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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
LUIS MELERO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled72

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ISABEL DOMINGUEZ DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled71

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOSE ACEVEDO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled71

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

GILBERTO VEGA

General Practice

Claims Filled71

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

SIVASANKARA KONALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

WENTZVILLE

Missouri

ROGER PARKES D.M.D., M.S.D.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled71

JACKSON

Mississippi

CHRISTOPHER PERRY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

ST LOUIS

Missouri

GILBERTO GIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled70

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

JAMES TODD M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled70

TERRYTOWN

Louisiana

RONALD LEONARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

ROSEVILLE

Illinois

EJIRO UGHOVWA MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled70

KINDER

Louisiana

CARLOS CEPERO AYENDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

JOSE VILLAMIL RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

AMADO RUEDA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

CICERO

Illinois

FRANKLIN FANNIN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled69

ASHLAND

Kentucky

DELORISE BROWN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled69

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DAVID JESSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

BREA

California

WENDELL OSBORNE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

BELLFLOWER

California

CARLOS GIL M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled69

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

BLAINE LAVERGNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

BUNKIE

Louisiana

JOHN SMITH MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled69

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

EDWIN CAMILO M.D.

Contractor

Claims Filled69

AGUAS BUENAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE PEREZ GARCIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled69

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

MARC ENGLE D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled69

CAMILLUS

New York

YANIRA MEDINA CLAUDIO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled68

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico