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Prescriber Checkup » CHLORTHALIDONE

CHLORTHALIDONE

Treats high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

353K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.93M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 59,363 $775K
New York 52,984 $713K
Florida 36,311 $491K
North Carolina 30,108 $408K
Pennsylvania 26,176 $314K
Georgia 23,654 $309K
Illinois 22,995 $311K
Texas 22,278 $319K
Ohio 22,192 $315K
Massachusetts 21,457 $253K
Minnesota 20,678 $317K
Missouri 19,023 $254K
Virginia 18,656 $276K
Washington 18,088 $268K
Michigan 17,141 $261K
Tennessee 16,010 $218K
Oregon 15,753 $205K
Alabama 15,385 $184K
South Carolina 15,052 $196K
Wisconsin 14,474 $220K
Indiana 12,270 $173K
Kentucky 12,151 $164K
Mississippi 10,994 $143K
New Jersey 10,524 $157K
Iowa 9,696 $119K
Connecticut 9,134 $120K
Louisiana 8,547 $124K
Arkansas 8,020 $102K
Puerto Rico 7,880 $83.5K
Arizona 7,320 $109K
Colorado 6,781 $99.7K
Oklahoma 6,695 $98.8K
Maryland 6,104 $90.8K
Kansas 6,076 $88.8K
Rhode Island 5,557 $62K
Nebraska 4,502 $58.1K
Maine 4,339 $64.3K
Idaho 3,697 $58.6K
New Mexico 3,358 $44.6K
Utah 3,125 $48.7K
Vermont 2,972 $46.9K
New Hampshire 2,890 $41.8K
West Virginia 2,877 $41.9K
Nevada 2,805 $37.4K
Montana 2,727 $39K
Hawaii 2,208 $28K
District of Columbia 1,179 $15K
South Dakota 1,146 $15.8K
North Dakota 1,083 $16K
Delaware 933 $16K
Wyoming 650 $11.1K
Alaska 479 $6,967
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 CHLORTHALIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEJANDRO PRIGOLLINI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

NEW YORK

New York

ALAN SHAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

MOBILE

Alabama

PAVEL PRIBULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

BERWICK

Pennsylvania

HOWARD PERRONE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

BRISTOL

Rhode Island

WAYNE MARGOLIS M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled283

BEAUMONT

Texas

DOUGLAS BREWER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

WILSON

North Carolina

ABEL TOLEDO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled279

CHULA VISTA

California

YONGKYU HWANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

FLUSHING

New York

ROBERT ALTER M.D.

Claims Filled276

CHICAGO

Illinois

BENJAMIN NAVARRO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

GARDEN GROVE

California

ALBERTO CHAVIRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled272

SAN MARCOS

California

JAMES HOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

STEPHEN BOWEN PH.D., M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

STEVEN GOLDSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

CLARKSVILLE

Indiana

JOHN BOOTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled266

FLORENCE

South Carolina

JEROME ROBINSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

NATIONAL CITY

California

BRUCE BROCKWAY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled262

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RAMON DELMONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

NEW YORK

New York

RUSSELL BRANT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

SUMTER

South Carolina

JOHN OPPENHEIMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

PORTLAND

Oregon

JOHN SCHNEEWEIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts

PUSADEE SUCHINDA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled255

SUMTER

South Carolina

ROBERT MCKINNEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOHN MONROE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled252

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

KEVIN O'REILLY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled249

COLUMBUS

Ohio