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PRADAXA

DABIGATRAN ETEXILATE MESYLATE

Pradaxa (Dabigatran) is an anticoagulant that stops the formation of blood clots. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

1.32M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 197 of 3395

$570M
Retail Cost

Rank: 48 of 3395

221,750
Patients

Rank: 281 of 3395

103,099
Prescribers

Rank: 241 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

785K

2011

1.37M

2012

1.48M

2013

1.44M

2014

1.32M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$205M

2011

$398M

2012

$502M

2013

$557M

2014

$570M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$306

2011

$409

2012

$426

2013

$468

2014

$500

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,745 121,615 $50.6M
New York 18,939 109,972 $49.8M
Florida 19,007 102,752 $45.6M
Texas 14,464 84,858 $35.8M
Pennsylvania 12,862 78,870 $33.7M
New Jersey 9,329 49,706 $24.1M
Ohio 8,584 48,253 $21.4M
Illinois 7,510 44,916 $19.8M
North Carolina 6,888 44,490 $17.5M
Georgia 6,386 39,844 $15.7M
Michigan 7,439 37,229 $19.1M
Tennessee 5,875 34,504 $14.4M
Missouri 5,371 33,160 $13.3M
Indiana 4,956 29,165 $12.6M
Louisiana 4,312 27,453 $10.6M
Virginia 4,797 27,220 $12.2M
Alabama 4,243 27,146 $10.7M
Kentucky 3,715 23,561 $9.32M
Arizona 4,492 22,650 $11.1M
Massachusetts 3,759 21,870 $9.8M
South Carolina 3,627 21,661 $9.22M
Washington 3,663 20,498 $9.06M
Arkansas 2,872 20,063 $6.97M
Connecticut 3,809 19,983 $10M
Maryland 3,394 17,136 $8.73M
Iowa 2,517 16,844 $6.35M
Oregon 2,731 15,934 $6.75M
Oklahoma 2,518 15,882 $6.5M
Colorado 2,817 15,659 $6.56M
Wisconsin 2,426 14,275 $6.22M
West Virginia 2,219 13,371 $5.78M
Kansas 2,133 13,017 $5.04M
Nebraska 1,813 12,424 $4.68M
Mississippi 1,947 12,364 $4.37M
Minnesota 1,800 9,443 $4.57M
Nevada 1,619 8,237 $3.84M
Rhode Island 1,012 6,913 $2.6M
Maine 1,092 6,073 $2.92M
Hawaii 1,096 5,962 $2.76M
Idaho 983 5,272 $2.23M
South Dakota 685 4,749 $1.83M
Delaware 1,046 4,617 $2.81M
New Hampshire 787 4,271 $1.98M
Utah 784 4,219 $1.85M
New Mexico 691 3,531 $1.57M
Montana 537 3,294 $1.35M
North Dakota 416 2,646 $1.09M
District of Columbia 443 2,014 $939K
Vermont 279 1,534 $755K
Wyoming 188 1,102 $432K
Alaska 207 1,085 $501K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 PRADAXA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICHARD MERCURIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

RONALD KOEPKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled238

MONROE

Louisiana

THEODORE TAKATA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled238

FORT WORTH

Texas

GEORGE MATTHEWS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled237

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JAMES CIRBUS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

JAMESTOWN

New York

BLAIR FOREMAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled235

DAVENPORT

Iowa

CRES MIRANDA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled235

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

STEPHAN VIVIAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled235

SALEM

Virginia

WILSON WONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled235

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled234

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

GABRIEL SOTO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled234

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MUZAMIL RANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

KELLY HAYES MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled234

ERIE

Pennsylvania

KYLE MCCOY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled233

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN EISENBERG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled233

ATLANTA

Georgia

NEAL KAVESH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled232

LAKELAND

Florida

JOHN NORRIS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled231

CLEARWATER

Florida

ANDREW RUBIN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled231

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

STEVEN ROWE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled229

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT HOFF MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled227

ROSWELL

Georgia

PRASHULA ELLSWORTH PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled227

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

SUNDER RAO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

ATHENS

Georgia

HAN TAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled226

DALLAS

Texas

RYAN YOUNG P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled225

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa