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PLAVIX

CLOPIDOGREL BISULFATE

Plavix (Clopidogrel) is an antiplatelet blood thinner. It prevents blood platelets from working, which makes it harder for your body to form blood clots. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Clopidogrel

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

113K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 641 of 3362

$32.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 511 of 3362

23,166
Patients

Rank: 722 of 3362

21,179
Prescribers

Rank: 604 of 3362

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it's worth it

49%

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it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 3,604 18,464 $5.2M
California 2,431 12,549 $3.45M
Florida 2,178 9,463 $2.75M
New Jersey 1,694 7,385 $2.62M
Pennsylvania 1,386 6,991 $1.92M
Texas 1,355 5,409 $1.59M
Ohio 891 4,386 $1.26M
North Carolina 633 3,618 $916K
Illinois 646 2,803 $871K
Georgia 536 2,653 $713K
Tennessee 454 2,434 $645K
Michigan 520 2,035 $685K
Louisiana 371 2,009 $529K
Kentucky 387 1,884 $468K
Massachusetts 312 1,726 $522K
South Carolina 330 1,707 $433K
Alabama 309 1,685 $463K
Indiana 360 1,668 $492K
Virginia 320 1,574 $460K
Missouri 270 1,408 $368K
Arizona 318 1,377 $433K
Maryland 331 1,331 $459K
Connecticut 310 1,312 $450K
Wisconsin 267 1,298 $396K
West Virginia 185 986 $258K
Hawaii 180 872 $292K
Oklahoma 204 821 $245K
Minnesota 196 781 $240K
Washington 170 764 $207K
Mississippi 193 674 $155K
Iowa 145 620 $163K
Nevada 123 606 $185K
Colorado 128 585 $180K
Arkansas 106 575 $147K
Kansas 90 459 $110K
Oregon 96 393 $123K
Rhode Island 56 308 $82.2K
Delaware 72 268 $102K
Nebraska 64 264 $73.6K
New Hampshire 53 233 $73.1K
Maine 50 226 $80.2K
District of Columbia 51 211 $55K
New Mexico 48 203 $63.2K
Utah 45 181 $51.8K
Vermont 28 133 $41.8K
Idaho 32 130 $31.6K
Montana 28 125 $29.1K
North Dakota 29 122 $30.2K
South Dakota 32 97 $25.9K
Alaska 24 69 $15.4K
Wyoming 43 $13.1K
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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