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NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

NITROGLYCERIN

Prevents chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

688K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 290 of 3362

$22.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 617 of 3362

134,550
Patients

Rank: 365 of 3362

67,571
Prescribers

Rank: 340 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

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

897K

2011

850K

2012

791K

2013

688K

2014

599K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$28.3M

2011

$26.9M

2012

$25.6M

2013

$22.4M

2014

$18.9M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$47

2011

$47

2012

$45

2013

$52

2014

$53

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 12,609 58,704 $1.86M
New York 11,144 54,912 $1.81M
Pennsylvania 7,125 42,128 $1.32M
California 9,248 41,866 $1.59M
Texas 8,547 40,634 $1.24M
New Jersey 7,114 36,057 $1.23M
Illinois 6,436 34,485 $1.1M
Ohio 5,168 26,991 $962K
Tennessee 5,428 26,683 $844K
Georgia 4,932 25,225 $745K
North Carolina 4,646 24,982 $736K
Wisconsin 3,658 19,090 $636K
Indiana 3,542 17,552 $594K
Massachusetts 2,979 16,793 $507K
Michigan 2,906 13,237 $462K
Maryland 2,783 13,039 $481K
Virginia 2,452 12,205 $402K
West Virginia 2,271 12,195 $396K
Kentucky 2,190 12,166 $368K
Washington 2,576 11,904 $427K
Missouri 2,140 11,514 $349K
Alabama 2,391 11,254 $329K
South Carolina 2,214 10,563 $306K
Kansas 1,714 10,021 $309K
Connecticut 1,664 9,228 $296K
Louisiana 1,828 8,722 $264K
Oregon 1,830 8,393 $315K
Mississippi 1,616 8,192 $222K
South Dakota 1,041 6,101 $180K
Maine 1,051 5,756 $182K
Oklahoma 1,230 5,732 $181K
Iowa 829 4,831 $148K
Arizona 1,219 4,796 $162K
Nebraska 733 4,587 $142K
Minnesota 915 4,563 $162K
Colorado 813 3,699 $166K
Arkansas 693 3,586 $104K
Rhode Island 378 2,343 $70.6K
Nevada 476 1,924 $64.6K
New Mexico 467 1,911 $68.5K
New Hampshire 344 1,726 $57.4K
North Dakota 270 1,662 $52.5K
District of Columbia 293 1,530 $48.6K
Hawaii 330 1,361 $55.8K
Vermont 245 1,330 $41K
Idaho 260 1,256 $42K
Montana 217 1,127 $35.9K
Delaware 289 1,058 $49.7K
Utah 148 625 $22.6K
Alaska 109 605 $18.7K
Wyoming 94 537 $17.1K
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 NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANTHONY ARN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

GASTONIA

North Carolina

REZA AZAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

MATEEN AKHTAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOPE

Arkansas

VINOD KATARIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST CHESTER

Pennsylvania

WEILEE YEH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HEMET

California

JOSEPH DOWNS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VALLEY

Alabama

JOSE ESCALANTE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

CARL STRAUCH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GALESBURG

Illinois

JAMES SHERIDAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PIGGOTT

Arkansas

LALJI CHUDASAMA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CLARK

New Jersey

JOHN FERRELL M.D.,F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GARDEN CITY

Kansas

JYOTINDRA SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JASPER

Alabama

LACYONI MORAES-FINGLASS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ABINGDON

Virginia

FRANCISCO PALACIOS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAWN

Virginia

DEAN YOUNGBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

ARULASANAM KALANITHI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

KINGMAN

Arizona

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

SHREEDHAR NAGNUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEXTER

Missouri

SYLVIA RUSHING M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

DOTHAN

Alabama

JEFFREY SCHARSTEIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DARLINGTON

South Carolina

MAILVAGANAM SRIDHARAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOWAGIAC

Michigan