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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
MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled272

FOREST HILLS

New York

EDUARDO GALLEGOS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled270

APPLE VALLEY

California

JOHN SCOTT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

QUINCY

Illinois

AMY FAGA ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled256

FORT DODGE

Iowa

MICHAEL TEIXIDO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled249

WILMINGTON

Delaware

ALFREDO PUJOL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled248

HIALEAH

Florida

LISA TRICKEY PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled247

WATERTOWN

New York

CAROL KOOISTRA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled245

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled237

JACKSON

Mississippi

ANTONIO MORA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS BOTERO M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled233

PLANT CITY

Florida

RHAZI KHODADAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

CINCINNATI

Ohio

INDERMOHAN LUTHRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled228

INDIO

California

TAHIR NAEEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

OKEECHOBEE

Florida

C MCCRACKEN PHARMD PHC BCPS

Specialist

Claims Filled225

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled218

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ADAHLI ESTRADA MASSEY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled218

AUBURN

Alabama

ANTHONY PICCHIELLO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled218

PORT ORANGE

Florida

RICHARD COLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

STUART

Virginia

JOHN STOUKIDES MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled215

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

FRANCIS LAGATTUTA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled215

SANTA MARIA

California

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled214

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

LUIS GAITAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled214

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

PAWANKUMAR JAIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled211

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

VIVEK MEHTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled211

FREEPORT

Illinois