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NORTRIPTYLINE HCL

Nortriptyline is used to treat depression. Nortriptyline is in a group of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. More info »

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
CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled556

ROSEMEAD

California

STANLEY WHISENANT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled491

ROWLETT

Texas

JUNE YIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled488

FLUSHING

New York

GUY RENVOIZE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled478

BRONX

New York

FATIH OZCELEBI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled439

MCALLEN

Texas

THEODORE LIAUTAUD D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled435

LAKE VIEW

Iowa

MICHAEL PRICE

Neurology

Claims Filled432

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

JAMES PERRIEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled432

MOBILE

Alabama

LEE ROY JOHNSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled420

QUINCY

Illinois

JUAN BAHAMON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled386

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

BRET WARNER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled373

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

KENNETH ADAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled365

FORT DODGE

Iowa

TAO NGUYEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled357

SAN JOSE

California

ROY HARRIS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled340

BUCYRUS

Ohio

JOEL COHEN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled340

BRONX

New York

WASHINGTON BRYAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled335

LOS ANGELES

California

WAYNE NAIMOLI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled320

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

MICHELLE DOMPENCIEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled318

NAPLES

Florida

IGOR KHELEMSKY MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled316

BROOKLYN

New York

CHARLES SWENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

MINOT

North Dakota

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled296

MCALLEN

Texas

LU PONCE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled292

PORTLAND

Tennessee

LAWRENCE DREXLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled285

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ROBERT VONRUEDEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

LITTLETON

Colorado

JIMMIE FELTON DPM

Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine

Claims Filled273

AMERICUS

Georgia