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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
JOHN LIEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled250

SAN JOSE

California

SAMIR DABBOUS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

DEARBORN

Michigan

ANGIE ROSADO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

PONCE

Puerto Rico

GEORGE LINSENMEYER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled244

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MELISSA WALTON-SHIRLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled241

GLASGOW

Kentucky

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

DENVER

Colorado

PHILIP WENDSCHUH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled241

LORAIN

Ohio

SUDHENDU CHOUBEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

ROANOKE

Virginia

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled240

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ROBERT SWEET M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

BEAUMONT

Texas

WILLAM SKINNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled240

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

SHAZIB KHAWAJA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

CARROLLTON

Georgia

ANIS CHALHOUB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CHARLES BECK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled231

WICHITA

Kansas

MOHIT SHETH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled231

HENDERSON

Kentucky

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JAMES MILLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled230

ATHENS

Georgia

OSCAR ZAMBRANO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled228

BELL

California

GEORGE MYERS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

ROME

Georgia

JAMES SMITH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

BOISE

Idaho

HOMAYOUN AMIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

MELECIO ABORDO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled224

JACKSON

Kentucky

PAUL GULOTTA M.D., A.P.M.C.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled224

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana