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MELOXICAM

Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

7.7M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 37 of 3238

$65.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 301 of 3238

2,255,883
Patients

Rank: 34 of 3238

269,913
Prescribers

Rank: 61 of 3238

User Reviews of MELOXICAM »

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

36%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 222,509 690,643 $6.08M
Texas 188,355 604,168 $6.07M
California 186,298 571,653 $5.05M
New York 136,319 387,902 $3.33M
Alabama 94,356 356,466 $2.61M
Tennessee 98,668 354,809 $2.97M
North Carolina 92,663 329,254 $3M
Ohio 94,380 321,458 $2.72M
Georgia 91,789 319,272 $2.47M
Pennsylvania 84,079 281,593 $2.64M
Louisiana 64,064 235,495 $1.64M
Kentucky 59,553 227,734 $1.69M
Missouri 53,338 214,783 $1.7M
Illinois 63,076 209,471 $1.84M
Arkansas 46,288 195,735 $1.36M
Mississippi 49,621 195,417 $1.39M
Indiana 56,331 194,267 $1.7M
Michigan 63,675 193,967 $2.01M
Oklahoma 45,906 174,913 $1.57M
South Carolina 44,731 150,104 $1.3M
New Jersey 49,966 139,580 $1.24M
Virginia 40,634 131,149 $1.1M
Kansas 26,775 104,974 $800K
Iowa 20,954 81,715 $600K
Wisconsin 22,747 77,057 $729K
Washington 23,185 73,854 $616K
Nebraska 17,635 72,545 $539K
West Virginia 18,642 71,317 $573K
Arizona 22,399 66,604 $629K
Maryland 23,186 63,589 $600K
Colorado 17,252 54,985 $495K
Oregon 16,268 53,961 $440K
Connecticut 17,852 50,690 $436K
Utah 13,632 46,893 $374K
Massachusetts 12,611 42,971 $378K
Nevada 12,424 38,539 $302K
Idaho 10,888 37,189 $285K
Minnesota 9,931 32,550 $243K
New Mexico 9,707 30,854 $339K
Rhode Island 7,379 26,619 $235K
Montana 6,899 25,037 $197K
Maine 5,789 20,419 $259K
South Dakota 5,855 20,054 $164K
New Hampshire 4,345 14,795 $153K
Hawaii 4,779 13,665 $129K
Delaware 4,497 12,224 $123K
North Dakota 3,159 11,789 $86.2K
Wyoming 2,634 10,592 $80.3K
Vermont 1,987 6,441 $57.9K
District of Columbia 1,533 3,949 $36K
Alaska 1,051 3,607 $31.8K
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 MELOXICAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,954

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,934

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

KEN ARAKAWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,873

HONOLULU

Hawaii

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,695

WINFIELD

Alabama

SALVATORE DANNA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,672

DOWNEY

California

RAUL CHAO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,601

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL SERRATO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,591

COLUMBUS

Georgia

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,495

ROSEMEAD

California

WALTER BESSER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,462

ASTORIA

New York

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,405

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,395

MOBILE

Alabama

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,395

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,218

LOS ANGELES

California

ENRIQUE MURCIANO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,183

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,146

HOPE

Arkansas

DARIUS MCGEE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,127

LAUREL

Mississippi

OLIVER JAMES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,106

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,103

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,088

BRONX

New York

MARIO BUSTAMANTE MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,087

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,065

GLENDALE

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,060

ROSEMEAD

California

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,056

SARASOTA

Florida

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,034

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,033

GLENDALE

California