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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
MOHAMMED AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled322

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

ANDRES TAMAYO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled320

MIAMI

Florida

GARY NOTHSTEIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

SHAVERTOWN

Pennsylvania

GARY STEELE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

BROWNSVILLE

Wisconsin

DAVID FUCHS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled315

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

THOMAS YOUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled311

DOTHAN

Alabama

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CHARLES PAULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled306

DOTHAN

Alabama

JOHN MENIO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled305

HANOVER TOWNSHIP

Pennsylvania

KEVIN BENDER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled303

TAMARAC

Florida

D REMINGTON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled303

GRIFFIN

Georgia

KRISTIN LAWSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

KEARNEY

Nebraska

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID RODDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

WAVERLY

Ohio

RAVINDRANATH KANTAMNENI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled296

DOTHAN

Alabama

PANKAJ JOSHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

PALM HARBOR

Florida

WARREN RAMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled295

LEXINGTON

Tennessee

PANKAJ VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

BENSON

North Carolina

SCOTT KUYKENDALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled293

CLARKSVILLE

Arkansas

NELSON GWINN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled292

DOTHAN

Alabama

MARK LOBITZ D.O., CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

ATIAR RAHMAN MD, PHD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled290

CONROE

Texas

WAFIE ROUMAYAH MD PC

Claims Filled288

BERKLEY

Michigan

CRAIG GODFREY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

RADHIKA MENON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

HUDSON

Florida