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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.27M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 205 of 3238

$17.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 651 of 3238

293,953
Patients

Rank: 225 of 3238

126,688
Prescribers

Rank: 193 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 63,123 200,339 $3.25M
New York 16,913 77,776 $1.02M
Pennsylvania 12,404 63,281 $778K
Florida 14,790 62,059 $789K
Texas 14,378 59,097 $734K
Washington 10,628 44,292 $624K
Ohio 9,423 43,017 $593K
North Carolina 8,491 40,073 $512K
Michigan 9,414 38,503 $552K
Massachusetts 7,894 38,071 $482K
Georgia 8,260 37,362 $442K
Missouri 7,860 36,813 $462K
Illinois 7,397 34,555 $441K
Tennessee 6,949 32,269 $404K
Wisconsin 6,124 29,874 $410K
Minnesota 6,270 27,700 $429K
Virginia 6,008 26,015 $365K
Colorado 6,707 25,827 $370K
Alabama 5,364 25,781 $303K
Oregon 6,121 25,750 $364K
Arizona 6,311 25,419 $342K
Iowa 4,214 23,782 $281K
Indiana 4,915 21,939 $313K
New Jersey 4,793 20,973 $274K
Kentucky 3,846 18,075 $245K
Maryland 4,106 17,051 $237K
South Carolina 3,124 13,942 $181K
Louisiana 2,611 12,754 $153K
Arkansas 2,513 12,604 $147K
Connecticut 2,478 11,781 $166K
Mississippi 2,023 10,223 $116K
Kansas 1,875 8,755 $114K
Oklahoma 1,843 8,536 $112K
Maine 1,709 7,667 $112K
Nebraska 1,395 7,411 $87.3K
Nevada 2,006 7,253 $87K
New Mexico 1,783 7,213 $89.1K
West Virginia 1,467 7,180 $83.6K
Rhode Island 1,070 6,035 $75.5K
New Hampshire 1,264 5,911 $81K
Idaho 1,320 5,866 $74.1K
Utah 1,254 5,090 $69K
Hawaii 1,307 4,791 $61.1K
Montana 951 4,610 $60K
South Dakota 856 4,583 $54.7K
Delaware 1,071 3,808 $59.5K
North Dakota 627 3,236 $42.6K
Vermont 571 2,823 $36.9K
District of Columbia 351 1,262 $16.6K
Wyoming 276 1,228 $15.2K
Alaska 215 1,055 $13.1K
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 NORTRIPTYLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JIMMIE FELTON DPM

Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine

Claims Filled310

AMERICUS

Georgia

LOU PONCE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled310

PORTLAND

Tennessee

BALDEV RAI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled307

RIVERSIDE

California

STANLEY WHISENANT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled306

ROWLETT

Texas

SCOTT SANDERS MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled306

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled297

MCALLEN

Texas

LARRY FELTS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled297

JONESBORO

Arkansas

MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled296

FOREST HILLS

New York

LUIS GAITAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled292

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

LORI GUYTON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled289

HERRIN

Illinois

LEE ROY JOHNSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled289

QUINCY

Illinois

CAROL KOOISTRA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled286

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled286

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

THOMAS HUPFER DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled284

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

MICHAEL SANSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

YPSILANTI

Michigan

SYED JAFRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled278

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

JAMES MCDANIEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled278

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

MARIA DELA ROSA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled277

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RONALD TILLEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled275

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled273

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled272

JACKSON

Mississippi

MARK LANDIS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled268

DOVER

Delaware

FRANCIS WALSH

Neurology

Claims Filled266

DANVILLE

Virginia

REINALDO VERSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled266

COLUMBUS

Georgia

ELLEN GAUGHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled266

PLATTSBURGH

New York