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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
DANIEL RIES M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled61

FRIDLEY

Minnesota

JEFFREY BEIL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ROSEVILLE

California

MICHAEL CILETTI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

NILES

Ohio

LEONIL GAN LIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled61

TUPELO

Mississippi

STEFANO CAZZANIGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

MIGUEL GONZALEZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled61

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

JONATHAN MUNVES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

RAVI GILL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RODNEY HARRISON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled61

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

RONALD VUKMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ROCHESTER

New York

VITO TAVERNA M.D.

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled61

RIDGEWOOD

New York

NICHOLAS LEMMING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

SEYMOUR

Indiana

MITCHEL GALISHOFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

VALLEY

Alabama

RAJESH BHOLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled61

BELLINGHAM

Washington

ROBERT FRANCE MD

Claims Filled61

WARREN

Michigan

ARUN KUMAR M.D

Nephrology

Claims Filled61

DECATUR

Georgia

JOSE BENITEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

NORTH ATTLEBORO

Massachusetts

MOHAMMAD PAYVANDI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled61

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

HAROLD THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

KANNAPOLIS

North Carolina

THOMAS KAEGI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

WILLIAMSTOWN

Massachusetts

BRENDAN BUCKLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

HARDWICK

Vermont

LYNNE CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

DETROIT

Michigan

CHRISTOPHER KAMMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

FOREST LAKE

Minnesota

IHAB WAHBA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled60

CORVALLIS

Oregon

FRANK THOMPSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled60

MANCHESTER

Georgia