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Prescriber Checkup » IBUPROFEN

IBUPROFEN

Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by headache, toothache, arthritis, cold or flu, migraine, or menstrual cramps. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.12M
Medicare Part D Claims
$28.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 763,459 $5.65M
Florida 417,615 $2.22M
New York 296,067 $1.8M
Pennsylvania 209,872 $1.39M
Texas 206,238 $1.24M
Michigan 196,596 $1.25M
Illinois 170,954 $992K
Ohio 168,470 $1.12M
Massachusetts 137,018 $798K
North Carolina 114,538 $720K
Georgia 100,216 $611K
Missouri 92,795 $631K
Kentucky 92,194 $625K
Arizona 91,466 $571K
Tennessee 87,552 $553K
New Jersey 87,323 $443K
Virginia 76,508 $488K
Washington 68,653 $445K
Indiana 62,831 $420K
Alabama 58,513 $366K
Minnesota 58,434 $407K
Maryland 58,354 $385K
Oklahoma 53,000 $382K
Wisconsin 49,843 $335K
Oregon 47,876 $369K
South Carolina 46,562 $290K
West Virginia 45,960 $321K
Louisiana 45,124 $265K
New Mexico 42,917 $277K
Puerto Rico 39,934 $196K
Colorado 37,540 $282K
Mississippi 34,578 $203K
Utah 34,483 $242K
Iowa 33,738 $211K
Connecticut 33,456 $166K
Nevada 32,977 $215K
Arkansas 29,081 $195K
Rhode Island 26,536 $140K
Kansas 25,542 $169K
Maine 22,363 $151K
Nebraska 18,172 $123K
New Hampshire 15,540 $107K
Idaho 15,402 $111K
Hawaii 14,832 $105K
District of Columbia 11,863 $66.1K
Vermont 10,268 $66K
Delaware 9,815 $58.7K
Montana 9,159 $61.8K
South Dakota 6,956 $46.7K
Alaska 4,909 $33.2K
Wyoming 4,248 $28.8K
North Dakota 4,241 $31.5K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BARRY HENNESSEY D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

DUANE KIRKSEY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDEPENDENCE

Ohio

ANTHONY ABBRUZZI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GARY PALATUCCI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

GUSTAVO LEDO-SANCHEZ MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID LUNT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATLANTIC CITY

New Jersey

MATTHEW MOORE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEAVERCREEK

Ohio

FELICIA YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ANGELITA BEREDO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

INGLEWOOD

California

PRAKASH YAKKUNDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MENTOR

Ohio

BRENT HEIMANN M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled50

EAST CLEVELAND

Ohio

MARY DE SENA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

GLADSTONE MARTIN MD

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAMES LYONS DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

FORT POLK

Louisiana

ISOLDA GAMBLE DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

PER OKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLINTON

Michigan

BRENT SMITH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STERLING HTS

Michigan

BENJAMIN LEGGIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANSFIELD

Louisiana

TUOUNG TRINH M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN BOHLEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CIRCLEVILLE

Ohio

PAUL BRYANT PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

KIMBERLY EDDINGS-REECE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARDENA

California

RAMON AQUINO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID CHAPMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

South Carolina

MATTHEW YELLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WADENA

Minnesota