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FUROSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

23M
Medicare Part D Claims
$133M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,926,773 $12M
Florida 1,455,062 $7.51M
Texas 1,404,399 $8.09M
New York 1,403,503 $7.42M
Pennsylvania 1,340,880 $7.64M
Ohio 1,135,568 $6.71M
Illinois 1,019,429 $5.66M
North Carolina 900,527 $5.07M
Tennessee 734,931 $3.8M
Georgia 685,303 $3.79M
Missouri 641,989 $3.55M
Michigan 610,069 $3.52M
Indiana 579,826 $3.37M
Kentucky 548,559 $2.89M
Virginia 537,295 $2.95M
Massachusetts 532,484 $2.8M
Wisconsin 522,701 $3.14M
Alabama 509,077 $2.55M
New Jersey 505,911 $2.54M
Minnesota 464,723 $2.65M
Louisiana 432,986 $2.13M
Washington 405,399 $2.38M
Iowa 394,368 $2.15M
South Carolina 387,781 $2.1M
Mississippi 384,418 $1.94M
Arkansas 364,065 $1.91M
Oklahoma 343,279 $2.06M
Arizona 322,859 $1.65M
Oregon 312,022 $1.86M
Puerto Rico 292,621 $1.32M
Kansas 285,574 $1.62M
Connecticut 266,729 $1.44M
Maryland 258,912 $1.63M
West Virginia 253,287 $1.37M
Colorado 241,661 $1.62M
Nebraska 193,384 $1.05M
Maine 130,792 $789K
Rhode Island 120,035 $579K
Nevada 115,334 $643K
New Mexico 112,326 $600K
Idaho 104,777 $621K
South Dakota 99,948 $594K
Utah 97,974 $557K
North Dakota 97,830 $606K
Montana 86,165 $479K
New Hampshire 83,244 $480K
Hawaii 65,372 $389K
Delaware 52,264 $325K
Vermont 50,867 $277K
Wyoming 35,354 $196K
District of Columbia 30,861 $179K
Alaska 27,564 $185K
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 FUROSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled6,675

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,483

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,740

GALAX

Virginia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,634

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled3,318

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,248

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,121

LENEXA

Kansas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,106

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,978

FORT WORTH

Texas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,753

WESTLAND

Michigan

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,719

TUCKER

Georgia

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,671

TEXARKANA

Texas

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled2,573

DESOTO

Texas

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,544

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,533

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,513

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,448

DUBLIN

Georgia

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,428

WICHITA

Kansas

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,345

LORAIN

Ohio

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,316

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,286

VANCOUVER

Washington

MARC NEVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,180

SALEM

Virginia

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,164

DUNEDIN

Florida

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,148

HICKORY

North Carolina

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,133

MEMPHIS

Tennessee