Isosorbide Dinitrate

Generic name

Isosorbide Dinitrate

Covered by Medicare


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  • Zydus Pharmaceu
  • West-Ward/Hikma
  • Sandoz
  • Par Pharm.
  • Oceanside Pharm
  • Northstar Rx Ll
  • Major Pharmaceu
  • Gsms, Inc.
  • Bluepoint Labor
  • Avkare
  • AHP

What is Isosorbide Dinitrate

Isosorbide dinitrate is used to prevent chest pain (angina) in patients with a certain heart condition (coronary artery disease). This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates. It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the heart. This medication will not relieve chest pain once it occurs. It is also not intended to be taken just before physical activities (such as exercise, sexual activity) to prevent chest pain. Other medications may be needed in these situations. Consult your doctor for more details. NOTE: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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Common Questions About Isosorbide Dinitrate

Yes, Isosorbide Dinitrate is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Isosorbide Dinitrate was $0.77.

The average dose of Isosorbide Dinitrate received per year is 61,648,605 units

130,374 Medicare beneficiaries received Isosorbide Dinitrate in 2021, which was a 0% from 2020

There were 532,795 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.05% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $84.81

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Isosorbide Dinitrate was $346.57

The most expensive manufacturer of Isosorbide Dinitrate is Oceanside Pharm

Gsms, Inc. is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.43

Par Pharm. received $13,129,178.18

The total amount spent on Isosorbide Dinitrate by Medicare is $45,183,992.75

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