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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
SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

MIAMI

Florida

MARTHA LOZANO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled524

CHULA VISTA

California

LAI-YUAN LIU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled524

MIAMI

Florida

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled523

HIALEAH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled522

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled522

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS ANDUX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled521

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled519

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

MIAMI

Florida

JASON BOUTROS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled519

PASADENA

California

YERVAND SET AGAYAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled518

GLENDALE

California

GINA GOOD APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled516

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

SANTIAGO CARDENAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled515

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID RATH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

SUNBURY

Ohio

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN MUBANG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled511

SEFFNER

Florida

FLORENCIO SANCHEZ-LOPEZ MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled510

MIAMI

Florida

MERCEDES PINO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled508

CHICAGO

Illinois

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled507

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled506

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled505

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled504

MIAMI

Florida

LUDVIK ARTINYAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled504

LOS ANGELES

California

JORGE GUEVARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled504

BROWNSVILLE

Texas