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NORTRIPTYLINE HCL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

714K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 166,358 $2.4M
New York 62,255 $668K
Pennsylvania 52,449 $548K
Florida 51,524 $517K
Texas 44,144 $437K
Washington 36,784 $428K
Ohio 36,308 $441K
Massachusetts 32,043 $307K
North Carolina 31,969 $339K
Georgia 31,621 $315K
Illinois 30,495 $305K
Missouri 29,388 $299K
Michigan 26,237 $278K
Tennessee 25,530 $251K
Wisconsin 24,950 $274K
Minnesota 24,047 $290K
Virginia 22,870 $257K
Iowa 22,682 $217K
Arizona 22,241 $247K
Oregon 22,022 $265K
Colorado 20,868 $264K
Alabama 18,896 $174K
Indiana 18,238 $212K
New Jersey 17,182 $171K
Kentucky 15,019 $161K
Maryland 14,130 $171K
South Carolina 12,534 $122K
Puerto Rico 12,433 $91K
Arkansas 10,630 $97.9K
Louisiana 10,254 $94.2K
Mississippi 10,032 $89.2K
Connecticut 9,586 $99.4K
Oklahoma 8,082 $90.9K
Kansas 7,482 $78.9K
Maine 6,904 $75.1K
New Mexico 6,706 $69.5K
West Virginia 6,535 $60.1K
Nebraska 6,112 $59.2K
Rhode Island 5,821 $51.3K
Idaho 5,722 $67.6K
New Hampshire 5,120 $58.4K
Montana 4,340 $48.2K
Hawaii 4,248 $56K
Nevada 4,228 $47K
Utah 4,219 $44.5K
South Dakota 3,829 $38.4K
Vermont 2,966 $30.3K
North Dakota 2,831 $30.4K
Delaware 2,187 $26.6K
Wyoming 1,367 $14.9K
Alaska 831 $11.2K
District of Columbia 797 $9,011
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 NORTRIPTYLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BJORN KRANE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

KATHERINE SLOSS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAT CAVE

North Carolina

CHRISTINE CHOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

MARY DE SENA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

KARLA BIRKHOLZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

Arizona

CECIL HOLBERT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILIPPI

West Virginia

MARITES MCMURTREY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

SCOTT HITCHCOCK D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

AJMAL SULTAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

TITUSVILLE

Florida

JUHI KUMAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FREMONT

California

JON PAYNE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTON

Massachusetts

STEVE STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TACOMA

Washington

ANGELO BELLI-MOJICA M.D., M.P.H.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NIPOMO

California

LIANG LU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LATCHAIAH CHIRUMAMILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Indiana

JOHN RACHOW MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

IOWA CITY

Iowa

CHRISTOPHER O'CARROLL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

NEWPORT BEACH

California

MILTON CONLEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PALM SPRINGS

California

NGUYET VUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARBOR CITY

California

GERALD FROMSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

BRIGITTE LOVELL DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled50

OJAI

California

MICHAEL QUESTELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MC MINNVILLE

Tennessee

TERRY MCDANNOLD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

DEVI PONDICHERRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California