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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
MICHAEL LIEBERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

AHMED BABAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

TEMPE

Arizona

STEVEN SNYDER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled51

SOUTHPORT

North Carolina

HEATHER HERMAN NP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LANSING

North Carolina

ROBIN WALLACE ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled51

EVERETT

Washington

MARCUS WILLIAMS MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled51

BRISTOL

Tennessee

JOSHUA WELBORN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SIMPSONVILLE

South Carolina

MARK SEBY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FLAGSTAFF

Arizona

MICHELE NITTI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GLEN RIDGE

New Jersey

PITCHAR THEERATHORN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

GEORGE HAJJAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LANHAM

Maryland

TONY MERCHO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FISHERS

Indiana

SAVITA MISTRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ROGER OLSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SEQUIM

Washington

CHANTELLE ERICKSON PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

LA JUNTA

Colorado

MELVYN LOBO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

VERO BEACH

Florida

JAMES PURGASON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DENTON

Texas

MARTIN KORKOWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LEESBURG

Virginia

ROBIN BECK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KIRSTEN STAPLES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROCKPORT

Maine

THOMAS CHAYKA MD

Claims Filled51

YORK

Maine

ANNIE GREEN FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

SCOTT RASGON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

MARY DECARO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SPRINGFIELD

Pennsylvania

ROBERT GOFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAN ANTONIO

Texas