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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
MARGARITA ONTIVEROS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled213

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CARMEN SPINNEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

LOCK HAVEN

Pennsylvania

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled212

WICHITA

Kansas

SUSAN MOORE-RIESBECK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

MOHAMMED HASEEB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled211

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER HAVELDA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled211

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

NAYAN DAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled211

LEROY

New York

WILLIAM SARNAT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled209

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

MIAMI

Florida

TANVIR BAJWA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled208

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

INNA ABRAMOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

BROOKLYN

New York

GOW-NAN LING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

ALHAMBRA

California

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled206

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio

MARC GOLDSTEIN D.O.C.M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled204

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled204

MIAMI

Florida

FARAZ MANAZIR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled204

MOLINE

Illinois

MURLIDHAR AMIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled202

NEDERLAND

Texas

RICHARD STECKLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled202

WICHITA

Kansas

ABDULMALEK SABBAGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled202

WESTON

West Virginia

JOHN HABER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

TRESCKOW

Pennsylvania

HECTOR JIMENEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled201

MIAMI

Florida

TERRY GERBER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled201

MARSHALL

Texas

HOJAT KARIMIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled201

BARBERTON

Ohio

PATRICK MOLONY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

PENNINGTON GAP

Virginia

SUNIL GUPTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

CUMBERLAND

Maryland