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FUROSEMIDE

Lasix (Furosemide) is a loop diuretic (water pill). It works in the kidneys to make you urinate more, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes. This lowers blood pressure and swelling. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Lasix

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

27.9M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 8 of 3393

$136M
Retail Cost

Rank: 226 of 3393

5,415,559
Patients

Rank: 9 of 3393

481,919
Prescribers

Rank: 15 of 3393

More info on related drug Lasix »

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

24.1M

2012

26.4M

2013

27.1M

2014

27.5M

2015

26.7M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$128M

2012

$145M

2013

$136M

2014

$138M

2015

$130M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$28

2012

$29

2013

$26

2014

$26

2015

$24

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 472,944 2,124,353 $12.5M
Texas 379,001 1,720,537 $8.36M
New York 330,342 1,658,191 $7.39M
Florida 373,462 1,629,543 $8.22M
Pennsylvania 289,212 1,596,021 $7.15M
Ohio 256,946 1,375,381 $7.13M
Illinois 220,837 1,155,637 $6.15M
North Carolina 206,700 1,056,328 $4.98M
Michigan 200,894 889,188 $4.04M
Georgia 165,988 867,238 $3.61M
Tennessee 164,168 829,699 $3.74M
Missouri 135,916 766,591 $3.42M
Indiana 139,395 710,107 $3.85M
Massachusetts 122,206 690,246 $3.1M
Virginia 130,584 634,270 $3.45M
Kentucky 112,860 630,493 $2.77M
New Jersey 138,463 623,465 $3.24M
Wisconsin 116,913 619,964 $3.41M
Alabama 114,413 510,656 $2.3M
Louisiana 99,990 504,923 $2.07M
Minnesota 95,377 483,569 $2.64M
South Carolina 99,902 480,343 $2.3M
Washington 93,057 440,969 $2.34M
Iowa 74,907 425,522 $1.86M
Mississippi 75,403 402,242 $1.46M
Arkansas 72,045 395,717 $1.53M
Arizona 94,717 381,456 $1.88M
Oklahoma 74,886 369,960 $1.67M
Connecticut 65,962 352,769 $1.89M
Maryland 81,837 345,853 $1.88M
Oregon 68,580 320,541 $1.67M
Kansas 56,655 317,192 $1.47M
Colorado 64,646 293,309 $1.8M
West Virginia 51,926 281,915 $1.25M
Nebraska 37,663 233,165 $894K
Rhode Island 21,781 140,691 $577K
Maine 29,585 140,519 $744K
Nevada 33,954 134,979 $731K
Utah 28,859 115,728 $569K
North Dakota 18,709 114,881 $486K
New Mexico 26,983 113,819 $576K
Idaho 23,724 113,409 $512K
New Hampshire 21,213 111,358 $579K
South Dakota 18,527 111,101 $471K
Montana 17,436 85,957 $391K
Delaware 18,123 71,971 $423K
Hawaii 15,748 60,404 $335K
Vermont 10,021 47,526 $223K
Wyoming 7,684 39,465 $180K
District of Columbia 9,160 35,177 $178K
Alaska 4,243 21,156 $107K
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for FUROSEMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled9,897

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled7,947

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled7,572

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled6,914

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled5,976

DUBLIN

Georgia

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled5,527

WESTLAND

Michigan

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,404

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,350

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,882

WESTON

Massachusetts

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,600

LORAIN

Ohio

WYATT BLAKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,520

MONTICELLO

Georgia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,472

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,412

WESTLAND

Michigan

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled4,394

CULLMAN

Alabama

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,279

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,198

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled4,133

COLUMBIA

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,126

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled3,930

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,870

KEWANEE

Illinois

RALPH WARNOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,865

THOMASTON

Georgia

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,765

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.,P.C.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,749

SMYRNA

Georgia

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,745

AMARILLO

Texas

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,725

TROUP

Texas