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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
THOMAS HUPFER DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled210

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

DOANH NGUYEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled210

WESTMINSTER

California

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled209

MODESTO

California

ANDRE HAGEVIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled209

SUN CITY

Arizona

SYED JAFRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled209

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

STEPHEN FINN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled207

ROME

Georgia

CARL BILLIAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled202

ROME

Georgia

DONOVAN HOLDER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled201

CLIFTON SPRINGS

New York

JORGE MERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

NOGALES

Arizona

STEVEN FORREST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

MENA

Arkansas

ELLEN GAUGHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled198

PLATTSBURGH

New York

CHRISTOPHER ANDREW MD

Neurology

Claims Filled197

JOPLIN

Missouri

ATTA REHMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled195

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

MICHAEL PEZZONE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled194

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

TANVEER ASLAM M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled193

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JEFFREY HORSTMYER M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled189

MIAMI

Florida

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

JAVED IQBAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled186

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

LARRY FELTS M.D.

Professional Counselor

Claims Filled186

JONESBORO

Arkansas

TOAN VU M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled186

SAN MARCOS

Texas

MANISH MATHUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

STAUNTON

Illinois

PAUL BLACHMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled185

SOUTH WEYMOUTH

Massachusetts

PAUL NELSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled185

OMAHA

Nebraska

ASAF ALEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

ATLANTA

Georgia

LOUIS HAUBER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania