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SPIRONOLACTONE

Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic that blocks aldosterone (a hormone) and helps the kidney get rid of excess fluids in your body. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 68 of 3238

$71.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 279 of 3238

1,018,551
Patients

Rank: 83 of 3238

272,981
Prescribers

Rank: 60 of 3238

User Reviews of SPIRONOLACTONE »

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Alternatives:

Midamor Dyrenium Inspra

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 89,606 401,530 $6.24M
Florida 73,497 323,535 $4.59M
Texas 67,932 303,249 $4.68M
New York 59,481 280,021 $4.05M
Pennsylvania 47,176 246,709 $3.38M
Ohio 49,385 234,766 $3.39M
North Carolina 36,838 191,723 $2.54M
Illinois 38,015 185,175 $2.59M
Tennessee 32,880 162,281 $2.22M
Michigan 39,745 160,733 $2.38M
Missouri 27,334 144,845 $1.91M
Indiana 29,189 138,897 $2.03M
Georgia 27,554 137,085 $1.92M
Virginia 24,579 116,908 $1.6M
Alabama 22,441 113,373 $1.46M
Kentucky 20,900 107,937 $1.47M
Wisconsin 21,462 106,476 $1.7M
New Jersey 25,034 104,370 $1.59M
Washington 20,677 95,055 $1.42M
Massachusetts 17,811 88,208 $1.38M
Arizona 20,903 86,960 $1.4M
Louisiana 16,866 85,832 $1.07M
Iowa 15,021 84,973 $997K
South Carolina 16,114 78,499 $1.05M
Mississippi 13,905 76,587 $897K
Minnesota 15,418 70,978 $1.12M
Oregon 14,848 70,211 $1.04M
Arkansas 12,407 67,426 $811K
Colorado 14,160 64,487 $921K
Kansas 12,102 64,314 $919K
Oklahoma 12,819 61,296 $904K
Maryland 12,455 49,536 $842K
Connecticut 10,311 47,355 $760K
Nebraska 7,758 46,430 $520K
West Virginia 8,711 43,117 $616K
New Mexico 7,498 32,771 $516K
Idaho 6,760 32,006 $446K
Nevada 7,302 31,208 $459K
Utah 6,156 26,510 $425K
South Dakota 4,127 22,896 $289K
Montana 4,343 22,545 $306K
Maine 5,174 22,193 $386K
North Dakota 3,388 17,826 $241K
New Hampshire 3,592 16,002 $280K
Rhode Island 2,987 15,794 $224K
Delaware 3,022 10,841 $193K
Hawaii 2,499 10,781 $145K
Wyoming 1,784 8,979 $117K
Vermont 1,801 8,321 $144K
District of Columbia 1,642 6,622 $96.9K
Alaska 1,059 5,781 $77.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 SPIRONOLACTONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ASHUTOSH LOHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,339

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,274

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY HOWARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,210

MONTEVALLO

Alabama

BRUCE BROCKWAY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,142

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled899

GLENDALE

California

EUGENE CHUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled840

CINCINNATI

Ohio

WAHEED AKHTAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled840

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

JOHN BOOTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled823

FLORENCE

South Carolina

RICHARD HRANAC M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled797

KEARNEY

Nebraska

JOSE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled793

AMERICUS

Georgia

WILLIAM LAFOE MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled774

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

NASSER TEHRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled765

PERRY

Georgia

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled765

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RICHARD ABBEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled740

HOUMA

Louisiana

DAMODER KESIREDDY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled737

BRYAN

Ohio

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled727

CLINTON

Iowa

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled711

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled707

ATHENS

Georgia

GREGORY EGNACZYK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled707

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RICHARD WHITE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled706

ROCHESTER

New York

PAUL LEHMITZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled705

LARAMIE

Wyoming

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled695

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled686

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CHARLES SWENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled678

MINOT

North Dakota

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled662

JACKSON

Tennessee