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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
DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

ONEIDA

Tennessee

SAMIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled199

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

CHARLES BECK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled199

WICHITA

Kansas

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled199

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK AZBEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

BROOKLYN

New York

ANAIT GALFAIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

GLENDALE

California

MOHIT SHETH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled197

HENDERSON

Kentucky

JOSE MUNIN MD

Claims Filled196

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

LENEXA

Kansas

GALINA KLETSMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

BROOKLYN

New York

ZIA SHEIKH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

OLEAN

New York

STEVEN JOHNSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled196

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

BROOKLYN

New York

ZHANNA GALPERUN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled195

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

ANSTED

West Virginia

RAJENDRA SHROFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

CENTRALIA

Illinois

CHARLES NEWKIRK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled194

LONGVIEW

Texas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

WESTLAND

Michigan

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

BROOKLYN

New York

HOWARD TEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled192

VERO BEACH

Florida

RAM PURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

JAY SCHORR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled192

FORT PIERCE

Florida

LORENZO PELLY M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled192

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

RAYMOND REESE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled191

CUERO

Texas

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

TEXARKANA

Texas