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Prescriber Checkup » VOLTAREN

VOLTAREN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.25M
Medicare Part D Claims
$86.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 196,056 $12.7M
California 170,225 $11.5M
New York 135,646 $8.29M
Texas 79,601 $6.16M
New Jersey 49,932 $3.83M
Pennsylvania 43,602 $2.85M
North Carolina 43,371 $3.9M
Georgia 38,406 $2.99M
Ohio 34,342 $2.59M
Michigan 34,193 $2.37M
Illinois 32,015 $2.09M
Virginia 23,600 $1.79M
Tennessee 22,863 $1.81M
Missouri 22,645 $1.68M
Louisiana 21,708 $1.69M
Indiana 19,819 $1.54M
South Carolina 17,881 $1.5M
Washington 17,614 $970K
Kentucky 17,527 $1.43M
Alabama 16,616 $1.25M
Wisconsin 16,493 $1.08M
Arizona 16,458 $1.22M
Colorado 15,525 $960K
Oklahoma 13,724 $1M
Mississippi 13,039 $1M
Connecticut 12,465 $877K
Maryland 12,416 $873K
Massachusetts 11,382 $593K
Arkansas 10,343 $774K
Kansas 10,184 $654K
Oregon 8,945 $463K
Nevada 6,497 $538K
Minnesota 6,473 $339K
West Virginia 6,210 $455K
New Mexico 5,034 $282K
Iowa 4,724 $272K
Utah 4,494 $322K
Maine 4,368 $276K
Hawaii 3,139 $264K
New Hampshire 3,094 $176K
Nebraska 2,985 $162K
Rhode Island 2,893 $170K
Idaho 2,797 $174K
Delaware 2,708 $206K
Montana 2,532 $131K
District of Columbia 2,105 $117K
North Dakota 1,857 $91.1K
South Dakota 1,644 $90.9K
Alaska 1,120 $63.5K
Vermont 979 $50.4K
Wyoming 900 $46K
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 »

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Top prescribers for VOLTAREN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FLORENCIO SANCHEZ-LOPEZ MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,476

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,183

EDINBURG

Texas

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,075

GLENDALE

California

RENE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled961

MIAMI

Florida

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled949

HIALEAH

Florida

MANUEL ALZUGARAY MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled936

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled933

CORAL GABLES

Florida

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

HIALEAH

Florida

ALEJANDRO DE LA CRUZ D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled786

MIAMI

Florida

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled765

MCALLEN

Texas

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled730

HIALEAH

Florida

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled720

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled647

WALLER

Texas

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled630

GLENDALE

California

MANOUCHEHR RASHTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled626

LOS ANGELES

California

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled620

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled605

MIAMI

Florida

GERALD HO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled598

LA PALMA

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled596

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled575

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS ANDUX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled572

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN OJEA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled567

MIAMI

Florida

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled559

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled555

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled554

MIAMI

Florida