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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
ERNESTO DIAZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled754

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled749

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled726

MIAMI

Florida

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled723

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled711

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled711

MIAMI

Florida

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled708

GLENDALE

California

LEVON ANTOSSYAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled705

GLENDALE

California

HECTOR MALDONADO LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled703

MIAMI

Florida

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled692

MIAMI

Florida

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled688

VAN NUYS

California

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled685

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN RATLIFF D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled684

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DANA RICHARD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled682

GREENACRES

Florida

SARAH MACHADO PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled679

MIAMI

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled671

GLENDALE

California

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled670

HIALEAH

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled667

MIAMI

Florida

ROY JEFFERSON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled661

WARM SPRINGS

Georgia

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled658

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ARUTYUN TOPSAKALYAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled657

GLENDALE

California

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled649

HIALEAH

Florida

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled645

LOS ANGELES

California

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled641

HIALEAH

Florida

MIGUEL CORONA OLIVARES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled640

MIAMI

Florida