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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
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled313

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

VIRGINIA GONZALEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled311

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

ALAN SMITH MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled306

KENMORE

New York

MARK DASHEVSKIY D.O

General Practice

Claims Filled303

BROOKLYN

New York

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled298

UNION

New Jersey

TOMASZ STYS M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled294

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

MONICA VANDIVORT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled285

HEREFORD

Arizona

TANVEER QURESHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled283

DENTON

Texas

ALEJANDRO PRESILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled279

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ARLENE RICHARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

ALI AMKIEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled274

COVINGTON

Louisiana

RAJENDRA DESAI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled272

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

ADAM CEREL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled272

AYER

Massachusetts

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled272

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CARLOS CIGARROA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

LAREDO

Texas

LOKESH CHANDRA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

CHICAGO

Illinois

BORIS LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

DAKSHESH-KUMA PARIKH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled265

VICTORIA

Texas

ALEXANDER KARPENOS MD

Claims Filled263

EDISON

New Jersey

JOSEPH CONTI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

LAUREL SPRINGS

New Jersey

VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

BROOKLYN

New York

RAJAN GULATI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

CUBA

New York

IJAZ VEHRA M.D, FACC

Specialist

Claims Filled256

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

GALAX

Virginia