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PLAVIX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

6.32M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.66B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 556,063 $158M
Florida 554,295 $144M
New York 506,898 $133M
Texas 437,153 $118M
Pennsylvania 361,853 $90.1M
Ohio 284,193 $77M
Illinois 253,781 $67.7M
North Carolina 210,544 $49.8M
New Jersey 206,578 $60.7M
Georgia 206,380 $49.6M
Tennessee 200,343 $48M
Michigan 174,234 $52.3M
Kentucky 161,341 $39.1M
Louisiana 151,335 $36.3M
Indiana 149,792 $39.6M
Missouri 145,060 $34.7M
Alabama 128,289 $30.2M
Virginia 118,213 $30.5M
South Carolina 109,044 $26.7M
Mississippi 103,027 $23M
Arizona 99,892 $28.9M
Wisconsin 96,236 $25.4M
Oklahoma 95,694 $25.3M
Arkansas 91,438 $20.8M
Massachusetts 80,004 $21.2M
West Virginia 75,940 $19.4M
Maryland 72,305 $21.9M
Washington 68,321 $18.6M
Minnesota 66,409 $19.3M
Iowa 60,134 $14.1M
Connecticut 56,948 $16.6M
Kansas 53,702 $13.1M
Oregon 42,754 $11.5M
Colorado 41,306 $11.6M
Nevada 35,301 $9.89M
Nebraska 29,800 $6.9M
New Mexico 27,582 $7.62M
Hawaii 25,917 $7.47M
Rhode Island 22,492 $5.26M
Utah 20,500 $5.7M
Idaho 17,453 $4.48M
South Dakota 17,205 $4.06M
Maine 16,616 $5.11M
New Hampshire 15,127 $4.16M
North Dakota 14,595 $3.6M
Delaware 14,280 $4.8M
Montana 11,967 $2.92M
Vermont 8,584 $2.48M
District of Columbia 8,010 $2M
Wyoming 6,171 $1.57M
Alaska 5,779 $1.25M
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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
GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled585

MONROE

Louisiana

DAVID ALLIE MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled585

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

RAMANA MURTY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled584

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled583

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DAVID CUNDEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled582

AIKEN

South Carolina

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled582

LOS ANGELES

California

SIMA MUSTER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

BROOKLYN

New York

SAMIR DABBOUS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled578

DEARBORN

Michigan

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled576

MIAMI

Florida

MOHAMED KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled576

REDDING

California

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled576

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

DEVENDRA AMIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled575

EASTON

Pennsylvania

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

GARDENA

California

KLARA FRADLIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

BROOKLYN

New York

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled573

TUCKER

Georgia

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled569

UNION CITY

New Jersey

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

PEDRO DIAZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled566

HIALEAH

Florida

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled563

BROOKLYN

New York

VICTOR PAZOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled562

HIALEAH

Florida

MARC MOREAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled561

AMARILLO

Texas

JAMES CRENSHAW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled560

JACKSON

Tennessee

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled558

GLENDALE

California

ADOLFO SANCHEZ ORTIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled558

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled557

LOGAN

West Virginia