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HEPARIN SODIUM

HEPARIN SODIUM,PORCINE

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 2014

145K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 596 of 3362

$7.12M
Retail Cost

Rank: 908 of 3362

29,118
Patients

Rank: 668 of 3362

12,608
Prescribers

Rank: 746 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Illinois 4,078 35,574 $1.05M
California 4,157 20,171 $1.13M
New York 4,055 19,055 $1.5M
Pennsylvania 2,038 10,744 $503K
New Jersey 1,640 8,393 $378K
Florida 1,378 6,962 $249K
Ohio 1,611 6,629 $282K
Michigan 1,369 5,992 $289K
Maryland 779 3,870 $142K
Massachusetts 1,038 3,440 $181K
Arizona 600 2,385 $129K
Texas 958 2,325 $89.6K
Virginia 463 2,201 $101K
Connecticut 453 1,646 $98.2K
Nevada 274 1,587 $47.5K
Georgia 392 1,195 $76.4K
Washington 330 1,145 $54K
Indiana 332 1,119 $60.6K
Missouri 419 1,004 $63.7K
Tennessee 393 988 $72.7K
North Carolina 322 910 $139K
Wisconsin 158 799 $30.3K
Kentucky 174 631 $30.3K
Minnesota 178 605 $40.7K
Utah 124 439 $36.4K
Rhode Island 89 410 $19.6K
Colorado 168 362 $30.7K
Maine 87 327 $13.4K
Kansas 97 325 $54.7K
South Carolina 95 322 $22.7K
Idaho 74 291 $15.2K
New Hampshire 47 279 $9,642
Oklahoma 106 270 $16.6K
Iowa 62 256 $18.3K
Mississippi 71 243 $17.1K
Alabama 92 237 $18.3K
Delaware 61 235 $11.2K
District of Columbia 68 234 $10.8K
Louisiana 66 210 $12.7K
Nebraska 44 199 $14K
West Virginia 59 146 $6,547
Arkansas 64 136 $6,144
New Mexico 72 122 $9,111
Oregon 48 99 $11.5K
Vermont 28 99 $14.2K
South Dakota 25 61 $3,068
Hawaii 39 53 $3,837
North Dakota 26 48 $2,274
Montana 16 24 $1,126
Wyoming 21 $4,200
Alaska 20 $984
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 HEPARIN SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VIVEK GUPTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled871

CHICAGO

Illinois

HAISSAM SABBAGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled695

BERWYN

Illinois

SURESH SHAH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled680

CHICAGO

Illinois

RICHA SRIVASTAVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled601

SCHAUMBURG

Illinois

NEAL MERMELSTEIN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled590

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NDUDI ANIEMEKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled581

CHICAGO

Illinois

MANUEL OJEDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RAJIV KANDALA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled530

CHICAGO

Illinois

BRAHMA GUPTA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled518

CHICAGO

Illinois

EMMANUEL PAINTSIL

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled490

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

ALEKSANDR ORLOVSKIY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled477

BROOKLYN

New York

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

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled453

MERION STATION

Pennsylvania

SAMIR AL KHOURI M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled428

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

RACHEL AVGUSH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled427

GARNERVILLE

New York

MICHAEL APPIAGYEI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled426

CHICAGO

Illinois

DHEERAJ MAHAJAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

MELROSE PARK

Illinois

RAJESH IYENGAR MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled414

BLUE ISLAND

Illinois

HAMDI KHILFEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

MAHER AL-KOUBAYTARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARYBETH SUTKOWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

AURORA

Illinois

EMMANUEL ALZONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

CHICAGO

Illinois

ASHRAF ESKANDER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled349

SAN BERNARDINO

California

DOMINIC GAZIANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

CHICAGO

Illinois

EHAB SHAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled337

CHICAGO

Illinois

NICHOLAS PAPANOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

PARK RIDGE

Illinois