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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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61%

of people say

it's worth it

54%

of people say

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
MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,754

NORWALK

Connecticut

DENNIS BESLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,699

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,697

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

NANCY SAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,667

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,665

DUBLIN

Georgia

JOHN GAIDRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,638

SAN DIEGO

California

BENJAMIN MIRIOVSKY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled2,615

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,585

LONG BEACH

California

JOSEPH ALESSANDRO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,560

DANIELSON

Connecticut

BLAIR HOLL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,461

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

RABI KUTOB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,452

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,441

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,437

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

APURVA DESAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,424

BEL AIR

Maryland

PATRICE YATES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,402

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

BHARAT PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,399

WHITTIER

California

DONALD DAVIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,385

ATLANTA

Georgia

ASHISH GANDHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,384

NORTH ANDOVER

Massachusetts

HELEN JOE PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled2,379

CARSON

California

KATHLEEN HALKA M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled2,336

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROGER SCHUTT D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,321

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts

NINA YEN PHARM.D.

Pharmacist, Pharmacist Clinician PhC/ Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Claims Filled2,262

LOS ANGELES

California

LAUREN TRAN PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled2,256

LONG BEACH

California

RACHAEL STUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,249

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

SHAHZAD KHURSHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,237

CRANSTON

Rhode Island