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EFFIENT

PRASUGREL HCL

Used to prevent strokes, heart attacks, or other serious problems with your heart or blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

494K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 346 of 3362

$174M
Retail Cost

Rank: 152 of 3362

97,625
Patients

Rank: 424 of 3362

52,251
Prescribers

Rank: 403 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 8,509 43,076 $15.3M
Florida 8,334 38,281 $14.1M
Texas 7,461 36,357 $12.6M
New York 6,798 33,914 $13.2M
Pennsylvania 4,641 23,121 $7.98M
Tennessee 4,156 20,751 $6.89M
Ohio 4,125 19,729 $7.19M
North Carolina 3,687 19,360 $6.05M
Kentucky 3,003 16,781 $5.44M
Georgia 3,141 15,997 $5.26M
Michigan 3,782 15,301 $6.6M
Alabama 2,742 14,483 $4.66M
Indiana 2,922 14,128 $5.08M
Louisiana 2,289 12,969 $4.02M
New Jersey 3,001 12,947 $5.5M
South Carolina 2,521 12,857 $4.22M
Missouri 2,487 12,364 $3.91M
Illinois 2,657 12,342 $4.59M
Virginia 2,210 10,335 $3.62M
Mississippi 1,442 8,190 $2.44M
Arkansas 1,336 7,664 $2.28M
Oklahoma 1,572 7,651 $2.73M
West Virginia 1,374 7,585 $2.59M
Arizona 1,525 6,330 $2.4M
Wisconsin 1,120 5,710 $2.07M
Washington 1,094 5,072 $1.77M
Iowa 967 5,034 $1.56M
Kansas 923 4,961 $1.57M
Connecticut 944 4,274 $1.77M
Colorado 1,007 4,249 $1.52M
Massachusetts 815 3,705 $1.36M
Maryland 869 3,424 $1.45M
Minnesota 778 3,310 $1.26M
Oregon 640 3,010 $1.01M
Nevada 692 2,789 $1.02M
Nebraska 502 2,736 $833K
Utah 626 2,650 $881K
New Mexico 508 2,265 $824K
Rhode Island 254 1,368 $434K
South Dakota 234 1,271 $389K
Delaware 314 1,106 $550K
Idaho 232 1,049 $361K
Hawaii 208 979 $374K
North Dakota 182 869 $312K
New Hampshire 178 761 $293K
Maine 198 745 $314K
Montana 161 721 $238K
District of Columbia 103 401 $148K
Wyoming 79 341 $119K
Alaska 79 318 $135K
Vermont 25 95 $37.5K
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 EFFIENT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICHARD SHLOFMITZ M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled671

ROSLYN

New York

STEVAN HIMMELSTEIN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled637

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

AHSAN MAQSOOD MD

Claims Filled584

WATERLOO

Iowa

KRISHNA NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled530

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

AHMED KHAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled528

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS CARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled408

PONCE

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM HEATON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled404

FLORENCE

Alabama

CLINT DOIRON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled402

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled399

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

YURI BUSI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled384

GLENDALE

California

MICHAEL PARTIN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled383

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

EMAD MOHAMED M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled366

CORINTH

Mississippi

THAI TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

SAN JOSE

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

LOS ANGELES

California

EMILIO DEL TORO AGRELOT M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled336

PONCE

Puerto Rico

VICTOR PAZOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled335

HIALEAH

Florida

STEVEN STUBBLEFIELD M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled333

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JOSEPH GALICHIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled323

WICHITA

Kansas

WAEL AL-HALASEH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled319

FORT PAYNE

Alabama

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled310

LOS ANGELES

California

KIMBERLY GO ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled309

ROSLYN

New York

MICHAEL OKEEFE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled307

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

MICHAEL RITCHIE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled301

KOKOMO

Indiana

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled299

OWENSBORO

Kentucky