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NAPROXEN SODIUM

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve symptoms of arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile arthritis) such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

241K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 490 of 3362

$2.54M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1166 of 3362

127,942
Patients

Rank: 376 of 3362

44,648
Prescribers

Rank: 427 of 3362

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78%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

5%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 8,465 14,180 $135K
Michigan 6,840 13,837 $163K
Texas 7,781 13,448 $145K
New York 7,439 13,287 $139K
Pennsylvania 5,732 11,273 $125K
California 5,494 10,527 $164K
Tennessee 4,572 8,634 $98.2K
North Carolina 4,081 7,645 $77.3K
Alabama 3,958 7,257 $73.9K
Louisiana 3,507 6,790 $65.6K
Mississippi 3,691 6,593 $62K
Illinois 3,278 6,443 $75.8K
Ohio 3,333 6,427 $83.2K
Missouri 2,871 6,155 $73.2K
South Carolina 3,758 5,694 $51.2K
Georgia 3,158 5,573 $59.7K
Indiana 2,671 5,020 $60.9K
New Jersey 3,073 4,825 $42.7K
Virginia 2,287 4,223 $47.6K
Massachusetts 1,855 3,445 $38.5K
Kentucky 1,576 2,959 $35.7K
Washington 1,342 2,820 $36.1K
Arkansas 1,166 2,643 $29.9K
Connecticut 1,436 2,408 $22.4K
Wisconsin 1,075 2,386 $33.3K
Arizona 1,192 2,287 $27.1K
Minnesota 881 2,012 $25.8K
Oregon 781 1,814 $25.4K
West Virginia 872 1,770 $18.5K
Maryland 991 1,677 $19.5K
Oklahoma 853 1,647 $20.4K
Colorado 688 1,353 $16.3K
Maine 598 1,321 $18.2K
New Hampshire 555 1,232 $15.3K
Utah 503 1,055 $14.1K
Iowa 440 907 $10.4K
Kansas 437 881 $11.1K
New Mexico 372 846 $10.7K
Rhode Island 393 811 $10.7K
Delaware 544 764 $9,335
Nebraska 294 721 $8,593
Vermont 257 663 $9,195
Nevada 321 577 $6,656
Hawaii 353 543 $7,162
Idaho 183 519 $6,372
Montana 169 361 $4,003
Wyoming 123 275 $2,771
North Dakota 81 195 $2,169
District of Columbia 81 153 $1,728
South Dakota 50 139 $1,241
Alaska 54 97 $1,067
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 NAPROXEN SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SILVIA VELEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

COAMO

Puerto Rico

JAMES NAFZIGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SENECA

South Carolina

RAFAEL SANTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

LAWRENCE BRZOZOWSKI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

WEST READING

Pennsylvania

GERALD RIGHTMYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Kentucky

SCOTT MAY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

MARIE DILLON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LAREDO

Texas

ILEANA ALBINO CRUZ M.D

Contractor

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Puerto Rico

JAVIER DELGADO-CANDELARIO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

RAYMOND HOLT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LITTLE RIVER

South Carolina

PARTHSARTHI PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWINGTON

Connecticut

MARK DELOACH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAY SPRINGS

Mississippi

GEORGINA ARROYO M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled50

LOIZA

Puerto Rico

DIEGO RIELO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MOUNIR ABDELSHAHID M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

New Jersey

SANDRA DELLAPORTAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JUAN COLON PADILLA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

HECTOR DELGADO

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CIALES

Puerto Rico

JAMES RYNAR DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

FLORHAM PARK

New Jersey

THOMAS COLVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINNSBORO

Louisiana

EDUARDO NEGRON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

SCOTT WILLIS MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled51

BOCA RATON

Florida

TATYANA GITLEVICH, MD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

BRONX

New York

JOSEPH BLEIER MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled51

GREENVILLE

Texas

ANNETTE ACEVEDO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PATILLAS

Puerto Rico