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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
ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled105

LOS ANGELES

California

HALIDE KATTAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

LAKELAND

Florida

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled104

DETROIT

Michigan

DAVID CHASE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled100

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

KENNETH CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL BELL DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled99

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RICHARD LOCKARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

UBLY

Michigan

SEMAAN EL-KHOURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

AULANDER

North Carolina

ANTONIO RAMOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JERRY MUSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

PIGGOTT

Arkansas

HICHAM EL-HORR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

DEARBORN

Michigan

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

NEWTON

Texas

BRENDAN BAUER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled96

BELLEVUE

Ohio

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

CHANDRAVADAN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

TAMPA

Florida

GILBERT SUNIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

VISALIA

California

ARTHUR PORTNOW M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled94

SARASOTA

Florida

ANTHONY PAGLIARULO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID BOOTH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

EUPORA

Mississippi

RUDOLF HAMSA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled93

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JAMES JUNGELS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

MACKS CREEK

Missouri

JOHN MCMAHON M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled92

MOBILE

Alabama

DANE SIMONS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled91

BAY CITY

Texas

WYCHE COLEMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

COUSHATTA

Louisiana

HARRISON CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

ALMA

Georgia