Nitrates are used to treat angina and anal fissures. They work by widening blood vessels to allow for easier blood flow.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Nitrates

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
isosorbide mononitrate ER
11
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ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE is a vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.
Nitro-Dur
(nitroglycerin, minitran)
22
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.
Nitrolingual
(nitroglycerin)
22
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent or relieve chest pain caused by angina.
Isordil
(isosorbide dinitrate)
31
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ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.
Nitrostat
30
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to relieve chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to prevent chest pain before activities like climbing stairs, going outdoors in cold weather, or sexual activity.
Monoket
(isosorbide mononitrate)
12
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ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.
Nitro-Time
(nitroglycerin er)
24
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.
Nitro-Bid
38
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It should not be used for immediate relief during an angina attack.
Rectiv
520
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator that can decrease pressure within the anus. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain caused by a tear in the skin lining the anal canal.
Dilatrate SR
218
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ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.
Nitromist
435
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NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent or relieve chest pain caused by angina.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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