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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
RICHARD MELLINGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

EPHRATA

Pennsylvania

KELLY MCCANTS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

NEIL SEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

CASSOPOLIS

Michigan

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled275

DES MOINES

Iowa

RUTH MENESES-TAYLOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled275

MOUNT DORA

Florida

SHARON PALOTAS CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled273

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

BRYANT BOJEWSKI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

ERIE

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH RADZWILKA D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled272

WEST PITTSTON

Pennsylvania

FRANK TREFNY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled271

KINGSTREE

South Carolina

DAVID TURFLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled271

HAZLEHURST

Georgia

TATIANA MASYK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled270

ADRIAN

Michigan

JOHN PRATER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

LEON KRAYBILL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled269

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JAMES SULLIVAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

DOTHAN

Alabama

SURINDER BAJWA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

NEW KENSINGTON

Pennsylvania

EDWARD MARTIROSIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

RICHMOND

Virginia

JAMES CLEMMONS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled267

CHIPLEY

Florida

ATHAR SIDDIQUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

YPSILANTI

Michigan

DENISE KLYNOWSKY-FARRELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

ADNAN AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled266

CLERMONT

Florida

WILLIAM LORETAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

EPHRATA

Pennsylvania

MOHAMMAD ZAHID MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled265

ELGIN

Illinois

NORMAN DEUMITE

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled265

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOHN SLOVAK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

RAJESH SHETH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled263

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky