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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
JONG JIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled568

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL BAHRAMI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled567

MIAMI

Florida

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled567

NORTHRIDGE

California

JUSTO DELGADO M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled566

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROGELIO ZALDIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled565

MIAMI

Florida

NOOBAR JANOIAN

Family Medicine

Claims Filled564

GLENDALE

California

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled564

HIALEAH

Florida

BINWANT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled563

OLIVETTE

Missouri

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled560

LOS ANGELES

California

CONCHITA JACKSON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled558

MIAMI

Florida

MARTA FERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled557

HOMESTEAD

Florida

KENNETH NAVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

CHICAGO

Illinois

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled550

MIAMI

Florida

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled546

MIAMI

Florida

VELLAIAPPAN SOMASUNDARAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

SOUTH WILLIAMSON

Kentucky

GILBERTO SECO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled544

MIAMI

Florida

LAURO ARTEAGA PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled543

LOS ANGELES

California

JAVIER PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled543

HIALEAH

Florida

RENE HASBUN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled539

MIAMI

Florida

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled539

VAN NUYS

California

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled538

DEARBORN

Michigan

ARTURO ABALOS MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled536

DELANO

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled535

BROOKLYN

New York

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled532

GLENDALE

California

JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

CORAL GABLES

Florida