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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
LEAMON TORRENCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

SPRINGHILL

Louisiana

ISMAILA ADIATU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

BROOKLYN

New York

ERNESTO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled246

NEW YORK

New York

TIMOTHY KRETH M.D

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled243

HERMITAGE

Tennessee

LELAND KRANTZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

SCOTT NELSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled240

ARCADIA

California

MICHAEL TOREN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

HILLSBORO

Oregon

VICTOR SHPILBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DANIEL HIGHKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

VANCOUVER

Washington

ASQUAL GETANEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES LOGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

MARSHALL

Texas

BYRON CARLSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

FOREST CITY

Iowa

MATTHEW WALDRON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

FRENCH LICK

Indiana

DAVID POPP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

ALBERT LEA

Minnesota

SAMUEL SUTTLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled231

LOUISVILLE

Mississippi

JEFFREY RIPPERDA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled231

MURPHYSBORO

Illinois

TIMOTHY IVEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

HERSCHEL SKLAROFF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled230

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT ROTHBART M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled229

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTIAN WEIGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

MOREHEAD

Kentucky

WILLIAM FOWLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled228

MARION

North Carolina

NAUMAN QURESHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled225

ATHENS

Alabama

JAMES WITHERINGTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

JACKSON

Tennessee

ROD DURASKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

LAGRANGE

Georgia

KEITH DIMOND MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled224

SAVANNAH

Georgia