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NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

843K
Medicare Part D Claims
$26.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 73,357 $2.28M
New York 65,665 $2.06M
Pennsylvania 56,161 $1.59M
California 51,331 $1.96M
Texas 48,443 $1.49M
New Jersey 46,033 $1.46M
Illinois 44,097 $1.44M
Ohio 34,328 $1.11M
Georgia 32,340 $955K
Tennessee 30,564 $944K
North Carolina 30,469 $894K
Wisconsin 22,320 $704K
Indiana 21,539 $698K
Massachusetts 20,447 $614K
Kentucky 16,621 $441K
Virginia 15,831 $503K
Maryland 15,405 $546K
Michigan 15,070 $500K
West Virginia 14,823 $466K
Washington 14,627 $530K
Missouri 13,144 $390K
Alabama 12,780 $371K
South Carolina 12,554 $365K
Connecticut 11,882 $380K
Kansas 11,187 $334K
Louisiana 10,414 $313K
Mississippi 10,299 $290K
Oregon 9,960 $370K
Oklahoma 8,285 $259K
Maine 7,523 $266K
South Dakota 7,134 $218K
Minnesota 6,957 $238K
Iowa 6,449 $194K
Arizona 5,853 $211K
Colorado 5,010 $216K
Nebraska 4,864 $148K
Arkansas 4,486 $130K
Rhode Island 3,099 $86K
New Mexico 2,530 $78.5K
New Hampshire 2,448 $83.5K
North Dakota 2,362 $75.2K
District of Columbia 2,331 $73.9K
Vermont 1,919 $58.8K
Nevada 1,890 $62.5K
Hawaii 1,614 $64.1K
Idaho 1,431 $49K
Montana 1,361 $40.5K
Delaware 1,304 $51.9K
Wyoming 917 $29.7K
Alaska 821 $27.1K
Utah 784 $28.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SAMIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled250

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

SAMUEL DUNLANY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MARINA OKS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

BROOKLYN

New York

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

JOHN MCKNIGHT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled241

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

HOJAT KARIMIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled240

BARBERTON

Ohio

HARJIT SIDHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

ALEXANDER MORDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled239

WHITESTONE

New York

MONICA VANDIVORT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled239

TUCSON

Arizona

RAJENDRA DESAI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

PETER ANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

INNA ABRAMOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

BROOKLYN

New York

KENNETH BORTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled232

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JULIO LORA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled232

MIAMI

Florida

RAM PURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled231

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

MARK AZBEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

BROOKLYN

New York

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled229

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

WILLIAM SARNAT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled229

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

PARVEEN KHANNA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

OSSAMA LABIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

CHARLES NEWKIRK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled221

LONGVIEW

Texas

PHILIP BENYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

DRUMS

Pennsylvania

SURENDER WADHWA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled219

RICHLAND

Washington