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IBUPROFEN

Advil (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 2014

5.43M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 62 of 3362

$42.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 443 of 3362

2,292,217
Patients

Rank: 37 of 3362

455,981
Prescribers

Rank: 15 of 3362

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88%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

4%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 402,046 912,326 $8.41M
Florida 197,826 490,399 $3.43M
New York 186,378 388,878 $2.49M
Michigan 122,990 284,203 $2.25M
Texas 133,749 272,532 $1.97M
Pennsylvania 103,482 255,043 $1.98M
Ohio 90,552 212,642 $1.69M
Illinois 77,781 182,174 $1.31M
Massachusetts 72,355 171,508 $1.28M
North Carolina 61,585 141,088 $1.12M
Georgia 61,772 130,635 $935K
New Jersey 57,868 118,909 $779K
Kentucky 37,954 112,574 $907K
Tennessee 43,073 107,542 $857K
Arizona 47,944 106,126 $826K
Missouri 36,505 100,909 $821K
Virginia 40,394 91,476 $743K
Washington 33,186 79,670 $623K
Maryland 38,733 75,617 $572K
Indiana 31,018 75,452 $644K
Alabama 27,850 69,567 $548K
Minnesota 27,236 63,390 $556K
South Carolina 28,994 62,873 $498K
Oklahoma 22,772 62,261 $539K
Wisconsin 23,755 58,612 $531K
Louisiana 24,660 58,028 $396K
Oregon 22,326 57,547 $514K
West Virginia 18,799 53,567 $442K
New Mexico 21,796 50,159 $388K
Colorado 20,951 48,197 $441K
Connecticut 22,691 45,246 $299K
Nevada 20,637 43,890 $345K
Mississippi 18,089 43,368 $300K
Utah 17,205 42,205 $377K
Iowa 14,552 36,449 $290K
Rhode Island 14,672 33,671 $242K
Arkansas 12,072 32,975 $266K
Kansas 10,873 29,190 $237K
Maine 8,794 24,898 $214K
Nebraska 8,187 20,464 $163K
New Hampshire 7,824 19,123 $161K
Idaho 7,147 17,863 $145K
Hawaii 9,050 17,373 $143K
District of Columbia 7,055 14,101 $94.8K
Delaware 6,959 13,389 $105K
Vermont 4,278 11,726 $108K
Montana 4,005 10,163 $86.4K
South Dakota 3,198 7,468 $59.7K
Alaska 2,429 5,376 $42.4K
North Dakota 1,854 4,592 $39K
Wyoming 1,731 4,503 $36.6K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled549

GRUNDY

Virginia

RUBEN RUIZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled546

MONTEBELLO

California

WILLIAM WASHINGTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled546

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ROGELIO ZALDIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled544

MIAMI

Florida

VANDELY PEREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled544

HIALEAH

Florida

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled542

NEW YORK

New York

JORGE DIAZ D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled541

HIALEAH

Florida

MARTA FERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled539

HOMESTEAD

Florida

ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled538

FRESNO

California

JOANNA NAWROSKI-WOZNIAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled538

LA MESA

California

ERIC BACKOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled536

WARREN

Michigan

JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled535

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled529

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ACOSTA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled520

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled519

BELL

California

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled518

HIALEAH

Florida

MUHAMMAD ALAM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled518

ELMIRA

New York

HENRIK KHATCHATOURIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled517

GLENDALE

California

ROBERT COLEMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled515

FLORENCE

Mississippi

FRED REVOREDO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled512

PATERSON

New Jersey

FERNANDO OJEA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

CHICAGO

Illinois

LUDVIK ARTINYAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled509

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERTO SOLER VERGES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

HIALEAH

Florida

RAYMOND BROUGHTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled505

IRVINGTON

Alabama

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled503

MIAMI

Florida