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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 2013

229K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 493 of 3238

$3.02M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1171 of 3238

119,899
Patients

Rank: 363 of 3238

43,263
Prescribers

Rank: 411 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Naproxen »

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78%

of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

4%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 8,590 14,516 $176K
Texas 7,385 12,882 $168K
Michigan 6,199 12,518 $183K
New York 6,955 12,384 $158K
Pennsylvania 5,321 10,458 $140K
California 4,858 9,590 $190K
Tennessee 4,231 8,438 $125K
North Carolina 3,847 7,407 $92.5K
Alabama 3,686 7,180 $92.3K
Mississippi 3,588 6,777 $79.9K
Ohio 3,420 6,562 $98K
Illinois 3,125 6,522 $91.6K
Missouri 2,945 6,457 $91.2K
Louisiana 3,037 6,064 $75.9K
Georgia 3,127 5,481 $72.6K
Indiana 2,700 5,226 $78.1K
New Jersey 3,162 4,921 $55.7K
South Carolina 3,222 4,857 $60.5K
Virginia 2,101 4,181 $61.3K
Massachusetts 1,859 3,492 $44.8K
Kentucky 1,603 2,904 $44.3K
Arkansas 1,240 2,698 $38K
Washington 1,099 2,538 $37.9K
Wisconsin 1,160 2,521 $39.1K
Arizona 1,129 2,311 $34.5K
Connecticut 1,294 2,205 $24.1K
Minnesota 896 2,102 $33K
West Virginia 815 1,737 $24.1K
Oklahoma 833 1,695 $24.6K
Oregon 681 1,610 $25.3K
Maryland 828 1,474 $20.6K
Maine 586 1,306 $21.7K
Colorado 523 1,140 $17.7K
New Hampshire 510 1,062 $16.5K
Utah 512 1,043 $17.1K
Iowa 513 1,002 $13K
Kansas 419 900 $13.9K
Nebraska 322 803 $11.3K
Delaware 518 733 $9,347
Rhode Island 364 718 $10.1K
New Mexico 327 679 $10.8K
Nevada 357 648 $9,501
Vermont 247 634 $9,872
Idaho 165 495 $7,154
Hawaii 282 417 $5,456
Montana 175 385 $4,823
North Dakota 96 223 $2,826
Wyoming 90 199 $2,575
District of Columbia 94 181 $2,238
Alaska 47 146 $2,493
South Dakota 60 145 $1,592
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
VERTA SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

BRADFORD TALCOTT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

EITEL PROVIDENCE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

EDUARDO ABELLANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan

BILLY SALSER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ELLEN SPEAK APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

WEST MEMPHIS

Arkansas

MARIE GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

ALVERIS MOLINA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

WINSTON MCIVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CONWAY

South Carolina

MARK RICHTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Michigan

JOSEPH ABBADESSA DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

DICK BARLOW

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

REAGAN BRISTOL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANDUSKY

Ohio

KARL HAGER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BRANDON

Mississippi

DUTSI BEHM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSHUA TURKNETT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

DECATUR

Georgia

JOSE FIGUEROA M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled51

VIEQUES

Puerto Rico

JAMES WARRINGTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CARLOS DELGADO REYES MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ISRAEL CARO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RICHARD HUNLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

RICHMOND

Virginia

TRUONG NGUYEN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL TORRES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

JOSE ABREU DELIZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled52

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico