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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
DARIUS ALIABADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled329

DOTHAN

Alabama

CHARLES O'SHAUGHNESSY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled329

ELYRIA

Ohio

MANOJ SHAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled322

GULFPORT

Mississippi

ALBERT SHARF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled318

NATIONAL CITY

California

PARVEEN KHANNA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled317

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled311

JACKSON

Tennessee

RAMESH ARORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled309

VAN NUYS

California

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled308

MIAMI

Florida

AMJAD WYNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled303

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled302

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled298

ONEIDA

Tennessee

RICHARD GORDON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled296

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

NELSON GWINN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled296

DOTHAN

Alabama

JOHN MEHEGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled291

IOWA CITY

Iowa

PAUL GILES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled291

VIDALIA

Georgia

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled287

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled284

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

DINESH SHAW M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled282

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

ROY DITCHEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled278

REDDING

California

ZHI ZENG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

SAN GABRIEL

California

REYNALDO GONZALEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled275

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

HANDRE HURWIT M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled273

AVENTURA

Florida

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VIVEK KHETPAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

DURANT

Oklahoma