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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
CHARLES DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,114

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,113

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,106

DALLAS

Texas

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,106

CALHOUN

Georgia

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,102

DES MOINES

Iowa

WILLIAM PROVINCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,097

FRANKLIN

Indiana

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,093

HAYTI

Missouri

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,089

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,084

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,053

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled2,034

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,027

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DEATRICE KELLOGG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,016

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,000

AMARILLO

Texas

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled1,995

WINCHESTER

Kansas

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled1,976

WESTLAND

Michigan

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,972

LAREDO

Texas

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,958

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

RICHARD CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,925

BLUE SPRINGS

Missouri

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,917

MOBILE

Alabama

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,897

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,893

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,886

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,876

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MARC RAAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,876

WOLCOTT

Connecticut