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WARFARIN SODIUM

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

15.9M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 15 of 3362

$164M
Retail Cost

Rank: 161 of 3362

2,341,368
Patients

Rank: 36 of 3362

359,368
Prescribers

Rank: 37 of 3362

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it's worth it

54%

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it worked well

20%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 225,910 1,335,544 $15.6M
New York 150,009 1,085,891 $11.6M
Pennsylvania 135,104 1,012,113 $9.61M
Florida 152,261 897,346 $9.33M
Illinois 106,725 764,139 $7.89M
Ohio 114,965 732,009 $7.85M
Texas 115,963 686,896 $7.18M
Massachusetts 67,951 548,996 $5.97M
North Carolina 76,555 501,352 $4.89M
Michigan 90,726 470,758 $5.36M
Wisconsin 68,641 455,619 $5.35M
Missouri 56,900 422,449 $4.18M
Tennessee 62,579 414,412 $3.73M
Indiana 61,377 405,832 $4.18M
New Jersey 61,855 399,260 $4.28M
Georgia 58,852 387,996 $3.62M
Minnesota 57,777 338,928 $3.74M
Washington 57,965 333,515 $3.6M
Virginia 52,267 326,714 $3.51M
Kentucky 43,972 303,823 $2.85M
Iowa 36,902 275,578 $2.31M
Arizona 48,971 264,398 $2.9M
Connecticut 30,591 243,126 $2.48M
Colorado 40,813 238,382 $2.33M
Alabama 36,520 226,767 $2.13M
Oregon 39,526 222,514 $2.37M
South Carolina 33,931 200,249 $1.93M
Louisiana 29,722 199,557 $1.76M
Kansas 27,261 197,475 $1.79M
Maryland 32,759 180,505 $2.14M
Arkansas 24,657 179,640 $1.44M
Mississippi 24,250 164,732 $1.41M
Nebraska 19,995 161,827 $1.32M
Oklahoma 24,922 146,637 $1.57M
West Virginia 18,145 132,077 $1.19M
Rhode Island 11,198 104,258 $1.03M
Maine 14,303 97,527 $1.05M
Nevada 14,616 82,152 $837K
Utah 16,778 81,822 $825K
Idaho 13,222 77,756 $776K
New Mexico 14,022 71,782 $904K
South Dakota 9,266 71,545 $589K
New Hampshire 12,077 70,454 $858K
Montana 9,343 59,012 $548K
North Dakota 7,647 46,809 $436K
Hawaii 6,937 37,654 $493K
Vermont 6,010 37,339 $430K
Delaware 6,919 35,141 $498K
Wyoming 4,203 25,644 $243K
District of Columbia 3,231 14,621 $149K
Alaska 1,710 11,073 $104K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for WARFARIN SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DOUGLAS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHEROKEE

Kansas

JOSEPH BREAULT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ANU DIDDEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PEABODY

Massachusetts

RHONDA HASTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HYMAVATHY JASTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STOCKTON

California

SOFIA CHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Massachusetts

TOBY DAVIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MERIDIAN

Idaho

ALLAN CURRIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BANGOR

Maine

VINCENZO GRIPPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

FRANZ-JOSEF REISDORF M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

DIEDRA HUFFMAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

COLLETTSVILLE

North Carolina

LINDA MILES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MESCALERO

New Mexico

TANYA CHEW PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

STEDMAN

North Carolina

HUSAM TARAWNEH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CHARMAINE MOSHER-CARBIENER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

EUREKA

California

MIRIAM LEFKOWITZ MD, PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

CHESTER MESSICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PACE

Florida

ROBERT VOGT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

SHUI-CHU CHOU CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DOMINIC ARCURI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LA PLACE

Louisiana

GREGORY DOYLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

SCOTT LUKING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

DAVID NOPARSTAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

GERALD KOENIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan

JENNIFER MEZZENGA N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota