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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
GERALD PLOVSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

CHARLES GRIFFITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

JOO-SOCK YANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CAROL HOLDER CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled182

UNION SPRINGS

Alabama

DAN AXTHELM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled181

FORT WORTH

Texas

CHARLES BRAMLET MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled180

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DANNY WU MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled180

OAKLAND

California

MARK MEIJER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

DANVILLE

Virginia

JAMES MCDANIEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled179

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

BETTINA HARNER MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled179

MODESTO

California

ELISE LEE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled179

BELLFLOWER

California

GLENN HITTEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

CHARLES SIMONSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

MARRERO

Louisiana

GERALD LUCKEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

DAVID CITY

Nebraska

ZIAD RIFAI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled175

GENEVA

New York

REINALDO VERSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled174

COLUMBUS

Georgia

SUNG-UN PARK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled173

ANAHEIM

California

SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled173

ANNISTON

Alabama

ROBERTO ZAMUDIO-MILLAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

TUC

Arizona

EDISON WONG. M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled173

FITCHBURG

Massachusetts

REID HOLKESVIK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

THUY NGO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled172

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

DMITRIY GRINSHPUN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled171

BROOKLYN

New York

RALPH PAGANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled171

PEORIA

Arizona

SANA BLOCH MD

Neurology Physical Therapist

Claims Filled171

BRONX

New York