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COUMADIN

Helps to prevent new blood clots from forming, and helps to keep existing blood clots from getting worse. This medicine is a blood thinner (anticoagulant). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

645K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 296 of 3238

$47.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 380 of 3238

105,093
Patients

Rank: 384 of 3238

61,991
Prescribers

Rank: 342 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
New York 12,629 79,397 $6.25M
North Carolina 5,410 41,234 $2.45M
Florida 7,733 39,316 $3.28M
Texas 6,675 35,248 $2.66M
Pennsylvania 5,086 32,312 $2.46M
California 5,165 29,888 $2.44M
New Jersey 5,500 26,657 $2.65M
Illinois 3,678 22,883 $1.75M
Georgia 3,526 21,362 $1.47M
Ohio 3,779 19,974 $1.65M
Tennessee 3,065 19,841 $1.36M
Indiana 3,465 19,217 $1.58M
Missouri 2,626 18,788 $1.26M
Louisiana 2,186 14,059 $983K
Alabama 2,021 11,903 $854K
South Carolina 1,770 10,276 $695K
Arizona 1,834 10,170 $713K
Washington 1,935 10,004 $686K
Virginia 1,717 9,710 $750K
Michigan 1,912 8,962 $865K
Mississippi 1,361 8,505 $520K
Massachusetts 1,388 7,697 $628K
Kentucky 1,160 7,451 $514K
Connecticut 1,552 7,396 $729K
Iowa 1,045 7,350 $522K
Kansas 1,082 7,235 $513K
Oklahoma 1,036 7,002 $401K
Wisconsin 980 6,191 $484K
Maryland 1,133 6,064 $546K
Arkansas 890 5,966 $399K
West Virginia 854 5,185 $404K
Colorado 913 5,053 $398K
Oregon 850 4,228 $389K
Nebraska 587 3,921 $264K
Minnesota 749 3,920 $323K
Utah 823 3,551 $311K
Nevada 501 2,696 $222K
Delaware 609 2,607 $279K
Montana 379 2,458 $141K
Idaho 414 2,347 $158K
New Mexico 430 2,214 $133K
South Dakota 226 1,630 $88.9K
Rhode Island 257 1,574 $124K
Hawaii 250 1,519 $139K
Maine 313 1,438 $141K
Alaska 157 1,380 $60.3K
New Hampshire 296 1,355 $141K
North Dakota 164 970 $53.7K
Wyoming 132 837 $50.6K
District of Columbia 122 620 $51.1K
Vermont 128 549 $52.8K
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 COUMADIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled220

BROOKLYN

New York

ROMAN FRANKLIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled220

CLARKSTON

Michigan

CHIRAPA SINTHUSEK PA

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled219

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

PAUL KAMITSUKA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled219

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

TIFFANY REED D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled217

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ALVARO BUENANO M.D.

Claims Filled217

SEAFORD

Delaware

DARREN ARNECKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

SULPHUR SPRINGS

Texas

REBECCA BOYEA-KERTESZ PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled216

SYRACUSE

New York

DAVID RAWITSCHER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled216

PLANO

Texas

FRANCISCO GARCIA-CORTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled214

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

BROOKLYN

New York

CHRISTOPHER CENTAFONT D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled212

DOTHAN

Alabama

ADELUOLA LIPEDE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled211

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled211

NEW YORK

New York

PAUL HARNICK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled210

GARDEN CITY

New York

DAVID GROVER PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled209

SYRACUSE

New York

JAMES MARCUM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled209

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

APURVA DESAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled207

BEL AIR

Maryland

HECTOR SANTIAGO PEREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled207

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

JOSE RIVERA IRIZARRY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled200

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

ALLEN HSIEH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled200

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

OSVALDO JIMENEZ-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled200

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

ELENA STAROSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

BROOKLYN

New York

WISTREMUNDO DONES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled198

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico