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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
JAMES PILLOW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

HELENA

Arkansas

LOURDES JIMENEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

ANTIOCH

California

ROBERT YANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN BERNARDINO

California

REGINALD HUGHES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

JAMAICA

New York

BRAD LIPKIN DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled55

ORLANDO

Georgia

SHARITA WARFIELD M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled55

HOUSTON

Texas

MARIELIS PEDROZA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled55

OROCOVIS

Puerto Rico

APRILE HAMILTON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled55

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOHN DELLIQUADRI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GIRARD

Ohio

FRED FLORIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

GREGORY ZOLKOWSKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BOLIVAR

Missouri

ERIC SCHLUETER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

FELICIDAD MELQUIADES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

CLINTON

Massachusetts

KALPANA HOOL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

TORRANCE

California

ROBERT BURKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEW HARTFORD

New York

TED SUSSMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

HOULTON

Maine

TRACY PHILLIPS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

WHITE HALL

Arkansas

JUDY BURNS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ARCATA

California

LINDA HSU MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled55

BELLFLOWER

California

RAJENDRA MULLAPUDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

CHICAGO

Illinois

EDMOND CHANG FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled55

TORRANCE

California

CARLOS LETELIER M.D.,D.M.D.,D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled55

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BRUCE MONTGOMERY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

MAUMEE

Ohio

STEVEN BAST MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled55

COVINA

California

SHANE MARTIN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled55

GLENDALE

Arizona