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NITRO-DUR

Nitroglycerin is a nitrate. It dilates blood vessels all over the body. This makes it less work for the heart to pump, which relieves heart-related chest pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Nitroglycerin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

25.8K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 974 of 3238

$4.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1057 of 3238

6,413
Patients

Rank: 997 of 3238

6,147
Prescribers

Rank: 925 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Nitroglycerin »

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40%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Imdur Isordil

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 591 2,453 $399K
Pennsylvania 454 2,198 $343K
California 460 1,644 $323K
Florida 430 1,471 $222K
New Jersey 339 1,367 $251K
Illinois 261 1,105 $170K
Texas 324 1,051 $170K
Massachusetts 205 1,027 $153K
Ohio 261 1,024 $173K
Tennessee 247 1,012 $155K
Wisconsin 217 897 $147K
North Carolina 222 867 $131K
Michigan 228 734 $146K
Indiana 187 686 $116K
West Virginia 145 642 $109K
Virginia 145 619 $96.2K
Missouri 139 610 $90.1K
Maryland 154 550 $96.2K
Georgia 141 486 $77.3K
Kentucky 103 416 $62.5K
Washington 105 410 $64.5K
Louisiana 94 348 $48.8K
Oregon 87 295 $44.2K
Maine 72 294 $55.3K
South Dakota 45 284 $37.9K
Connecticut 63 281 $42.9K
South Carolina 60 269 $41.5K
Kansas 66 241 $34.4K
Iowa 42 238 $33.1K
Mississippi 57 235 $29.9K
Oklahoma 51 202 $33.4K
Alabama 48 193 $29.2K
Colorado 49 185 $40.1K
Arkansas 44 176 $26.7K
Minnesota 34 142 $21.7K
Arizona 60 134 $21.7K
Nebraska 30 129 $17.6K
New Mexico 31 123 $22.3K
Hawaii 25 115 $24K
Rhode Island 15 86 $10.5K
New Hampshire 16 78 $12.3K
Nevada 36 77 $11K
Delaware 21 76 $15.8K
North Dakota 15 67 $11K
Idaho 14 46 $8,616
District of Columbia 13 42 $6,173
Wyoming 34 $6,173
Utah 11 31 $4,998
Montana 28 $3,655
Vermont 15 $6,768
Alaska 13 $2,131
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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