Primary care prescribing for anticoagulants

Anticoagulant prescribing is an area where the growth trend is flattening, in terms of prescription items and net ingredient cost.

Apixaban made up almost 50% of anticoagulant prescriptions in 2020-2021.

Two anticoagulants, rivaroxaban (Eliquis – Bristol-Myers Squibb) and apixaban (Xarelto – Bayer) are in the top ten prescribed drugs in England by cost.


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