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NITROSTAT

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). This medicine is a nitrate. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.15M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 142 of 3238

$33.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 482 of 3238

1,353,360
Patients

Rank: 59 of 3238

240,609
Prescribers

Rank: 79 of 3238

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40%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Imdur Isordil

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 134,122 217,371 $4.76M
Florida 95,521 161,220 $2.37M
Texas 82,370 123,168 $1.9M
New York 65,948 114,631 $2.09M
Pennsylvania 65,786 101,504 $1.49M
Ohio 64,640 98,599 $1.36M
Michigan 58,625 90,694 $1.49M
North Carolina 53,602 84,222 $1.15M
Tennessee 41,301 66,089 $867K
Georgia 38,641 61,324 $868K
Indiana 41,035 60,485 $784K
Kentucky 33,855 55,614 $718K
Illinois 33,786 55,494 $828K
Missouri 33,190 52,628 $679K
Massachusetts 29,818 47,227 $853K
Virginia 29,608 46,055 $661K
Minnesota 32,011 45,790 $614K
Washington 27,392 42,459 $663K
Alabama 25,175 40,274 $521K
Wisconsin 27,708 39,742 $526K
Louisiana 23,064 38,030 $554K
South Carolina 21,892 35,560 $487K
New Jersey 22,030 34,067 $662K
Arizona 21,795 33,061 $472K
Oregon 21,354 32,031 $567K
Iowa 21,084 30,665 $378K
Arkansas 18,950 29,547 $388K
Oklahoma 17,645 27,609 $396K
West Virginia 16,005 26,169 $339K
Mississippi 15,671 25,982 $368K
Maryland 15,736 23,631 $404K
Kansas 14,226 20,821 $262K
Colorado 13,793 20,125 $319K
Maine 11,820 17,352 $252K
Connecticut 10,478 15,127 $258K
New Mexico 7,704 11,797 $158K
Nebraska 7,947 11,366 $141K
Nevada 6,973 10,853 $165K
New Hampshire 6,229 8,877 $134K
Idaho 5,252 7,839 $104K
Rhode Island 4,841 7,229 $120K
Utah 4,868 7,035 $95.7K
South Dakota 4,875 7,000 $87.8K
North Dakota 4,653 6,577 $86.2K
Hawaii 4,141 6,288 $113K
Delaware 4,239 5,867 $98.2K
Vermont 3,455 5,107 $70K
Montana 3,320 4,826 $64.8K
Alaska 1,235 2,169 $33.3K
District of Columbia 1,258 2,011 $34.9K
Wyoming 1,200 1,747 $23.5K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
REYNALDO GONZALEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled294

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

BRIAN COSPOLICH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

MARRERO

Louisiana

THOMPSON MANER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled293

PANAMA CITY

Florida

PAUL GILES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled290

VIDALIA

Georgia

JOHN MEHEGAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled289

IOWA CITY

Iowa

JEFFREY HARRIS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled288

LAPEER

Michigan

MELECIO ABORDO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled288

JACKSON

Kentucky

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled287

LOS ANGELES

California

RANDOLPH ROUGH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled287

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

OBINNAYA EMEROLE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled284

MACON

Georgia

SAM BORNO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled282

FRESNO

California

RICHARD STECKLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled276

WICHITA

Kansas

KALIDAS SAHETYA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled276

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

RAJINDER CHHOKAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled274

COLUMBUS

Georgia

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled273

LOS ANGELES

California

DINESH SHAW M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled272

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

OVAIS RAZA MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled270

BEDFORD

Indiana

CHARLES BECK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

WICHITA

Kansas

DENIS MANOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

SCHENECTADY

New York

SIMON BROOKS M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

DOTHAN

Alabama

JORGE PASTORIZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

MIAMI

Florida

FRANK BUNCH MD

Claims Filled266

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER CENTAFONT D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled266

DOTHAN

Alabama

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled266

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

THOMAS THORNTON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled265

DAYTON

Ohio