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EFFIENT

Used to prevent strokes, heart attacks, or other serious problems with your heart or blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

481K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 343 of 3238

$140M
Retail Cost

Rank: 162 of 3238

94,597
Patients

Rank: 406 of 3238

49,673
Prescribers

Rank: 387 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Effient »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 8,535 44,861 $13M
Florida 7,903 36,498 $11.1M
Texas 6,965 34,149 $9.97M
New York 6,624 32,564 $10.4M
Pennsylvania 4,520 22,615 $6.56M
Ohio 4,198 20,298 $6.21M
Tennessee 3,916 19,959 $5.53M
North Carolina 3,184 16,778 $4.39M
Kentucky 3,017 16,739 $4.54M
Georgia 3,085 16,019 $4.38M
Michigan 3,883 15,783 $5.67M
Alabama 2,694 14,878 $3.9M
Indiana 2,810 13,465 $4.03M
New Jersey 3,009 12,937 $4.47M
Louisiana 2,202 12,560 $3.26M
Missouri 2,408 12,228 $3.24M
Illinois 2,459 11,825 $3.58M
Virginia 2,062 9,743 $2.79M
South Carolina 1,918 9,278 $2.56M
Mississippi 1,450 7,912 $1.96M
Arkansas 1,410 7,688 $1.92M
West Virginia 1,360 7,486 $2.11M
Oklahoma 1,515 7,292 $2.15M
Arizona 1,482 6,149 $1.91M
Washington 1,175 5,446 $1.6M
Wisconsin 1,091 5,409 $1.61M
Kansas 974 4,948 $1.34M
Iowa 894 4,808 $1.24M
Connecticut 1,012 4,611 $1.58M
Minnesota 842 3,781 $1.19M
Colorado 903 3,761 $1.14M
Massachusetts 766 3,505 $1.05M
Oregon 760 3,431 $960K
Maryland 773 3,126 $1.06M
Nebraska 557 2,889 $734K
Utah 624 2,694 $744K
Nevada 621 2,672 $811K
New Mexico 455 1,977 $621K
Rhode Island 257 1,383 $368K
North Dakota 236 1,196 $331K
South Dakota 226 1,186 $308K
Delaware 322 1,138 $473K
Idaho 238 1,088 $312K
Maine 230 1,000 $331K
Hawaii 183 949 $287K
Montana 170 800 $212K
New Hampshire 189 705 $229K
District of Columbia 116 488 $135K
Wyoming 94 420 $124K
Alaska 64 307 $105K
Vermont 30 139 $44.1K
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. 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 EFFIENT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVAN HIMMELSTEIN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled651

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

THAI TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled567

SAN JOSE

California

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled541

LOS ANGELES

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled515

ALHAMBRA

California

RICHARD SHLOFMITZ M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled507

ROSLYN

New York

KRISHNA NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled492

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

STEVEN STUBBLEFIELD M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled487

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WILLIAM HEATON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled466

FLORENCE

Alabama

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled451

ALHAMBRA

California

AHSAN MAQSOOD MD

Claims Filled427

WATERLOO

Iowa

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled399

SAN GABRIEL

California

MICHAEL RITCHIE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled386

KOKOMO

Indiana

CLINT DOIRON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled385

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled376

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled374

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIA GILBERT CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled345

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

MONTEREY PARK

California

AHMED KHAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled340

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MICHAEL PARTIN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled332

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

VICTOR PAZOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled331

HIALEAH

Florida

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled323

GLENDALE

California

DANNIS HOOD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled316

RINGGOLD

Georgia

GAYL READER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled316

GREENVILLE

Kentucky

EMAD MOHAMED M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled300

CORINTH

Mississippi