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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
DUKE PHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled171

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

LUIS LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

PHOENIX

Arizona

BALDEV RAI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled170

RIVERSIDE

California

DAVID KROESSLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled170

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

GRETCHEN OROSZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled168

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MICHAEL DEW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled168

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BENJAMIN LAMPERT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled167

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MARTIN ALTMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled167

SAINT CHARLES

Missouri

DAMIEN MCKNIGHT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

CHICAGO

Illinois

LORI GUYTON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled166

HERRIN

Illinois

SCOTT SANDERS MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled164

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

HENRY HOOKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled163

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

PATRICK CAPONE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled163

WINCHESTER

Virginia

STEVEN LOBEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled162

CANTON

Georgia

RONALD TILLEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled161

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

NAEL TARAKJI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled160

FLINT

Michigan

WASEEM IBRAHIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled160

RIVERSIDE

California

SUBIR PRASAD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled160

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HUGO VILLARREAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled160

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

TULSIBHAI PIPALIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

TAMPA

Florida

LOUIS PICCOLI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled159

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KEHINDE MOROHUNFOLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JAMES ELMORE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled157

ATHENS

Georgia

AARON KOONCE DO

Neurology

Claims Filled156

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

KATHERINE CHIN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled155

HARBOR CITY

California