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IBUPROFEN

Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by headache, toothache, arthritis, cold or flu, migraine, or menstrual cramps. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

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
XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ELMHURST

New York

MARION HAUTEA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ATLANTA

Michigan

KEE KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

FLUSHING

New York

SOLOMON AWUSAH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

LAURENT VIEN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled52

STOCKTON

California

SUNG KIM MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Claims Filled52

FLUSHING

New York

THEODORE NOPHSKER D.O

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BEDFORD

Texas

PAUL MORIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CAMARILLO

California

MANUEL ONG M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled52

CARTHAGE

Mississippi

JAMES DERKSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

DAYTON

Ohio

GARY DEUTSCH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SANTA PAULA

California

CHRIS RUGE APRN, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

LAS VEGAS

New Mexico

RAMA YARLAGADDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MARTINEZ

California

GARY RIDDLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FERDINAND

Indiana

ROBERT BROD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

BRADFORD QUATKEMEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CRITTENDEN

Kentucky

CHARLES DAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CALLAHAN

Florida

NARCISA MURILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CLIFTON

New Jersey

NATHANIEL WELLY PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

COTTONWOOD

Arizona

EMMANUEL MBUALUNGU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

NADIA DAVIS M.D,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

VANCOUVER

Washington

ROSELIND BARDISA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GONZALEZ PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

DOWNEY

California

EDGAR BORDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARIA BRASIL-DELGADO FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

SAN DIEGO

California