Newly Approved Generic Blood Thinner Saves Costs. The FDA recently approved the first ever generic version of the blood thinner Plavix. Clopidogrel Tablets USP, 75 mg and 300 mg is now approved to treat patients who have had a recent stroke, heart attack or blocked artery.
Also know, what is the generic name for warfarin?
Coumadin (warfarin) is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Warfarin reduces the formation of blood clots. Coumadin is used to treat or prevent blood clots in veins or arteries, which can reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other serious conditions.
How much does warfarin cost without insurance?
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What is the average cost of warfarin?
Cost was another major factor, he said. Although dabigatran is considerably more expensive—the wholesale cost is about $200 per month compared to $30 to $50 for warfarin—warfarin requires more intensive and costly medical management, said Kamel.