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FUROSEMIDE

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

26.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 8 of 3238

$145M
Retail Cost

Rank: 155 of 3238

5,002,942
Patients

Rank: 9 of 3238

446,350
Prescribers

Rank: 13 of 3238

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 446,978 2,077,606 $12.8M
New York 315,242 1,626,263 $8.3M
Texas 344,020 1,620,885 $8.63M
Florida 340,536 1,594,018 $8.65M
Pennsylvania 262,747 1,498,530 $7.68M
Ohio 244,218 1,301,759 $7.9M
Illinois 193,489 1,050,168 $5.89M
North Carolina 190,785 1,016,595 $5.32M
Tennessee 151,836 824,364 $4.25M
Michigan 185,156 817,335 $4.99M
Georgia 146,924 752,439 $3.93M
Missouri 122,782 693,944 $3.82M
Indiana 129,562 665,001 $4.19M
Massachusetts 105,845 604,252 $3.17M
New Jersey 130,392 598,208 $3.13M
Wisconsin 104,750 597,703 $3.67M
Kentucky 106,065 596,445 $3.26M
Virginia 117,085 588,430 $3.41M
Alabama 110,290 555,463 $2.64M
Louisiana 91,001 485,998 $2.31M
Minnesota 90,795 464,881 $2.57M
Washington 86,710 432,827 $2.44M
Iowa 69,931 424,666 $2.17M
South Carolina 82,902 412,714 $2.2M
Mississippi 71,425 387,975 $1.86M
Arkansas 67,125 380,838 $1.85M
Oklahoma 70,502 355,077 $1.95M
Arizona 83,509 348,869 $1.83M
Connecticut 60,020 325,406 $1.8M
Oregon 63,819 316,736 $1.77M
Kansas 53,702 304,294 $1.73M
Maryland 67,613 295,942 $1.73M
West Virginia 48,416 266,640 $1.42M
Colorado 54,697 264,995 $1.75M
Nebraska 34,145 208,477 $1.06M
Maine 28,096 140,055 $871K
Rhode Island 21,123 136,474 $701K
Nevada 29,988 124,124 $711K
New Mexico 24,867 109,170 $578K
Utah 24,697 105,728 $597K
Idaho 21,279 105,313 $545K
North Dakota 18,098 104,624 $544K
South Dakota 17,294 103,107 $568K
New Hampshire 17,330 93,058 $559K
Montana 16,261 88,256 $448K
Hawaii 15,453 67,965 $357K
Delaware 16,334 65,664 $422K
Vermont 9,394 46,702 $253K
Wyoming 6,807 34,998 $179K
District of Columbia 8,149 34,508 $186K
Alaska 4,242 25,526 $144K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 FUROSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TIMOTHY HEILMANN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

RYAN BENNETT D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOPEKA

Kansas

KATHERINE KOCHENBACH MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled50

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

MARIA GOMEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

HIRALAL PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLUSHING

New York

RALPH DEMAIO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WEST PATERSON

New Jersey

KERRY RASMUSSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TUALATIN

Oregon

TAMERA KRUKIEL N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

JORGE CONTRERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

PATRICIA ROMPF MD

Pediatric Cardiology

Claims Filled50

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

HEATHER-JOHN MONTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DAVID SANCHEZ MD.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SANTA ANA

California

ELIZABETH KLEPPEN RN, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

CULBERTSON

Montana

MARIELLEN RODMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ACTON

Massachusetts

ANTHONY CUOMO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

JORGE GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MANUEL ERROA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

BIALICK TABIBIAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

NATALIE KARISHEV M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BERKELEY

California

TERESITA HAMILTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

Rhode Island

MARGARET ROBERTS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MARTI LIDDELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

HERBERT BREWER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORFOLK

Virginia

TRACI KLINE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

PALMYRA

Missouri