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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
VIKAS KUMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled108

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

CHRISTO COURBAN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled108

CONWAY

South Carolina

CARLOS FERNANDEZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled107

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ENRIQUE SOLIVAN SOBRINO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled107

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

VERTA SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

NEW YORK

New York

CESAR RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LUIS RIVERA-ROMAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled105

JAYUYA

Puerto Rico

RUSSELL GORNSTEIN D.D.S., M.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled105

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

CARL GAUTHIER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled105

HAMMOND

Louisiana

MICHAEL FELTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

CHURCH POINT

Louisiana

RONALD KELLER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled104

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY KNORR DDS, MSBA

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled104

NEW BALTIMORE

Michigan

ANGEL DELVALLE TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled104

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

BERTRAND TILLERY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JEFFREY CLIFTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

GARY HEADDEN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled102

LADSON

South Carolina

NANCY KELLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled102

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY SCHARSTEIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

DARLINGTON

South Carolina

ROBERT READE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

GERARD MURTAGH MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled101

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

LORETTA SMITH FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled101

GUNTOWN

Mississippi

LUIS VALLE MD

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled100

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

PEDRO BADILLO-ABASOLO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled100

CULEBRA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled100

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

JORGE MEAUX MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico