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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
JEAN ROUSSEAU MD

General Practice

Claims Filled625

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

OSVALDO SANTIAGO GONZALEZ MDFACS

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled420

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MYRON RODOS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled400

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CARLOS CASAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled397

LAREDO

Texas

ANGEL RIVERA NEGRON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled393

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled345

SAGINAW

Michigan

WILBERT RUMP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

UNION SPRINGS

Alabama

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled339

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

CYRIAC MADATHIKUNNEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

SELMA

Alabama

JORGE RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled266

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

RICHARD WALLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

MARKS

Mississippi

JOHN LITTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled258

PENNINGTON GAP

Virginia

JEFFREY REINHART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

MONTICELLO

Arkansas

STEVEN HADESMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

DETROIT

Michigan

LUIS VASQUEZ PAC

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled226

NEW YORK

New York

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled214

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

CAROL HOLDER CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled208

UNION SPRINGS

Alabama

JOSE VELAZQUEZ DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled205

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL RAMOS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled205

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

HECTOR SANTOS RIVERA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

HECTOR CORTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled197

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ARMANDO HINOJOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

LAREDO

Texas

ROLANDO POSADA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

HARLINGEN

Texas

FRANCIS TALANGBAYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania