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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

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 »

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Top prescribers for IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZHIJIAN WANG PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled126

WINDSOR

MICHELLE DIZON

Claims Filled81

CHRISTIANSTED

Virgin Islands

AURELIO COLLADO

Specialist

Claims Filled53

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

MANUEL RODRIGUEZ ZAYAS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JAIME PEDRAZA D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled63

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DAVID SOTO DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled76

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

ABELARDO VARGAS M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled56

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

MARCOS VECCHINI DMD, MSCD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled54

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

IBEM BORGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled337

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

HYDEE COLLAZO SANTIAGO M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled134

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

RAMON COLON FIGUEROA DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled51

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

IVONNE BENABE HUERTAS

General Practice

Claims Filled73

LUQUILLO

Puerto Rico

PEDRO TORRES-MORALES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled114

MAUNABO

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL PASTRANA DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled51

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

IRMA GONZALEZ DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled86

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RAUL HERNANDEZ RODRIQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled68

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO ALMODOVAR OLMEDA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled72

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

CARLOS LOPEZ ASENCIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

ISMAEL JUSINO-MCDOUGALL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled66

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

HERIBERTO SOLIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

EDGARDO VALLES NEVAREZ DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled51

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO PEGUERO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled71

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO CARABALLO_AGOSTINI

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled69

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

JUAN FELIPE BADO PEREZ DMD P.S.C

Dentist

Claims Filled63

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JORGE IRIZARRY-HORNEDO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled84

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico