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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
GOPAL BHALALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

ZION

Illinois

GABRIEL SOMORI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled85

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

JEFFREY KELLEY DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled113

ZEELAND

Michigan

FARASAT ASHRAF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled69

ZEBULON

North Carolina

KAREN JONES FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled79

ZEBULON

North Carolina

BETH FINERAN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

SHELLY DUNMYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

CARL SCHOWENGERDT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled58

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

SALVADOR ALONZO FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled84

YUMA

Arizona

RICHARD FORTNEY P.A

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled64

YUMA

Arizona

BASEM MERI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

YUMA

Arizona

DAVID SMOCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YUMA

Arizona

RENU MAGU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

YUMA

Arizona

RODOLFO GONZALES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

YUMA

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER RENSHAW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

YUKON

Oklahoma

JOHN BATIN P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled79

YUCCA VALLEY

California

AYAD GHARGHOURY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled90

YUCCA VALLEY

California

WINSTON RUDDER PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled67

YUCCA VALLEY

California

ELDENE SMITH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled59

YUCCA VALLEY

California

ROBERT EVANS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

YUCCA VALLEY

California

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

YUCCA VALLEY

California

TONDA BRADSHAW DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

YUCAIPA

California

WILLIAM SPAHN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

YUCAIPA

California

RAYMUNDO MORALES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

YUCAIPA

California

CHARLES CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

YUCAIPA

California