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WARFARIN SODIUM

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. It is prescribed for people with certain types of irregular heartbeat, people with prosthetic (replacement or mechanical) heart valves, and people who have suffered a heart attack. Warfarin is also used to treat or prevent venous thrombosis (swelling and blood clot in a vein) and pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lung). Warfarin is in a class of medications called anticoagulants ('blood thinners'). It works by decreasing the clotting ability of the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

16.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 13 of 3238

$185M
Retail Cost

Rank: 128 of 3238

2,418,944
Patients

Rank: 31 of 3238

362,998
Prescribers

Rank: 31 of 3238

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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 234,536 1,420,650 $17.2M
New York 155,885 1,122,987 $13.8M
Pennsylvania 141,695 1,049,260 $11.6M
Florida 158,671 964,842 $11.1M
Ohio 120,158 766,029 $8.64M
Texas 125,350 751,247 $8.29M
Illinois 102,760 736,122 $8.25M
Massachusetts 66,581 541,121 $6.06M
North Carolina 80,884 534,055 $5.6M
Michigan 94,311 492,975 $6.35M
Wisconsin 68,175 470,107 $5.92M
Tennessee 65,649 444,336 $4.48M
Missouri 58,154 436,764 $4.79M
Indiana 63,637 419,518 $4.82M
New Jersey 65,539 419,333 $5.01M
Georgia 61,651 395,836 $4.21M
Virginia 53,848 344,662 $4.03M
Washington 57,596 340,293 $3.82M
Minnesota 56,740 339,443 $3.65M
Kentucky 46,452 324,782 $3.44M
Iowa 37,719 286,997 $2.51M
Arizona 50,563 274,010 $3.18M
Alabama 40,533 258,121 $2.54M
Connecticut 31,792 240,753 $2.78M
Oregon 39,359 234,544 $2.45M
Colorado 38,162 232,967 $2.37M
Louisiana 33,068 228,523 $2.23M
Kansas 28,195 208,766 $2.09M
South Carolina 33,136 198,181 $2.19M
Arkansas 26,268 187,447 $1.73M
Maryland 31,673 179,953 $2.33M
Mississippi 25,574 175,722 $1.63M
Nebraska 21,113 173,566 $1.52M
Oklahoma 26,994 162,656 $1.82M
West Virginia 19,149 141,709 $1.42M
Rhode Island 11,852 109,587 $1.15M
Maine 14,390 96,086 $1.23M
Nevada 15,779 90,255 $943K
Utah 17,759 88,043 $945K
Idaho 13,265 77,610 $802K
South Dakota 9,926 76,815 $685K
New Mexico 13,776 71,790 $973K
New Hampshire 11,417 65,254 $910K
Montana 9,394 62,337 $594K
North Dakota 7,902 49,510 $474K
Hawaii 7,068 40,722 $479K
Vermont 5,705 36,846 $457K
Delaware 7,389 35,430 $567K
Wyoming 4,187 25,806 $255K
District of Columbia 3,182 14,720 $172K
Alaska 1,751 10,483 $110K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
JACK VANGROW M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,839

ORANGE

California

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,746

WOODLAWN

Virginia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,728

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,679

HARTFORD

Connecticut

IRVING RESTITUYO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,608

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,529

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,467

LORAIN

Ohio

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,457

NORWALK

Connecticut

ROGER SCHUTT D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,445

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,442

CULLMAN

Alabama

KAREN HOYT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,433

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ANTHONY ANTONUCCI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,430

HUNTINGTON

New York

GOPI DESAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,416

BURLINGAME

California

NANCY SAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,388

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,379

TEXARKANA

Texas

JOHN GAIDRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,365

SAN DIEGO

California

APURVA DESAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,355

BEL AIR

Maryland

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,312

MAUMEE

Ohio

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,256

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,253

DUBLIN

Georgia

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,241

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KEITH LEYDEN

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled2,238

REDMOND

Washington

MURALI RAMADURAI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,231

NEWTON

Massachusetts

JOHN GAMBINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,212

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

LAUREN TRAN PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled2,202

LONG BEACH

California