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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
JONATHON MEDINA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

ROBERT DARR PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled53

KEMMERER

Wyoming

MICHAEL STRAHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

SHERIDAN

Wyoming

WILLIAM CALDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

ARAPAHOE

Wyoming

KERN REID MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ARTHUR MINES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

REGINALD ADAMS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

BRIAN KELLEY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled224

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

MOHAMMAD NWILATI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

NEIL LUY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JEFFREY MARQUARDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHETEK

Wisconsin

JEFFREY SHEPICH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHIPPEWA FALLS

Wisconsin

PETER CORNELIUS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

WEST BEND

Wisconsin

DAVID DEHART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN

Wisconsin

HARRY MALCOLM

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

HAYWARD

Wisconsin

SHARON O'DWYER APNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled57

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JANE HAWES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

TOD LEWIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

SHAWANO

Wisconsin

HUMA ASGHAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

WILLIAM CALKINS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled62

WESTBY

Wisconsin

DAVID GREGORY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PORTAGE

Wisconsin

ALAN KIMMEL DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled68

MEQUON

Wisconsin

SAROJINI SHARMA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

SUPERIOR

Wisconsin

MICHAEL PLOOSTER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled63

BARABOO

Wisconsin

BARBARA ANKARLO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

CUMBERLAND

Wisconsin