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SPIRONOLACTONE-HCTZ

SPIRONOLACT/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID

The combination of spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazide, a 'water pill,' is used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by various conditions, including heart disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

322K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 428 of 3362

$12.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 761 of 3362

71,140
Patients

Rank: 478 of 3362

38,357
Prescribers

Rank: 454 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 5,949 25,678 $986K
New York 5,070 22,351 $878K
Texas 4,369 18,597 $652K
Florida 4,636 18,519 $651K
North Carolina 3,116 16,251 $513K
Ohio 3,604 16,021 $677K
Michigan 3,887 15,145 $691K
Illinois 2,999 13,300 $518K
Pennsylvania 2,491 12,257 $468K
Indiana 2,173 9,861 $365K
Missouri 1,666 8,313 $304K
Alabama 1,721 8,260 $271K
Massachusetts 1,652 7,885 $291K
South Carolina 1,615 7,828 $228K
Georgia 1,552 7,719 $239K
New Jersey 1,994 7,482 $297K
Tennessee 1,580 7,451 $254K
Kentucky 1,538 7,171 $265K
Wisconsin 1,530 6,799 $308K
Virginia 1,377 6,215 $227K
Arizona 1,365 5,255 $198K
Minnesota 1,167 4,839 $246K
Iowa 991 4,818 $195K
Mississippi 865 4,679 $140K
Louisiana 883 4,653 $140K
Maryland 1,213 4,612 $208K
Washington 982 3,975 $191K
Oregon 938 3,967 $179K
Colorado 888 3,740 $171K
Arkansas 690 3,664 $128K
Nebraska 671 3,470 $138K
Connecticut 761 3,162 $126K
Kansas 635 3,157 $124K
Oklahoma 762 3,115 $125K
West Virginia 503 2,497 $99.5K
Idaho 533 2,323 $90.3K
Nevada 529 2,073 $78.1K
New Mexico 416 1,688 $73.2K
Montana 316 1,494 $63.1K
Maine 335 1,356 $65.8K
Wyoming 268 1,231 $46.5K
Utah 291 1,171 $53.4K
New Hampshire 262 1,013 $43.9K
South Dakota 193 985 $35.3K
Rhode Island 168 889 $24.2K
Hawaii 218 864 $38.3K
North Dakota 165 830 $32.3K
Delaware 132 426 $19.6K
Vermont 84 351 $20K
District of Columbia 82 329 $9,882
Alaska 44 179 $9,038
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 SPIRONOLACTONE-HCTZ

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN TURNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled865

CANTON

Texas

LINDSEY WHITE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled459

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

CRAIG ROGERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled446

ROCKFORD

Illinois

ALEXANDRE ALEXEYENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled445

LYNN

Massachusetts

GEORGE MARINIDES MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled384

AMHERST

New York

CARLOS SALGADO RODRIGUEZ MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled333

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

KENNETH CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JAMES FAIRLAMB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

COLUMBIA

Missouri

LEO BARBER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled292

DURHAM

North Carolina

MICHAEL DALEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

PINEHURST

North Carolina

JOSEPH GIRGIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

DAMODER KESIREDDY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled278

BRYAN

Ohio

ANJANA ACHARYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

DURHAM

North Carolina

ALI MAHMOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

DETROIT

Michigan

THOMAS MADEJSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

MEDINA

New York

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

GLENDALE

California

MIRCEA BASARABA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

WINCHESTER

Tennessee

STEVEN YAROWS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

CHELSEA

Michigan

DAVID KEITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled258

UNION

South Carolina

PHILIP MELLEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

HEMACHANDRAN NAIR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled258

DOUGLAS

Georgia

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled254

MIAMI

Florida

ROMAN PETROFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

THECKEDATH MATHEW M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

ROCHESTER

New York