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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
GILBERT POON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

PARSIPPANY

New Jersey

DIANE COUNCE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled117

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RODNEY HORVAT DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled117

WINTER PARK

Florida

CESAR BRAVO DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled117

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RAMON BORRERO LOPEZ DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled116

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO AQUINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

MCALLEN

Texas

FITZROY CAMPBELL D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled115

BROOKLYN

New York

LEE WOODALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

BARNESVILLE

Georgia

ANTOLIN PADILLA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled115

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

RAUL MARQUEZ M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled115

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

CARLOS ARIZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

HATO REY

Puerto Rico

CARLOS GARCIA-RIVERA D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled114

MIAMI

Florida

WYCHE COLEMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

COUSHATTA

Louisiana

DONNA PEARSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled114

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WILLIAM HARRIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

JACKSON

Mississippi

PABLO DEL VALLE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled113

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

JOHN SZALYGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

BROOKLYN

New York

KEVIN PRICE M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled111

MT PLEASANT

South Carolina

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

JAY BEAGLE DDS, MSD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled111

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

HUBERTO POZO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled111

MAUNABO

Puerto Rico

PHILLIP LAMBERT F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled110

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

JOHN HABER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

TRESCKOW

Pennsylvania

RANDY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

BRONX

New York

JOSE CRESPO MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled109

EL PASO

Texas