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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
MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,579

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,577

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ILDEFONSO MAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,576

MIAMI

Florida

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,570

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled1,562

PLANT CITY

Florida

ROBERT HANNUM D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,558

TAMPA

Florida

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,549

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,546

COLUMBIA

Missouri

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,545

CINCINNATI

Ohio

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,539

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,535

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,533

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,532

JACKSON

Mississippi

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,531

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,529

DES MOINES

Iowa

STEVEN HAMBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,526

BYRON CENTER

Michigan

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,524

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,521

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,520

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,519

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

NICHOLAS CAMPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,513

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,512

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,512

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

THOMAS KINTANAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,505

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,505

COUNCE

Tennessee