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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
J PURDON MD

Claims Filled1,122

OXFORD

Mississippi

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled569

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled561

SEARCY

Arkansas

JOHN TZENG M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled557

ALHAMBRA

California

RAVI BAJAJ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled433

WICHITA

Kansas

KRISHNAMOHAN NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled422

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

HARRY BISHOP M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled408

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled397

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled385

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled383

ONEIDA

Tennessee

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled370

MIAMI

Florida

VIDYA YALAMANCHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled360

HAZARD

Kentucky

SALIM DAHDAH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled360

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

ALBERT MERCER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled351

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

THOMAS MATHEWS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled345

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled337

CLINTON

Iowa

THOMAS TERRY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled331

MACON

Georgia

SHANTILAL PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled320

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ELIE HAGE-KORBAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled312

LEXINGTON

Tennessee

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled310

ALHAMBRA

California

DEVENDER BATRA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled308

STCLAIRSVILLE

Ohio

DARIUS ALIABADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

DOTHAN

Alabama

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled289

MIAMI

Florida

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled288

LIMA

Ohio

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania