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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 2014

27.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 8 of 3362

$136M
Retail Cost

Rank: 191 of 3362

5,176,582
Patients

Rank: 9 of 3362

456,047
Prescribers

Rank: 14 of 3362

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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 452,461 2,072,827 $12.1M
New York 322,100 1,662,753 $7.11M
Texas 356,675 1,651,204 $8.16M
Florida 353,988 1,619,428 $8.19M
Pennsylvania 273,810 1,544,906 $6.84M
Ohio 249,234 1,330,839 $7.41M
Illinois 209,875 1,128,341 $5.93M
North Carolina 197,229 1,047,469 $5.06M
Michigan 192,948 853,907 $4.11M
Tennessee 156,470 833,844 $3.78M
Georgia 153,756 800,226 $3.82M
Missouri 128,932 726,406 $3.55M
Indiana 132,648 689,515 $3.8M
Massachusetts 109,866 628,060 $3M
Kentucky 109,473 617,865 $2.99M
Wisconsin 109,593 612,342 $3.44M
New Jersey 133,226 608,177 $2.94M
Virginia 123,009 607,286 $3.31M
Alabama 112,772 536,693 $2.42M
Louisiana 94,695 494,528 $2.17M
South Carolina 94,232 466,750 $2.18M
Minnesota 92,524 460,746 $2.57M
Washington 88,949 440,326 $2.31M
Iowa 72,090 421,927 $2.15M
Mississippi 72,498 391,394 $1.67M
Arkansas 68,973 387,479 $1.75M
Arizona 87,771 364,719 $1.78M
Oklahoma 71,939 362,393 $1.83M
Connecticut 61,716 337,402 $1.7M
Oregon 66,056 322,821 $1.75M
Maryland 74,145 320,333 $1.69M
Kansas 55,414 310,344 $1.61M
Colorado 60,164 284,125 $1.74M
West Virginia 49,758 271,337 $1.29M
Nebraska 35,766 217,168 $1.05M
Maine 29,050 142,598 $762K
Rhode Island 21,477 140,042 $649K
Nevada 31,148 125,663 $693K
New Mexico 25,544 109,272 $530K
Utah 25,929 108,658 $587K
Idaho 22,033 107,137 $527K
South Dakota 17,633 103,652 $550K
North Dakota 18,298 103,076 $526K
New Hampshire 18,311 97,803 $511K
Montana 16,346 87,358 $428K
Delaware 16,941 66,829 $357K
Hawaii 15,276 63,770 $336K
Vermont 9,712 46,147 $222K
Wyoming 7,184 36,852 $183K
District of Columbia 8,496 35,074 $172K
Alaska 4,203 27,584 $146K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
MICHAEL SATCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,658

ALBANY

Georgia

JOSEPH CONTI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,655

LAUREL SPRINGS

New Jersey

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,638

CINCINNATI

Ohio

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,634

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,628

AUGUSTA

Georgia

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,613

HARTFORD

Connecticut

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,587

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,579

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,564

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,563

ROYSTON

Georgia

THOMAS VAN DEN DRIESSCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,551

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,548

VANCOUVER

Washington

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,548

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,533

KEWANEE

Illinois

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,530

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,510

JACKSON

Mississippi

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,491

FORT WORTH

Texas

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,478

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,463

CINCINNATI

Ohio

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,461

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,457

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,454

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,440

DALLAS

Texas

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,420

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

GREGORY JOHNSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,417

PEORIA

Illinois