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CHLORTHALIDONE

Treats high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.45M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 189 of 3362

$38.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 467 of 3362

321,472
Patients

Rank: 221 of 3362

125,820
Prescribers

Rank: 206 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 32,853 132,067 $3.58M
New York 25,672 122,127 $3.16M
Florida 20,152 83,553 $2.24M
North Carolina 14,462 69,639 $1.74M
Pennsylvania 12,908 61,301 $1.55M
Texas 13,940 56,196 $1.52M
Georgia 10,946 52,776 $1.23M
Ohio 11,686 50,450 $1.38M
Michigan 12,733 49,214 $1.4M
Illinois 10,728 46,334 $1.27M
Massachusetts 9,835 46,286 $1.21M
Tennessee 9,508 42,308 $1.05M
Virginia 8,977 39,990 $1.09M
Missouri 7,882 38,251 $959K
South Carolina 7,983 38,194 $907K
Alabama 7,651 34,939 $895K
Minnesota 8,445 33,743 $1.21M
Washington 7,916 32,565 $993K
Wisconsin 6,796 28,286 $904K
Indiana 6,510 27,860 $731K
New Jersey 7,120 27,125 $809K
Oregon 6,137 26,078 $776K
Kentucky 5,205 25,199 $637K
Mississippi 3,780 20,041 $454K
Louisiana 3,992 19,485 $497K
Connecticut 4,706 19,277 $561K
Arizona 4,779 17,815 $501K
Iowa 3,403 16,492 $469K
Arkansas 3,178 16,022 $377K
Colorado 3,906 15,715 $427K
Maryland 3,810 13,862 $422K
Oklahoma 3,201 13,521 $368K
Kansas 2,502 11,743 $300K
Rhode Island 1,930 10,272 $235K
Nebraska 1,927 9,900 $255K
Utah 2,317 8,779 $271K
Maine 2,204 8,367 $272K
West Virginia 1,611 7,502 $193K
New Mexico 1,778 7,321 $190K
Idaho 1,731 7,115 $218K
Nevada 1,868 7,103 $188K
New Hampshire 1,518 6,376 $183K
Montana 1,387 6,223 $177K
Vermont 1,203 4,785 $161K
South Dakota 843 3,940 $106K
District of Columbia 820 3,609 $81.1K
Hawaii 903 3,599 $97.8K
North Dakota 736 3,346 $106K
Delaware 875 2,831 $101K
Wyoming 460 1,794 $53.3K
Alaska 254 1,085 $28.6K
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 CHLORTHALIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HOWARD PERRONE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled309

BRISTOL

Rhode Island

BHAJAN DARA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled308

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BYRON NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled308

CENTRE

Alabama

KENNETH KRONLUND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

LAWRENCE KANTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled306

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ABDALLAHSASSINE GEARA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled306

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

WILLARD BURKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled305

WYNNE

Arkansas

MERRILL GILDERSLEEVE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled304

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

LESLIE PLACHTA MD, MPH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

BRONX

New York

WILLIAM FOWLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled303

MARION

North Carolina

MICHAEL ECKSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

BEACHWOOD

Ohio

ELIE OSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

SNOW HILL

North Carolina

SCOTT NELSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled302

ARCADIA

California

ALAN SHAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled301

MOBILE

Alabama

MARLON TWYMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled297

DAYTON

Ohio

JEFFREY PIERSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled296

AUBURN

California

ANURADHA RAO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled295

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAMES TUCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

PELL CITY

Alabama

GORDON HANDELSMAN M.D>

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

MUNHALL

Pennsylvania

CESAR COELLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled294

CARBONDALE

Illinois

JAMES HOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

JAMES STEPHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

BUFFALO

New York

ARIE SZATKOWSKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BRIAN DVORAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled293

SPENCER

Iowa

DAVID HANSEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled291

NASHVILLE

Tennessee