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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
JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,874

GRENADA

Mississippi

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,869

TROUP

Texas

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,857

LUFKIN

Texas

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,855

ROCKFORD

Illinois

CHARLES DAVIS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,852

BOULDER

Colorado

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,847

MELBOURNE

Florida

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,843

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,843

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,826

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,824

LUBBOCK

Texas

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,822

MAUMEE

Ohio

JOSEPH ALISKY MD PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,812

AURORA

Colorado

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,807

BUSHNELL

Florida

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,791

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,791

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,786

CINCINNATI

Ohio

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,780

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,762

KING

North Carolina

BRIAN MCCLAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,762

CANTON

Ohio

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,756

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,751

WESTON

Massachusetts

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,750

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,737

DEXTER

Missouri

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Nursing Custodial Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facility

Claims Filled1,709

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LUIS PANNOCCHIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,704

NEW TAZEWELL

Tennessee