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NITROGLYCERIN

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

66.7K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 758 of 3362

$15.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 699 of 3362

41,706
Patients

Rank: 570 of 3362

27,033
Prescribers

Rank: 544 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 3,562 6,587 $1.66M
Florida 3,893 6,340 $1.53M
Texas 3,023 4,433 $1.01M
New York 2,208 4,284 $1.01M
Pennsylvania 2,631 4,030 $969K
Ohio 1,953 2,984 $741K
New Jersey 1,775 2,906 $696K
Tennessee 1,573 2,492 $563K
Michigan 1,435 2,367 $578K
Kentucky 1,354 2,230 $534K
North Carolina 1,391 2,109 $487K
Illinois 1,237 1,962 $458K
Alabama 1,299 1,944 $444K
South Carolina 1,235 1,922 $439K
Missouri 1,248 1,876 $396K
Georgia 1,201 1,799 $413K
Indiana 1,150 1,776 $440K
Louisiana 1,100 1,739 $406K
Oklahoma 801 1,210 $270K
Arizona 588 841 $192K
West Virginia 501 831 $215K
Virginia 560 777 $188K
Connecticut 508 759 $183K
Massachusetts 430 720 $175K
Mississippi 441 682 $157K
Wisconsin 445 665 $156K
Washington 425 637 $152K
Oregon 437 616 $161K
Nevada 372 579 $145K
Maryland 387 568 $142K
Arkansas 365 553 $119K
Minnesota 242 375 $81.3K
Maine 223 336 $79.4K
Hawaii 184 305 $76K
Colorado 220 299 $64.6K
Iowa 218 298 $61.1K
Kansas 209 291 $69.7K
Delaware 154 229 $63.7K
New Hampshire 97 136 $32.9K
Utah 102 129 $25.6K
New Mexico 96 129 $31K
Montana 76 127 $27K
Nebraska 86 116 $23K
Idaho 81 107 $26K
Rhode Island 74 102 $27.6K
Alaska 69 100 $22.8K
Vermont 38 71 $16K
District of Columbia 34 57 $13.6K
North Dakota 42 53 $11.9K
South Dakota 20 27 $5,405
Wyoming 17 22 $3,662
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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