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HEPARIN SODIUM

Heparin is an anticoagulant that binds with proteins and platelets to stop blood clots from being made and traveling to the brain, heart, and lungs. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Heparin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

146K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 584 of 3238

$8.48M
Retail Cost

Rank: 841 of 3238

29,876
Patients

Rank: 633 of 3238

13,156
Prescribers

Rank: 702 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Heparin »

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Alternatives:

Lovenox Arixtra Fragmin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Illinois 4,110 36,842 $1.43M
California 4,078 19,939 $1.28M
New York 4,251 17,449 $1.55M
Pennsylvania 2,091 11,810 $618K
New Jersey 1,520 7,711 $433K
Florida 1,591 7,417 $349K
Ohio 1,603 6,797 $294K
Michigan 1,387 5,454 $325K
Maryland 826 4,355 $193K
Massachusetts 872 2,885 $209K
Virginia 504 2,681 $129K
Texas 997 2,471 $126K
Arizona 597 2,089 $117K
Connecticut 445 1,910 $121K
Nevada 256 1,565 $74.6K
Georgia 455 1,379 $99.3K
Washington 354 1,232 $69.2K
Missouri 411 1,018 $108K
North Carolina 286 992 $161K
Indiana 324 984 $60.3K
Tennessee 418 964 $78.6K
Minnesota 239 726 $68.5K
Wisconsin 160 681 $30.2K
Kentucky 162 549 $44.2K
Colorado 190 457 $46.6K
Rhode Island 103 429 $22.2K
Louisiana 128 402 $29.4K
Oklahoma 135 364 $24.6K
South Carolina 118 356 $27.8K
Utah 106 345 $30.1K
Maine 118 323 $10.8K
Delaware 83 314 $22K
Iowa 77 289 $28.9K
Kansas 101 280 $22.4K
Alabama 114 278 $26.2K
District of Columbia 56 276 $17K
Idaho 64 257 $16.9K
New Hampshire 37 193 $6,676
West Virginia 70 183 $14.6K
Oregon 62 180 $22.5K
Nebraska 51 171 $14.9K
Arkansas 81 161 $13.1K
New Mexico 79 161 $19.7K
North Dakota 50 160 $10.5K
Mississippi 66 142 $18K
Vermont 32 81 $20.3K
South Dakota 35 70 $6,099
Montana 25 67 $3,848
Hawaii 36 45 $4,009
Wyoming 23 $3,788
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 HEPARIN SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NEAL MERMELSTEIN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled716

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RAJIV KANDALA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled702

CHICAGO

Illinois

NDUDI ANIEMEKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

CHICAGO

Illinois

SURESH SHAH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled685

CHICAGO

Illinois

BRAHMA GUPTA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled628

CHICAGO

Illinois

DHEERAJ MAHAJAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled625

MELROSE PARK

Illinois

EMMANUEL PAINTSIL

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled612

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

VIVEK GUPTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

CHICAGO

Illinois

RACHEL AVGUSH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled549

GARNERVILLE

New York

SAMIR AL KHOURI M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled537

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

RICHA SRIVASTAVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled510

SCHAUMBURG

Illinois

HAISSAM SABBAGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

BERWYN

Illinois

EMMANUEL ALZONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

CHICAGO

Illinois

MANUEL OJEDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled492

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

KIRIT JOSHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAJESH IYENGAR MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled474

BLUE ISLAND

Illinois

KRISHDEEP KHOSLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled467

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARYBETH SUTKOWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

AURORA

Illinois

JERRY COHEN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled442

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

MAHER AL-KOUBAYTARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled441

CHICAGO

Illinois

ERIK SOIFERMAN D.O., F.A.C.O.I.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

MERION STATION

Pennsylvania

RENE VELAZCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

CHICAGO

Illinois

V KUCHIPUDI M.D.

Claims Filled354

BROOKFIELD

Illinois

HERBERT BAZRON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

WILKINSBURG

Pennsylvania

MARK VEXELMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled338

CHICAGO

Illinois