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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
TODD SHEILS M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,015

OPELIKA

Alabama

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,004

HAYTI

Missouri

CONSTANTINE TOUMBIS MD, PHD

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled993

LECANTO

Florida

ALFREDO ROMERO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled984

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled973

JASPER

Alabama

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled969

GRENADA

Mississippi

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled962

SAGINAW

Michigan

RANDALL HALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled961

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

BRENT SAVELLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled952

TIFTON

Georgia

KULMEET KUNDLAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled950

LAKE WALES

Florida

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled944

LAREDO

Texas

MARIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled930

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

DANIEL MOYNIHAN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled929

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

THOMAS HOLT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled928

TALLASSEE

Alabama

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled922

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled921

GLENDALE

California

JITENDRA VASANDANI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled912

LUBBOCK

Texas

SOOREN KARAYAN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled911

GLENDALE

California

AMRITPAL PANNU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled905

MADERA

California

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled904

LOS ANGELES

California

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled902

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ROBERT ZARZOUR MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled890

MOBILE

Alabama

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled886

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT PHILLIPS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled884

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

TREVOR PICKERING M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled882

JACKSON

Mississippi