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PLAVIX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

204K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 511 of 3238

$54.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 345 of 3238

59,431
Patients

Rank: 483 of 3238

42,444
Prescribers

Rank: 413 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 9,250 33,228 $8.99M
California 6,882 22,145 $5.79M
Florida 6,029 20,090 $5.23M
Texas 4,158 12,169 $3.34M
New Jersey 3,638 11,847 $3.96M
Pennsylvania 2,931 11,743 $3.04M
Ohio 2,134 8,024 $2.21M
Illinois 1,800 5,931 $1.75M
North Carolina 1,466 5,894 $1.48M
Georgia 1,533 4,997 $1.23M
Tennessee 1,458 4,631 $1.14M
Kentucky 1,052 4,005 $998K
Louisiana 1,194 3,707 $916K
Michigan 992 3,146 $968K
Indiana 959 3,131 $851K
Virginia 839 2,777 $738K
Alabama 727 2,668 $706K
Missouri 748 2,519 $614K
Arizona 865 2,447 $670K
Massachusetts 603 2,410 $685K
Maryland 796 2,385 $772K
South Carolina 784 2,352 $593K
Connecticut 709 2,344 $713K
Wisconsin 500 2,005 $562K
Oklahoma 582 1,726 $496K
Mississippi 674 1,720 $368K
West Virginia 463 1,641 $439K
Iowa 328 1,446 $354K
Hawaii 308 1,395 $404K
Minnesota 353 1,381 $399K
Washington 413 1,297 $330K
Arkansas 401 1,081 $259K
Colorado 295 1,028 $269K
Nevada 276 943 $272K
Kansas 247 931 $229K
Oregon 233 833 $234K
Nebraska 144 550 $143K
Delaware 163 517 $186K
Rhode Island 140 463 $120K
New Mexico 190 451 $116K
New Hampshire 105 442 $121K
Maine 119 392 $110K
District of Columbia 128 356 $95.6K
Utah 86 286 $86.7K
North Dakota 71 257 $58.1K
Vermont 48 241 $60.3K
Montana 53 235 $54K
South Dakota 76 228 $53.5K
Idaho 71 226 $61.4K
Alaska 69 151 $34.2K
Wyoming 26 79 $21.3K
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 PLAVIX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

BROOKLYN

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled86

NEW YORK

New York

DUTSI BEHM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

BROOKLYN

New York

OSCAR GUERRA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled85

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

BROOKLYN

New York

IRINA PAPIROVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

SHI-YIN WONG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled83

LOS ANGELES

California

STELLA ILYAEV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

REGO PARK

New York

GABOR MENCZELESZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

BROOKLYN

New York

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

LAWRENCE MAHDI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

BLOOMFIELD

New Jersey

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

VAN NUYS

California

YILI HUANG D.O

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled78

NEW YORK

New York

MARINA VOLPIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

BROOKLYN

New York

RENA KHANUKAYEVA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

STATEN ISLAND

New York

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

BROOKLYN

New York

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

BROOKLYN

New York

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled74

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

CESAR CRUZ-GARCIA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled73

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ANJAN GUPTA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled73

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled72

MIAMI

Florida

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled72

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania