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IBUPROFEN

Advil (Ibuprofen) 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 2014

5.43M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 62 of 3362

$42.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 443 of 3362

2,292,217
Patients

Rank: 37 of 3362

455,981
Prescribers

Rank: 15 of 3362

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88%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

4%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 402,046 912,326 $8.41M
Florida 197,826 490,399 $3.43M
New York 186,378 388,878 $2.49M
Michigan 122,990 284,203 $2.25M
Texas 133,749 272,532 $1.97M
Pennsylvania 103,482 255,043 $1.98M
Ohio 90,552 212,642 $1.69M
Illinois 77,781 182,174 $1.31M
Massachusetts 72,355 171,508 $1.28M
North Carolina 61,585 141,088 $1.12M
Georgia 61,772 130,635 $935K
New Jersey 57,868 118,909 $779K
Kentucky 37,954 112,574 $907K
Tennessee 43,073 107,542 $857K
Arizona 47,944 106,126 $826K
Missouri 36,505 100,909 $821K
Virginia 40,394 91,476 $743K
Washington 33,186 79,670 $623K
Maryland 38,733 75,617 $572K
Indiana 31,018 75,452 $644K
Alabama 27,850 69,567 $548K
Minnesota 27,236 63,390 $556K
South Carolina 28,994 62,873 $498K
Oklahoma 22,772 62,261 $539K
Wisconsin 23,755 58,612 $531K
Louisiana 24,660 58,028 $396K
Oregon 22,326 57,547 $514K
West Virginia 18,799 53,567 $442K
New Mexico 21,796 50,159 $388K
Colorado 20,951 48,197 $441K
Connecticut 22,691 45,246 $299K
Nevada 20,637 43,890 $345K
Mississippi 18,089 43,368 $300K
Utah 17,205 42,205 $377K
Iowa 14,552 36,449 $290K
Rhode Island 14,672 33,671 $242K
Arkansas 12,072 32,975 $266K
Kansas 10,873 29,190 $237K
Maine 8,794 24,898 $214K
Nebraska 8,187 20,464 $163K
New Hampshire 7,824 19,123 $161K
Idaho 7,147 17,863 $145K
Hawaii 9,050 17,373 $143K
District of Columbia 7,055 14,101 $94.8K
Delaware 6,959 13,389 $105K
Vermont 4,278 11,726 $108K
Montana 4,005 10,163 $86.4K
South Dakota 3,198 7,468 $59.7K
Alaska 2,429 5,376 $42.4K
North Dakota 1,854 4,592 $39K
Wyoming 1,731 4,503 $36.6K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EUN PYEUN-KIM DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled68

FPO

ROBERT RUPPRECHT DDS, MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled64

FPO

TODD SUMNER DDS, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled104

APO

ZHIJIAN WANG PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled102

WINDSOR

JOHN CORBIN MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Community Health

Claims Filled73

ST. THOMAS

Virgin Islands

BRIAN BACOT MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled52

ST THOMAS

Virgin Islands

MICHELLE DIZON

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled67

CHRISTIANSTED

Virgin Islands

FAUSTO BORIA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

GURABO

Puerto Rico

ENRIQUE VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled72

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

NORBERTO ORTIZ CASTRO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

LAS MARIAS

Puerto Rico

NESTOR FRONTERA-TACORONTE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled73

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

PABLO DECASTRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled63

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ABELARDO VARGAS M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled63

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RAMON COLON FIGUEROA DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled58

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL GONZALEZ CASTRO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARVIN ALAMEDA

Dentist, Prosthodontics

Claims Filled89

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUIS AROCHO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled81

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

JOSE ALVARADO DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled70

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico

ELISEO ROMAN DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled69

NARANJITO

Puerto Rico

SHEILA SANCHEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

PEDRO TORRES-MORALES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled183

MAUNABO

Puerto Rico

EVELYN DE JESUS

Dentist

Claims Filled51

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MANUEL RODRIGUEZ ZAYAS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled62

PONCE

Puerto Rico

CESAR MONSALVE RIZO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled76

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO ALMODOVAR OLMEDA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled75

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico