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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
EARL CUMMINGS PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled68

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

CHARLES BROCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

THOMAS EVANS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

KASHYAP PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

JAMES MCGINNIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled68

WHEELERSBURG

Ohio

JEFFREY HUANG DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

BINGHAMTON

New York

JORGE ALVARADO-RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

NEW YORK

New York

LUCE VILLAFANE CARMONA

Neurology

Claims Filled67

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

DELORISE BROWN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled67

CLEVELAND

Ohio

OSCAR QUINTERO SERRANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled67

PONCE

Puerto Rico

DANIEL WHITEHEAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

FLORISSANT

Missouri

GARTH OLIVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

WEST HAVEN

Connecticut

JEFFREY MARTIN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled67

EAST AURORA

New York

HECTOR DAVILA DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled67

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CHRISTO COURBAN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled66

CONWAY

South Carolina

NIDAL SHAWAHIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

MICHAEL SPEZIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

EDWIN CAMILO M.D.

Contractor

Claims Filled66

AGUAS BUENAS

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

UPLAND

California

FRED WURSTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

LAPEER

Michigan

JOSE RIVERA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled65

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JASON YAMADA DDS, MS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled65

TORRANCE

California

JORGE CONCEPCION DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled65

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL BUSH PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled65

SEAFORD

Delaware

RICHARD CHACE DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled65

WINTER PARK

Florida