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NITROLINGUAL

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  *

*This description is for related drug Nitroglycerin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

12.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1209 of 3362

$3.93M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1064 of 3362

7,033
Patients

Rank: 1018 of 3362

5,931
Prescribers

Rank: 983 of 3362

More info on 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
California 752 1,811 $600K
New York 548 1,500 $479K
Texas 578 783 $253K
Florida 399 685 $216K
Pennsylvania 364 606 $199K
New Jersey 312 604 $192K
Missouri 293 513 $156K
Tennessee 303 438 $141K
Ohio 252 419 $146K
Kentucky 253 417 $122K
Louisiana 248 369 $117K
North Carolina 231 339 $106K
Georgia 187 312 $92.7K
Michigan 163 265 $87.6K
Mississippi 164 265 $81.6K
Alabama 177 257 $77.8K
South Carolina 187 247 $79.6K
Illinois 151 216 $81.8K
Oklahoma 163 197 $60.6K
Arkansas 119 180 $52.1K
West Virginia 99 163 $53.4K
Indiana 117 157 $49K
Virginia 89 139 $44.2K
Washington 75 134 $40.6K
Wisconsin 84 115 $38.5K
Oregon 84 115 $39.3K
Arizona 72 97 $30K
Massachusetts 51 88 $31K
Minnesota 49 70 $21.6K
Maryland 45 70 $22.9K
Connecticut 55 68 $23.5K
Colorado 46 66 $26.3K
Iowa 41 53 $15.9K
Nevada 28 52 $15.4K
Maine 31 51 $16.7K
Kansas 35 44 $15K
Hawaii 23 31 $11.4K
Utah 22 26 $7,819
Idaho 13 25 $10.6K
Delaware 24 $7,634
Nebraska 14 19 $5,622
New Mexico 12 18 $4,663
Alaska 13 17 $5,146
South Dakota 15 $4,938
North Dakota 14 $3,893
New Hampshire 12 $5,801
Montana 11 $3,491
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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