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MELOXICAM

Mobic (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 2014

8.47M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 36 of 3362

$60.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 353 of 3362

2,527,174
Patients

Rank: 34 of 3362

288,467
Prescribers

Rank: 58 of 3362

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57%

of people say

it's worth it

48%

of people say

it worked well

14%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

5.72M

2011

6.56M

2012

7.7M

2013

8.48M

2014

9.23M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$48.4M

2011

$58M

2012

$65.7M

2013

$60.7M

2014

$55M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$17

2011

$15

2012

$14

2013

$12

2014

$11

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 246,604 740,749 $5.27M
Texas 207,831 653,736 $5.47M
California 205,486 621,551 $4.67M
New York 149,841 425,466 $2.68M
Tennessee 108,136 379,560 $2.45M
Ohio 105,839 361,138 $2.66M
North Carolina 104,265 360,674 $3.02M
Alabama 98,821 357,898 $2.25M
Georgia 101,819 351,849 $2.24M
Pennsylvania 94,926 315,239 $2.33M
Louisiana 69,486 249,209 $1.38M
Illinois 76,218 249,191 $1.92M
Kentucky 64,787 247,856 $1.58M
Missouri 62,294 245,419 $1.63M
Michigan 73,351 222,918 $1.82M
Indiana 63,070 217,470 $1.61M
Mississippi 53,890 209,888 $1.21M
Arkansas 49,556 206,984 $1.17M
Oklahoma 49,352 185,357 $1.44M
South Carolina 55,380 185,191 $1.39M
New Jersey 56,623 154,017 $1.41M
Virginia 47,479 150,710 $1.09M
Kansas 29,056 114,191 $737K
Iowa 23,446 88,697 $587K
Wisconsin 26,505 87,716 $719K
Washington 26,666 82,564 $599K
Nebraska 19,685 79,389 $512K
Arizona 26,999 79,076 $645K
West Virginia 20,308 78,952 $525K
Maryland 28,394 77,236 $583K
Colorado 22,032 68,058 $538K
Oregon 19,106 61,831 $468K
Connecticut 20,550 58,302 $408K
Utah 15,566 51,871 $371K
Massachusetts 14,970 49,824 $360K
Nevada 15,058 45,775 $312K
Idaho 12,064 40,493 $275K
Minnesota 11,947 37,524 $282K
New Mexico 10,752 33,557 $281K
Rhode Island 8,635 30,841 $236K
Montana 7,825 27,226 $184K
Maine 6,564 22,554 $286K
South Dakota 6,699 22,421 $160K
New Hampshire 5,247 17,513 $148K
Hawaii 5,462 15,289 $122K
Delaware 5,603 14,764 $126K
North Dakota 3,429 12,381 $80.6K
Wyoming 3,164 11,322 $81.8K
Vermont 2,470 8,046 $56.4K
Alaska 1,303 4,660 $41.3K
District of Columbia 1,737 4,377 $39K
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 MELOXICAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NAVEEN BETHI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

RONALD BURT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCE

Kansas

STEPHEN FILLMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

EDRICK LOPEZ-ENRIQUEZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CRAIG ALBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

California

THEODORE PETERS M.D.

Hand Surgery

Claims Filled50

GRAPEVINE

Texas

SCOTT BRASSEUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WAYLAND

Michigan

KRISTIN HICKS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

XUDONG XU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

JANE ELIZABETH WHITEMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

KRISTI BONNEL-PHILLIPS PA-C

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BASIN

Wyoming

CHARLES AMPADU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST SAINT LOUIS

Illinois

EDWARD MILKIE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

LORI KLEIMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

Delaware

DONNA EVE F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES MCMULLAN PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

MELBOURNE

Florida

LINDA HOFFMAN APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

HEAVENER

Oklahoma

EDNA ESQUER NP RN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

SAN YSIDRO

California

BRUCE PRESTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

LLOYD HOOPER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ISHPEMING

Michigan

DIANE RADOSEVICH FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON

Missouri

GLENN AXELROD M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

LIVERPOOL

New York

LAUREN PIROZZI PA-C

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

New Jersey

ROBERT GOLDBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NIANTIC

Connecticut

JOHN MERKEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEUTOPOLIS

Illinois