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NITROSTAT

NITROGLYCERIN

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.13M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 145 of 3362

$37.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 466 of 3362

1,344,554
Patients

Rank: 61 of 3362

241,691
Prescribers

Rank: 83 of 3362

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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
California 130,113 213,733 $5.21M
Florida 96,044 158,833 $2.68M
Texas 81,529 121,076 $2.14M
New York 64,324 112,871 $2.38M
Pennsylvania 64,268 99,103 $1.67M
Ohio 64,550 97,892 $1.54M
Michigan 58,102 89,721 $1.67M
North Carolina 53,848 84,768 $1.32M
Tennessee 41,602 66,125 $1000K
Georgia 39,407 62,265 $1.01M
Indiana 40,496 59,345 $893K
Illinois 35,104 56,601 $971K
Kentucky 33,111 54,398 $798K
Missouri 33,801 53,391 $796K
Virginia 30,315 46,397 $760K
Massachusetts 28,872 45,374 $927K
Minnesota 31,690 45,077 $690K
Washington 27,367 41,939 $761K
Wisconsin 27,540 39,242 $605K
Alabama 24,894 38,732 $577K
South Carolina 24,185 38,509 $605K
Louisiana 22,828 37,452 $616K
New Jersey 21,556 33,249 $746K
Arizona 21,809 32,759 $542K
Oregon 21,213 31,822 $658K
Arkansas 19,198 29,622 $442K
Iowa 20,356 29,325 $417K
Oklahoma 17,576 27,439 $451K
West Virginia 15,978 25,415 $376K
Maryland 16,657 24,875 $489K
Mississippi 15,097 24,798 $403K
Colorado 14,319 20,320 $362K
Kansas 13,566 19,776 $288K
Maine 11,621 16,707 $276K
Connecticut 10,176 15,015 $292K
New Mexico 7,202 11,034 $167K
Nebraska 7,741 10,956 $157K
Nevada 6,855 10,537 $186K
New Hampshire 6,467 8,990 $153K
Idaho 5,217 7,746 $117K
Utah 4,973 7,089 $113K
Rhode Island 4,654 6,883 $128K
South Dakota 4,732 6,792 $96.7K
North Dakota 4,548 6,229 $94.1K
Hawaii 4,006 6,087 $121K
Delaware 4,084 5,665 $112K
Vermont 3,445 5,132 $81.7K
Montana 3,398 4,979 $77.6K
District of Columbia 1,358 2,154 $44.9K
Alaska 1,305 2,064 $37.1K
Wyoming 1,226 1,792 $29.2K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 NITROSTAT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ISMAIL ATCHA MD FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

HANOVER PARK

LAURIE SMITH CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled100

ALTOONA

FRANCISCO GUZMAN LUGO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled523

SABANA GRANDE

ROY FLOOD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

ST THOMAS

Virgin Islands

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOSE MONTES-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

MANATI

Puerto Rico

GUILLERMO CRUZ PALOMO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO GARCIA-CORTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled142

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CASTRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE CALDERA NIEVES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

JOSE GARCIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

PRISCILA HERNANDEZ-VELEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL DEL CAMPO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled59

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE AYALA-COLON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

JOSE COLON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

WISTREMUNDO DONES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled98

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

DIANOLIS TRINIDAD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled90

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RENE PEREZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JESUS SANTOS ELOSEGUI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled116

GURABO

Puerto Rico

ERIC AVILES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled149

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled96

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS CARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled97

PONCE

Puerto Rico