

ROSE CITY

Michigan

BETHEL KOPP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled364

CORNING

Iowa

GERALD GIBBONS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

PITTSTON

Pennsylvania

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

MIAMI

Florida

PAUL GIETZEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled357

ADRIAN

Michigan

RICHARD OSTERHOLM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled355

OMAHA

Nebraska

BAHRAM ELAMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled354

PORTAGE

Michigan

BHIKAM MEHTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

DIMONDALE

Michigan

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled350

DUNEDIN

Florida

ADEL SIDKY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled344

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

TAHIR NAEEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

OKEECHOBEE

Florida

HUGO GARCIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled339

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH BEAVEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

CHARLESTOWN

Indiana

GREGORY HILL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

FULTONDALE

Alabama

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled333

MIAMI

Florida

DALJIT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled333

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled332

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

MARVIN FIELDS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled331

JACKSON

Michigan

LANNING ANSELMI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled331

TRUCKSVILLE

Pennsylvania

WALTER JOHNSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled330

FARGO

North Dakota

HARRY KENNEDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled329

SOMERSET

Kentucky

CHARLES PHILLIPS M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled329

RICHMOND

Virginia

SAMUEL JANNEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

MANUEL VEGA MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled323

DUBLIN

Georgia