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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
TRACY MUHAMMAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHICAGO

Illinois

GAIL METCALF NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

JAMAICA PLAIN

Massachusetts

MOBIN GHAVAMI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LODI

California

PAUL SICOLA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled52

FOSTER

Rhode Island

BETH WEAVER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

HALE

Michigan

DONNA VASQUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

DALLAS

Texas

WILLIAM FARR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BAKERSFIELD

California

KAVON AZADI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

TULSA

Oklahoma

GLEN JACOB MD

Claims Filled52

LARGO

Maryland

VALERIA ANDREWS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

LENOIR

North Carolina

JENNY ATKINS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

SOUTH SHORE

Kentucky

ALEXANDER ALVAREZ PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

HIALEAH

Florida

JEEVAN ERRABOLU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CAMBRIDGE

Maryland

RICKY MONETT NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

PUEBLO

Colorado

RAMSEY HAZBOUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

EL PASO

Texas

PAULA BENNETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

HONESDALE

Pennsylvania

STEVEN CORK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

DOROTHY WARZOCHA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHICAGO

Illinois

HAROLD HOFFMEIER P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

WATKINS GLEN

New York

DAVID TAYLOR PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

FAIRHAVEN

Massachusetts

CHRISTINA HUTCHINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

ALICE MILLS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

CLIFFORD RAUSCHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PRESCOTT

Arizona

WANDA ELOZEGUI ALFONSO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

HOWARD MCNAIR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

POSEN

Illinois