Primary care prescribing for anticoagulants

Anticoagulant prescribing is an area seeing considerable growth, in terms of prescription items and net ingredient cost.

Warfarin represents almost 50% of anticoagulant prescribing in 2018, by number of prescription items.

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



Anticoagulants specific resources coming soon!

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