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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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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
JOSE ROVIRA DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS VERGNE

General Practice

Claims Filled185

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

THOMAS VONGILLERN M.D.

Hand Surgery

Claims Filled183

MOLINE

Illinois

PRASHANTH MANNAM

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

BRONX

New York

ANNEMARIE POLECK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

DETROIT

Michigan

PHYLECYA CHEATHAM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

TROY

Alabama

JOSE APONTE DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled173

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ADEOLA AKEREDOLU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

DETROIT

Michigan

PERRY TIMBERLAKE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled169

GREENSBORO

Alabama

MICHAEL STONE P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled169

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

JAVIER ECHEVARRIA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled168

COAMO

Puerto Rico

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

RICARDO BLONDET VISSEPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

PONCE

Puerto Rico

BRIAN POLNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

GEORGE HENDERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

CHRISTINE MOSSE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

NEW YORK

New York

VICTOR ORTIZ M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled159

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

ROBERT JANTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

LEBANON

Tennessee

ROBERT CASTRO MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled153

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RICHARD GORDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled151

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

RAMON RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOSE CRUZ RIVERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

PONCE

Puerto Rico

PLACID EZE M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

STARKVILLE

Mississippi

POLLY RUIZ SANTIAGO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled141

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico