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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
MARC RAAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,252

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,252

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

WILLIAM ANDERSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,242

GORE

Oklahoma

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,226

DES MOINES

Iowa

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,225

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

HAITHAM AZEM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,223

BEDFORD

Ohio

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,200

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,198

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,198

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,196

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,193

ROME

New York

DALE MCGREGOR D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled2,184

MOULTRIE

Georgia

KASHYAP PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,183

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,183

MCKINNEY

Texas

MICHAEL KLUFAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,182

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,170

ERWIN

North Carolina

RAMON CLIMACO MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled2,165

ARCOLA

Illinois

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled2,163

PLANT CITY

Florida

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,156

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,150

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MARK DANIEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,149

ELBERTON

Georgia

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,140

CALHOUN

Georgia

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,139

PEEBLES

Ohio

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,139

NORWALK

Connecticut

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,136

HALEYVILLE

Alabama