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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
NARSIMHA GOTTAM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

DETROIT

Michigan

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

LOS ANGELES

California

OBINNAYA EMEROLE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled270

MACON

Georgia

IRINA JOUKOVA M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN MANUS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MARK FINCH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

MOORESTOWN

New Jersey

CHRISTOPHER CENTAFONT D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

DOTHAN

Alabama

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

NEW YORK

New York

TIFFANY LEISTER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled266

OXFORD

Mississippi

JAMES HAGERMAN PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled265

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MELECIO ABORDO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

JACKSON

Kentucky

JOSE GARCIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

FRANK BUNCH MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled263

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

JAMES HOBACK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled261

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ASWARTHA POTHULA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled260

MOLINE

Illinois

PAUL GILES M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled257

VIDALIA

Georgia

RAJINDER CHHOKAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled257

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MELISSA WALTON-SHIRLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled257

GALLATIN

Tennessee

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled255

LUBBOCK

Texas

DENIS MANOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled255

SCHENECTADY

New York

MICHAEL DEHNING MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled254

OMAHA

Nebraska

JESSICA BIRCHEM DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RAHUL GARG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

ROME

Georgia

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled250

LOS ANGELES

California

VAN NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled248

SAFETY HARBOR

Florida