Primary care prescribing for anticoagulants
Anticoagulant prescribing is an area seeing considerable growth, in terms of prescription items and net ingredient cost.
Warfarin made up almost 50% of anticoagulant prescriptions in 2018.
Two anticoagulants, rivaroxaban (Eliquis – Bristol-Myers Squibb) and apixaban (Xarelto – Bayer) are in the top ten prescribed drugs in England by cost.
More on anticoagulants from GPrX
Sector specific resources for anticoagulant prescribing coming soon!