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IBUPROFEN

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 2013

5.17M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 65 of 3238

$36M
Retail Cost

Rank: 457 of 3238

2,142,992
Patients

Rank: 36 of 3238

442,059
Prescribers

Rank: 14 of 3238

User Reviews of IBUPROFEN »

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88%

of people say

it's worth it

48%

of people say

it worked well

5%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 375,850 869,342 $6.99M
Florida 185,958 477,177 $3.08M
New York 174,532 369,233 $2.1M
Michigan 115,188 267,168 $1.85M
Texas 122,643 256,244 $1.65M
Pennsylvania 98,535 245,786 $1.6M
Ohio 85,118 202,278 $1.5M
Illinois 72,369 176,018 $1.13M
Massachusetts 66,821 159,554 $1.05M
North Carolina 58,290 135,683 $961K
Georgia 57,208 122,592 $780K
New Jersey 53,885 112,415 $647K
Kentucky 34,956 105,793 $760K
Tennessee 40,287 102,673 $733K
Missouri 35,608 99,799 $707K
Arizona 43,926 99,257 $746K
Virginia 38,396 88,974 $653K
Washington 31,081 76,323 $528K
Indiana 29,252 72,046 $559K
Maryland 34,563 69,644 $469K
Alabama 26,369 68,413 $469K
Minnesota 26,380 63,088 $466K
Oklahoma 21,527 59,142 $447K
Wisconsin 22,663 56,301 $432K
South Carolina 24,518 54,842 $376K
Oregon 20,203 54,323 $422K
Louisiana 22,634 53,840 $318K
West Virginia 17,736 51,138 $366K
New Mexico 20,381 47,252 $321K
Colorado 18,032 43,703 $381K
Connecticut 20,549 41,597 $253K
Nevada 18,792 41,159 $295K
Utah 16,494 40,916 $340K
Mississippi 16,951 40,428 $247K
Iowa 14,416 36,556 $253K
Arkansas 11,438 32,026 $213K
Rhode Island 13,703 31,454 $216K
Kansas 10,603 29,134 $207K
Maine 8,657 24,019 $207K
Nebraska 7,891 20,032 $140K
New Hampshire 7,485 18,099 $147K
Hawaii 8,771 17,355 $127K
Idaho 6,627 16,971 $122K
District of Columbia 6,640 13,499 $81.8K
Delaware 6,469 12,562 $84K
Vermont 3,999 10,978 $83.2K
Montana 3,707 9,703 $70.2K
South Dakota 3,118 7,538 $50.5K
Alaska 2,353 5,363 $36.6K
North Dakota 1,850 4,663 $31.2K
Wyoming 1,560 4,241 $28.7K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled596

MIAMI

Florida

FELIX CHION-FONG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled596

MIAMI

Florida

KENNETH FAILE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled596

JOHNSONVILLE

South Carolina

ROBERTO SOLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

MIAMI

Florida

YERVAND SET AGAYAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled589

GLENDALE

California

JASON BOUTROS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled580

PASADENA

California

ANAHIT BLIKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled579

LOS ANGELES

California

MARTA FERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled578

HOMESTEAD

Florida

VANDELY PEREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled576

HIALEAH

Florida

BEATRIZ MARTIN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

MIAMI

Florida

NICHOLAS ORME MD

General Practice

Claims Filled574

FRESNO

California

MARTA JARAMILLO PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled573

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DIANA SAYADYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled571

GLENDALE

California

LUIS CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled570

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled568

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled567

NORTHRIDGE

California

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

DEARBORN

Michigan

KENNY HO DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled566

BROOKLYN

New York

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled562

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE GUEVARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled562

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ADOLFO MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled561

MIAMI

Florida

ROLAND SANCHEZ M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled560

BELEN

New Mexico

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled560

BRONX

New York

AGNES UBANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled558

TEMPLE TERRACE

Florida

C ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled555

BROWNSVILLE

Texas