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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
WILBURN FURNISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

PETER NWOKE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled135

DETROIT

Michigan

PHILLIP GOLOMB

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

KANWAR MENDIRATTA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled132

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

FELIX UGBAJA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

BOLIVAR

Tennessee

UZMA CHAUDHRY M.D./M.B.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled125

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

PETER LESNIEWSKI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled122

BRONX

New York

D REMINGTON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled121

GRIFFIN

Georgia

MUKESHCHANDRA PATEL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

AURORA

Illinois

FRED MCQUEEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled120

HAMLET

North Carolina

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

LONG BEACH

California

NICANOR JOAQUIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled118

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MOHAMMED KHAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled118

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN ELSTROM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled115

MCHENRY

Illinois

MARION SIGREST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

YAZOO CITY

Mississippi

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled114

DESOTO

Texas

SZE WONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHARLES PAULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

DOTHAN

Alabama

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

CHESTER

South Carolina

ADELFO PAMATMAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

LEOVIGIL PAMBID MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

JAMES BELUE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

RUSTON

Louisiana

ALEJANDRO DIAZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled109

PLANT CITY

Florida

JAMES MCKINNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

SAMUEL JOHNSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

BRIGHTON

Tennessee