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NITROSTAT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.99M
Medicare Part D Claims
$28.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 209,282 $4.36M
Florida 149,662 $2.02M
Texas 105,488 $1.49M
New York 103,593 $1.7M
Pennsylvania 94,846 $1.26M
Ohio 90,701 $1.13M
North Carolina 75,948 $932K
Michigan 73,586 $1.09M
Tennessee 60,809 $723K
Illinois 57,781 $771K
Georgia 56,502 $735K
Indiana 53,937 $635K
Kentucky 53,058 $620K
Missouri 50,346 $596K
Minnesota 45,372 $549K
Virginia 44,347 $578K
Massachusetts 44,141 $712K
Washington 42,531 $602K
Wisconsin 37,517 $449K
Louisiana 36,383 $486K
Alabama 35,391 $421K
South Carolina 33,983 $426K
New Jersey 32,845 $581K
Oregon 31,712 $504K
Arizona 31,591 $413K
Iowa 30,055 $332K
Arkansas 28,442 $342K
Oklahoma 28,129 $369K
West Virginia 26,847 $316K
Mississippi 26,661 $337K
Maryland 21,716 $343K
Kansas 19,618 $224K
Colorado 19,090 $280K
Maine 16,562 $222K
Connecticut 14,488 $227K
New Mexico 11,930 $141K
Nebraska 11,054 $124K
Nevada 9,995 $140K
Idaho 8,327 $99.5K
New Hampshire 8,181 $113K
Rhode Island 7,172 $110K
South Dakota 6,729 $78K
Utah 6,524 $80.1K
Hawaii 6,520 $109K
North Dakota 5,791 $69K
Vermont 5,699 $70.1K
Delaware 4,726 $70.4K
Montana 4,665 $54K
Alaska 2,290 $34K
Wyoming 2,177 $25.3K
District of Columbia 1,395 $23K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to drugs@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to drugs@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for NITROSTAT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BINWANT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

OLIVETTE

Missouri

STEVE LIN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled148

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

GLENDALE

California

RICHARD ABBEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

HOUMA

Louisiana

EDWARD PERLSTEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

MESA

Arizona

ALAN GLASSMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KAMRAN GHALILI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

SALEM

Oregon

BASSAM MOUSHMOUSH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DERRICK RIDLEY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled147

HAMPTON

Virginia

VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

BROOKLYN

New York

LEWIS SIEGEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled147

KENNER

Louisiana

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ FIERRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled146

MARRERO

Louisiana

CHRISTODULOS STAVENS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS WOOL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled146

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ACHENKUNJU GEORGE M.D., F.A.C.C., F.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

THOMAS STUVER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled146

ROCHESTER

New York

JAMES WHITESIDE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

GLASGOW

Kentucky

LOUIS KANTOUNIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

ORLANDO

Florida

RICHARD TERRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

WHEELING

West Virginia

FORTUNE DUGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

METAIRIE

Louisiana

IYAD ALOSACHIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

HAZEL PARK

Michigan

CARTER THARPE M.D.

Claims Filled145

MACON

Georgia

LESLIE LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

ALHAMBRA

California

SCOTT NORDLICHT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROBERT HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia