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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
THOMPSON MANER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled287

PANAMA CITY

Florida

DAMODER KESIREDDY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled284

BRYAN

Ohio

FRANK TUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled283

NEW YORK

New York

BRIAN COSPOLICH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled283

MARRERO

Louisiana

AMJAD WYNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled280

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

JOHN MEHEGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled276

IOWA CITY

Iowa

ZHI ZENG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

SAN GABRIEL

California

JOEL CARVER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled275

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

MANOJ SHAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled272

GULFPORT

Mississippi

PAUL GILES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled271

VIDALIA

Georgia

RICHARD GORDON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled268

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

CHARLES O'SHAUGHNESSY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled267

ELYRIA

Ohio

JOAQUIN MARTINEZ-ARRARAS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled266

AMARILLO

Texas

ADNAN NABER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

PALM SPRINGS

California

THOMAS THORNTON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled263

DAYTON

Ohio

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled261

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

GUSTAVO MONDRAGON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

CHULA VISTA

California

ALBERT SHARF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

NATIONAL CITY

California

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled257

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

PRAKASH PATEL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled254

BURNHAM

Pennsylvania

SANJEEV RAVIPUDI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled252

COLUMBIA

Missouri

SAM BORNO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled250

FRESNO

California

ROY DITCHEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

REDDING

California

CHARLIE ROUSE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled242

CARROLLTON

Georgia

OBINNAYA EMEROLE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled241

MACON

Georgia