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NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

Prevents chest pain (angina). This medicine is a nitrate. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

816K
Medicare Part D Claims
$28.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 82,469 $2.63M
New York 69,905 $2.19M
Pennsylvania 62,993 $1.84M
Texas 52,533 $1.69M
Illinois 49,085 $1.59M
New Jersey 48,087 $1.5M
California 45,975 $1.38M
Ohio 38,358 $1.24M
Georgia 34,635 $1.05M
North Carolina 32,776 $1.01M
Tennessee 31,143 $1M
Wisconsin 22,332 $710K
Indiana 22,258 $732K
Massachusetts 21,214 $648K
Virginia 17,126 $547K
Maryland 16,196 $566K
Kentucky 16,094 $471K
Michigan 15,073 $525K
West Virginia 15,040 $470K
Missouri 14,523 $462K
South Carolina 13,453 $409K
Alabama 13,345 $410K
Washington 13,197 $444K
Connecticut 12,442 $392K
Kansas 11,645 $374K
Mississippi 10,995 $319K
Louisiana 10,328 $318K
Oregon 9,386 $306K
Oklahoma 9,024 $289K
Maine 8,621 $285K
Minnesota 8,019 $276K
Puerto Rico 7,397 $193K
South Dakota 7,315 $246K
Iowa 7,086 $227K
Arizona 6,208 $201K
Nebraska 5,136 $168K
Arkansas 4,711 $147K
Colorado 3,894 $131K
Rhode Island 3,480 $95.1K
New Mexico 2,775 $87.7K
North Dakota 2,648 $88.2K
New Hampshire 2,446 $79.6K
District of Columbia 2,373 $69.7K
Nevada 2,045 $64.6K
Vermont 1,983 $60.8K
Hawaii 1,563 $59.3K
Idaho 1,562 $57.1K
Montana 1,484 $48.3K
Delaware 1,428 $54.8K
Wyoming 980 $32.9K
Utah 814 $29.5K
Alaska 789 $26.1K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MATTHEW VIEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EDGERTON

Minnesota

PAUL MONACO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAMDEN

Connecticut

RICHARD BRECKWOLDT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIRAM

Georgia

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JENNIFER MURNYACK GARNER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

PAUL ANIKE DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LIMA

Ohio

GLENTON DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMA

Alabama

ARUN JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VICTORIA

Texas

JOAQUIN CIGARROA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAREDO

Texas

ROBERT SHAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILLOW SPRINGS

Missouri

NARAYANA SHENOY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

W SENECA

New York

CARLOS SCHWEITZER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DERBY

Connecticut

JOHN STEELE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

ROBERT SNITZER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

ST PETERS

Missouri

CYNTHIA EGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLINTONVILLE

Wisconsin

BRIAN CODER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROKEN ARROW

Oklahoma

HANY SOURIAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PARAMUS

New Jersey

ERNESTO CHIOCO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUMBOLDT

Tennessee

PHILIP VEATCH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

HASHEM MUBARAK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PANAMA CITY

Florida

EDGAR BASSIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOCKPORT

New York

DARRYL GUISTWITE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM BREEDLOVE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLAIRSVILLE

Georgia

VENKATLAXMAN REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania