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NITROSTAT

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). This medicine is a nitrate. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

261K
Medicare Part D Claims
$23.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 187,729 $3.55M
Florida 130,051 $1.68M
Texas 94,239 $1.27M
New York 90,855 $1.42M
Pennsylvania 81,978 $1.05M
Ohio 80,101 $962K
North Carolina 62,932 $737K
Michigan 58,721 $825K
Tennessee 55,861 $633K
Illinois 51,978 $659K
Georgia 49,303 $623K
Indiana 49,263 $556K
Kentucky 47,134 $525K
Missouri 46,662 $525K
Minnesota 41,661 $479K
Massachusetts 40,001 $619K
Virginia 38,906 $475K
Washington 37,882 $493K
Wisconsin 31,846 $360K
Alabama 31,505 $359K
Louisiana 31,477 $396K
South Carolina 29,460 $356K
Arizona 29,129 $364K
Oregon 28,247 $401K
Iowa 26,785 $278K
Arkansas 25,530 $294K
New Jersey 25,325 $427K
Oklahoma 25,185 $315K
Puerto Rico 25,137 $291K
West Virginia 24,268 $270K
Mississippi 23,763 $285K
Maryland 19,095 $283K
Kansas 18,006 $197K
Colorado 16,075 $210K
Maine 15,635 $201K
Connecticut 11,269 $165K
New Mexico 11,236 $127K
Nebraska 10,282 $110K
Nevada 8,609 $116K
New Hampshire 7,438 $99.6K
Idaho 7,358 $83.8K
Rhode Island 6,879 $103K
South Dakota 6,293 $69.3K
Hawaii 5,960 $94.3K
Utah 5,679 $65.2K
North Dakota 5,438 $60.7K
Vermont 5,281 $61.4K
Montana 4,156 $46K
Delaware 4,106 $56.5K
Wyoming 1,915 $21.3K
Alaska 1,850 $27.2K
District of Columbia 1,269 $19.2K
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 NITROSTAT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALAN CARROLL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EMMITSBURG

Maryland

WLADYSLAW BOBAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DONORA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL SMITH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JONATHAN ALBIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LORAIN

Ohio

GEORGE FARAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Nevada

DAVID GU D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALHAMBRA

California

JANET RIPPY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MICHAEL RUBIN

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT MYERS

Florida

DAVID ZUEHLKE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

JOPLIN

Missouri

MANUEL MAYOR MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ZAKI LABABIDI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GILBERT

Arizona

ROBERT MORRIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TROY

New York

SUHAIL ALLAQABAND MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

RAM PENMETSA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

SHERRI DUMONT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PRESQUE ISLE

Maine

KISHORE CHALLA M.D., F.A.C.C.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SO CHARLESTON

West Virginia

HOWARD SHERMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BIDDEFORD

Maine

JAMES SCHRAIDER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

WALTER GORTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BELZONI

Mississippi

ALEXANDER MBAKWEM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VALRICO

Florida

AZHAR AMIL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

EDMOND

Oklahoma

THOMAS SINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DUBUQUE

Iowa

IVOR LEWIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRACKVILLE

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH FORNEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WEST PLAINS

Missouri