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Prescriber Checkup » TORSEMIDE

TORSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (edema) caused by congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or liver disease. This medicine also treats high blood pressure alone or together with other blood pressure medicines. This medicine is a diuretic ("water pill"). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

1.05M
Medicare Part D Claims
$27.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 72,491 $2.06M
New York 69,104 $1.81M
Ohio 63,412 $1.8M
Florida 60,135 $1.46M
Pennsylvania 50,676 $1.03M
Illinois 48,016 $1.26M
North Carolina 46,363 $1.25M
New Jersey 45,717 $1.07M
Georgia 43,046 $1.09M
Indiana 37,142 $1.04M
Missouri 37,133 $922K
Alabama 33,389 $728K
California 32,375 $842K
Tennessee 31,909 $856K
Michigan 29,781 $811K
Kentucky 26,085 $677K
Oklahoma 25,964 $719K
South Carolina 25,154 $647K
Louisiana 24,579 $481K
Massachusetts 21,887 $662K
Minnesota 21,517 $563K
West Virginia 20,889 $482K
Virginia 19,678 $523K
Mississippi 18,623 $379K
Washington 15,903 $512K
Nebraska 12,210 $284K
Wisconsin 12,206 $329K
Arkansas 11,202 $231K
Iowa 11,191 $271K
Kansas 10,422 $246K
Oregon 9,135 $273K
Connecticut 7,830 $241K
Idaho 6,942 $181K
Arizona 6,404 $189K
Nevada 5,421 $139K
Utah 5,138 $174K
Colorado 4,925 $131K
New Hampshire 4,885 $168K
Maryland 3,883 $117K
Montana 3,832 $96K
Vermont 3,404 $88.1K
South Dakota 2,792 $62.1K
Rhode Island 2,039 $48.5K
New Mexico 1,788 $46.9K
Maine 1,377 $58.8K
Alaska 1,352 $31.7K
Hawaii 1,221 $22.1K
North Dakota 1,049 $20.4K
District of Columbia 748 $19K
Wyoming 668 $20.5K
Delaware 527 $19.4K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for TORSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LORI RUSTERHOLTZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

WESTLAKE

Ohio

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled52

ALICE

Texas

GRANT HENRY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

VICTORIA

Texas

NAJIB ALTURK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

RAYMOND BROWNE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAMES CHANEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

HAZARD

Kentucky

PETER DIONISOPOULOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

LINCOLN

Nebraska

JON TOMPKINS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MT PLEASANT

Texas

MARILYN GLASER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ALDERSON

West Virginia

KAUSHIK AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CONYERS

Georgia

DAVID BURKETT M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled52

MONROE

Louisiana

ELIOT HOFFMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

FORT MYERS

Florida

PHILLIP BEHRENS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JAMES PETTIT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ROCKDALE

Texas

WILLIAM LEHMKUHLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled52

JASPER

Indiana

KAREN TIDMORE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

WINCHESTER

Tennessee

JEROME DUBROFF M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

BROOKLYN

New York

MATHEW MAURER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

NEW YORK

New York

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

RADHAKRISHNA KUKKILLAYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOGAN

West Virginia

DAVID GUILLOT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WOODWORTH

Louisiana

GERALD MIHOK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

KISHIN RAMANI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

BERWYN

Illinois

ENRIQUE POLANCO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

MELBOURNE

Florida

DANA MCGINTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia