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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
ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled635

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled633

MIAMI

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled632

HIALEAH

Florida

ARSINE BARSEGYAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

GLENDALE

California

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled627

HIALEAH

Florida

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled623

MIAMI

Florida

HICHAM EL-HORR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled619

DEARBORN

Michigan

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled615

WOODHAVEN

New York

MARIA CUESTA TORRES M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled612

MIAMI

Florida

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled611

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled610

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JORGE SANTANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled607

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT KROPAC MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled595

PRINCETON

West Virginia

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled594

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled591

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled586

LONG BEACH

California

FERNANDO OJEA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled586

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled585

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL VIZCARRA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled582

HESPERIA

California

COREY RUTH M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled581

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LEDA ALMODOVAR-ALZUGARAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled573

MARGATE

Florida

RENATO DOMINGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled570

MIAMI

Florida

AVRAHAM HENOCH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled569

NEW YORK

New York

KENDRICK DULDULAO MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled568

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

V KUCHIPUDI M.D.

Claims Filled568

BROOKFIELD

Illinois