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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

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
DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled759

NORFOLK

Nebraska

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled663

JACKSON

Tennessee

ROGER EVANS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

WICHITA

Kansas

RAMA THUMATI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled507

POMONA

California

EGERTON VAN DEN BERG M.D.

Claims Filled505

ORLANDO

Florida

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

UNION

New Jersey

DAVID GORECKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled467

LA PORTE

Indiana

LAWRENCE HOOKMAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled444

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN HAWKINS M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled440

MACON

Georgia

CARLOS CIGARROA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled440

LAREDO

Texas

JOHN ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

MADRAS

Oregon

ZOE JONES M.D.

Claims Filled431

MACON

Georgia

RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled430

EAGLE PASS

Texas

THOMAS CHEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled429

FLUSHING

New York

VIRGINIA GONZALEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled424

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

ALI AMKIEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled423

COVINGTON

Louisiana

FARAZ MANAZIR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled415

MOLINE

Illinois

MOHAMMED AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled401

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

IJAZ VEHRA M.D, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled388

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled358

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled339

DUBLIN

Georgia

ADAM CEREL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled334

AYER

Massachusetts

CHRYSOLOGUE GAKUBA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled330

PIKESVILLE

Maryland

TANVEER QURESHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled324

DENTON

Texas

CHARLES BECK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled320

WICHITA

Kansas