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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
DAVID BAKER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled245

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

STEPHEN MANUS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled245

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MANOJ SHAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled244

GULFPORT

Mississippi

MARK STRONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled243

TUPELO

Mississippi

LINDA CALHOUN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled242

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

RAMAMURTHY GODISHALA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

AUBURN

New York

ADEL FRENN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled239

WHEELING

West Virginia

STEPHEN FRANKLIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled239

MIDDLETOWN

Connecticut

ASWARTHA POTHULA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled239

MOLINE

Illinois

WILLAM SKINNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled237

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SANDEEP PATEL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled237

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

JAMES MOSS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled237

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROBERT SINYARD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

ATHENS

Georgia

HOMAYOUN AMIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled236

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled235

ATHENS

Georgia

HENRY BELLACI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled235

PALM SPRINGS

California

JAMES GREENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JAMES HOBACK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

LLOYD KELLAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

NASSAWADOX

Virginia

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAYMOND GRAF M.D.

Claims Filled232

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

PHILLIP ROZEMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled232

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

JOHN UDELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

RALPH STEVENS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled231

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia