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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
ALBERT MERCER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled252

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MARY ANN HENRY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled251

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SHAUN LAURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled251

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

MARINA OKS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES CLEMMONS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled247

CHIPLEY

Florida

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled244

WESTLAND

Michigan

BEN HWANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

ALLEGANY

New York

CHAD BROOME-WEBSTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled242

ORANGE CITY

Florida

JOHN ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

MADRAS

Oregon

PETER ANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

JOSEPH GATTUSO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled238

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

EUGENE LANGEVIN D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled235

JOPLIN

Missouri

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

THANAD SHAY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled235

PEORIA

Illinois

HARJIT SIDHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

ALEXANDER MORDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

WHITESTONE

New York

KENT RICHARDS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled225

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

MARYANNE NORIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled224

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MILTON NATHAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled223

MIAMISBURG

Ohio

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled222

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JOHN MCKNIGHT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled222

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

ROMAN ZABARSKY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL HIBBARD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled221

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

MICHAEL BUTLER

Specialist

Claims Filled220

BRUNSWICK

Georgia