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Prescriber Checkup » INDOMETHACIN

INDOMETHACIN

Treats pain caused by arthritis, gout, bursitis, and tendonitis. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

262K
Medicare Part D Claims
$18.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 68,121 $1.92M
Florida 44,239 $1.08M
Texas 35,538 $1.06M
New York 34,291 $977K
North Carolina 29,241 $723K
Pennsylvania 29,228 $772K
Illinois 27,394 $757K
Georgia 24,402 $615K
Michigan 23,454 $1.17M
Ohio 23,151 $572K
Tennessee 21,679 $483K
Puerto Rico 19,416 $677K
Alabama 18,126 $431K
Virginia 18,017 $399K
South Carolina 15,534 $355K
Massachusetts 14,888 $358K
Missouri 14,766 $382K
Louisiana 14,296 $331K
Mississippi 13,977 $359K
Kentucky 13,952 $349K
Wisconsin 13,410 $337K
Minnesota 13,115 $232K
Indiana 12,883 $376K
New Jersey 12,836 $306K
Washington 11,014 $280K
Colorado 10,982 $302K
Arizona 9,858 $256K
Arkansas 9,500 $204K
Maryland 8,989 $217K
Oregon 7,706 $218K
Iowa 7,086 $164K
Oklahoma 6,953 $206K
Connecticut 5,880 $134K
West Virginia 5,612 $133K
Hawaii 5,574 $149K
New Mexico 5,178 $131K
Kansas 5,167 $134K
Nevada 4,952 $137K
Maine 4,459 $98.8K
Nebraska 4,036 $117K
Utah 3,503 $116K
Idaho 3,409 $88.6K
Montana 3,064 $79.4K
Rhode Island 2,935 $70.8K
New Hampshire 2,763 $68.1K
South Dakota 2,070 $48.4K
North Dakota 1,841 $42.7K
Vermont 1,818 $39.5K
Wyoming 1,625 $49.9K
Delaware 1,530 $40K
District of Columbia 1,462 $51.4K
Alaska 893 $26.6K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for INDOMETHACIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,129

OAK PARK

Michigan

MICHAEL POPOFF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

DETROIT

Michigan

SYED RAOOF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled348

MADISON HEIGHTS

Michigan

JOHN GERALT MD

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled345

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

JAMES BURDETTE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled325

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JOHN BATISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

SPRING HILL

Florida

STAN ZINKOVSKY OTR, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled233

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ANMY TRAN DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled219

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

JOHN JOHNSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

PERRY TIMBERLAKE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled193

GREENSBORO

Alabama

FRANKLIN CHAMBERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

DUMAS

Arkansas

MARTIN GROTHEER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

MIAMI

Oklahoma

RONALD GIOFFRE MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled182

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ALBERT SPICKERS

General Practice

Claims Filled177

WARREN

Michigan

IRINA PRUCHANSKY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

BROOKLYN

New York

ETHEL MBOMBOW PA-C

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

FRANK WOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled167

MCCAYSVILLE

Georgia

RUBEN BENITO M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled164

DETROIT

Michigan

HECTOR JIMENEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled162

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN HAYNES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled156

CLOVIS

New Mexico

EMILIO JACQUES MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled153

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROBERT WATSON

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled149

HAZLEHURST

Mississippi

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled147

OSCEOLA

Arkansas

LARISA LIKVER MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled143

BROOKLYN

New York

CHARLES VIRGIN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled141

MIAMI

Florida