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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
HOLLIE CRUTCHFIELD CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled265

DOTHAN

Alabama

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

DENVER

Colorado

BRIAN MUNLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled263

GLENDALE

California

JEFFREY SCHOONDYKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

SAMI ELCHAHAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

TAMPA

Florida

KIMBER FISHER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled259

BURNHAM

Pennsylvania

RAFAEL JIMENEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CARLOS CIGARROA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

LAREDO

Texas

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ FIERRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled259

MARRERO

Louisiana

VAN NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled258

SAFETY HARBOR

Florida

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled257

MIAMI

Florida

MELISSA WALTON-SHIRLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled254

GLASGOW

Kentucky

VICTOR LYAPIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

COLUSA

California

MARK FINCH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled253

MOORESTOWN

New Jersey

GEORGE STATON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled252

VALDOSTA

Georgia

ROMESH JAPRA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

FREMONT

California

ALAN BRAVERMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GEORGE MYERS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

ROME

Georgia

CHARLIE ROUSE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled250

CARROLLTON

Georgia

SARABJIT SINGH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled249

BAKERSFIELD

California

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled249

LANCASTER

California

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KEVIN CLAYTON D.O

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled246

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

REUBEN STONE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled246

JACKSON

Mississippi