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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
JAMES SMITH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled192

BOISE

Idaho

SIMON BROOKS M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled191

DOTHAN

Alabama

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LUBOV KAPLUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

MELISSA WALTON-SHIRLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled188

GLASGOW

Kentucky

BRAD SIMPSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled188

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

CHARLES BECK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

WICHITA

Kansas

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

LUBBOCK

Texas

TOM YEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

ROSEMEAD

California

HOMAYOUN AMIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

LOS ANGELES

California

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

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled186

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

MOSEN ALAVI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled186

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BORIS NUNEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled186

LAKE WALES

Florida

RAMESH ARORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled186

VAN NUYS

California

STEVEN ALLYN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled185

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

FORT WORTH

Texas

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled183

SAN JOSE

California

NEWTON COUTINHO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled183

MISSOULA

Montana

RICHARD DINARDO DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

WINCHESTER

Kentucky

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

WICHITA

Kansas

STEPHEN BROWN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

PHILLIP ROZEMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled181

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled181

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY WILLIAMS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled180

SAN DIEGO

California