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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
JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,684

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,674

ERWIN

North Carolina

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,672

HICKORY

North Carolina

BRENT GILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,659

SHELBY

North Carolina

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,657

KINGSTON

Tennessee

RICKIE SANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,655

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,655

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID DUNDEE MD, CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,652

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,648

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL APPLEFIELD D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,644

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,643

HOUMA

Louisiana

CHRISTINE ROZANCE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,634

SACRAMENTO

California

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,623

HOPE

Arkansas

EHAB KAISER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,623

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HARDING YOUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,616

LYNWOOD

California

ANTON VASILIU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,615

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,612

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,612

PEEBLES

Ohio

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,612

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

HENRY SHOENTHAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,610

NEW PARIS

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,604

STEELE

Missouri

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,600

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,591

ONEIDA

Tennessee

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,588

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH CONTI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,582

LAUREL SPRINGS

New Jersey