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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
SHAFQAT FAROOQI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled72

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

VINOD RAXWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ANANTKUMAR SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SAMAR KHOURY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled70

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

KEITH BRANTLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled165

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

JERRY MOORE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled66

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

JOHN CAFFARATTI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled56

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

YUNUS MOOSA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled102

ZACHARY

Louisiana

MAHER AWAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

YUMA

Arizona

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

YUCCA VALLEY

California

PRANAV MEHTA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

YUCAIPA

California

RUPINDER BRAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled70

YUBA CITY

California

NARINDER BAJWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled82

YUBA CITY

California

RICHARD BYLER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled65

YPSILANTI

Michigan

ELIZABETH PIELSTICKER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled53

YPSILANTI

Michigan

MARK ZANDE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled56

YPSILANTI

Michigan

MICHAEL SCAVINA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

WAHOUB HOUT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled87

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

DAVID HOFFMAN DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled85

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

DAVID HOFFMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

YORK

Pennsylvania

MARION SIGREST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

YAZOO CITY

Mississippi

PAUL GRENA DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled63

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

BUFFY SAWYER P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled55

YAKIMA

Washington

GRETCHEN KAIZER PA, RN

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled66

YAKIMA

Washington