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IBUPROFEN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

4.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$29.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 813,246 $5.91M
Florida 451,985 $2.36M
New York 322,000 $1.92M
Texas 224,693 $1.26M
Pennsylvania 223,132 $1.35M
Michigan 221,807 $1.37M
Ohio 182,953 $1.21M
Illinois 172,639 $982K
Massachusetts 147,015 $837K
North Carolina 121,650 $729K
Georgia 110,331 $615K
New Jersey 100,289 $521K
Kentucky 96,928 $619K
Arizona 95,626 $589K
Missouri 95,535 $594K
Tennessee 92,213 $565K
Virginia 82,607 $532K
Washington 72,407 $459K
Indiana 66,401 $444K
Maryland 62,640 $383K
Alabama 61,314 $366K
Minnesota 59,789 $409K
Oklahoma 55,960 $380K
Wisconsin 54,569 $357K
Oregon 51,047 $383K
South Carolina 50,919 $307K
West Virginia 49,095 $320K
Louisiana 48,941 $271K
New Mexico 45,688 $278K
Colorado 39,899 $294K
Connecticut 38,439 $198K
Mississippi 38,222 $214K
Utah 37,590 $264K
Nevada 36,230 $233K
Iowa 34,780 $211K
Arkansas 30,108 $186K
Rhode Island 28,797 $152K
Kansas 25,756 $163K
Maine 23,556 $156K
Nebraska 18,635 $118K
New Hampshire 16,863 $114K
Idaho 16,294 $113K
Hawaii 15,964 $111K
District of Columbia 12,583 $68.7K
Vermont 11,225 $71.2K
Delaware 10,507 $59.4K
Montana 9,226 $59.7K
South Dakota 7,028 $44.7K
Alaska 5,064 $33.5K
Wyoming 4,387 $27.6K
North Dakota 4,254 $26.4K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANDREW HAWKINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

ZION CROSSROADS

Virginia

GOPAL BHALALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

ZION

Illinois

JEFFREY KELLEY DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled80

ZEELAND

Michigan

KAREN JONES FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled71

ZEBULON

North Carolina

MARY PLATTNER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

ZAPATA

Texas

SHELLY DUNMYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

CARL SCHOWENGERDT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled115

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

BETH FINERAN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled68

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MITESH PAREKH M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled62

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

KRISTIN DAVIS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

KRISTEN BURGESS CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled51

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

GRETA MONROE-WILKES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ZACHARY

Louisiana

INEZ YOUNG RN, MSN-FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled133

YUMA

Arizona

BASEM MERI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

YUMA

Arizona

DAVID SMOCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

YUMA

Arizona

RODOLFO GONZALES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

YUMA

Arizona

RICHARD FORTNEY P.A

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled55

YUMA

Arizona

ROBERTO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

YUMA

Arizona

FRANK GUPTON DMD

Dentist, Dental Public Health

Claims Filled54

YULEE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER RENSHAW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

YUKON

Oklahoma

CURTIS BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

YUKON

Oklahoma

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

YUCCA VALLEY

California

JOHN BATIN P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled98

YUCCA VALLEY

California

AYAD GHARGHOURY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled80

YUCCA VALLEY

California