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Prescriber Checkup » VOLTAREN

VOLTAREN

Treats pain caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or other medical problems. Also treats acute migraine attacks in adults. This is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medicine (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

586K
Medicare Part D Claims
$92.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 240,466 $14.4M
California 178,509 $11.8M
New York 138,937 $8.34M
Texas 85,751 $6.49M
New Jersey 60,028 $4.44M
North Carolina 50,326 $4.32M
Pennsylvania 48,547 $3.18M
Georgia 40,584 $3.11M
Ohio 39,306 $2.82M
Michigan 37,837 $2.66M
Illinois 32,241 $2.08M
Missouri 27,428 $2.05M
Virginia 23,940 $1.83M
Tennessee 23,846 $1.89M
Louisiana 22,704 $1.8M
Indiana 21,272 $1.53M
South Carolina 18,904 $1.56M
Kentucky 18,576 $1.45M
Alabama 18,033 $1.36M
Wisconsin 18,027 $1.11M
Washington 17,745 $962K
Arizona 14,880 $1.09M
Colorado 14,766 $948K
Oklahoma 14,596 $1.09M
Maryland 14,491 $976K
Connecticut 13,014 $874K
Mississippi 12,375 $1.01M
Kansas 11,610 $738K
Massachusetts 11,157 $573K
Arkansas 10,244 $789K
Oregon 9,063 $453K
Puerto Rico 6,533 $256K
West Virginia 6,405 $484K
Nevada 6,385 $493K
Minnesota 5,812 $307K
Iowa 5,219 $298K
New Mexico 5,071 $299K
Maine 4,942 $304K
Utah 3,983 $292K
Nebraska 3,642 $203K
Hawaii 3,561 $286K
Rhode Island 3,485 $187K
New Hampshire 3,314 $184K
Idaho 2,895 $191K
Delaware 2,587 $185K
North Dakota 2,247 $104K
Montana 2,245 $116K
South Dakota 2,180 $115K
District of Columbia 2,033 $118K
Alaska 1,269 $76.7K
Vermont 967 $47.4K
Wyoming 954 $52.9K
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 VOLTAREN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN PABLO

California

PHILLIP LENOACH MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

FARMVILLE

Virginia

JAVEED AHMED MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LANCASTER

California

ROGELIO GARCIA-CAVAZOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAREDO

Texas

GEORGE SHANNON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Georgia

NINA DAYEN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

REGO PARK

New York

PATRICIA MUELLER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

TODD PELLESCHI DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

ETTERS

Pennsylvania

CAESAR ZUNIGA D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

MALAY DAS M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

MARIA PEREA BARBOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

CYNTHIA WRENN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

THANH VU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

MICHAEL ABRAHAMS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

PLANTATION

Florida

MEL VOULGAROPOULOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

HARRY MOFFITT DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

DYER

Indiana

ADAM BUDNY DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

PATRICK KULINA D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

LEWES

Delaware

LAWRENCE JACKSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WAVERLY

Tennessee

HAROLD MILSTEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

SUSAN LEVIT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID TROCK M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DANBURY

Connecticut

SHOBHA KHANDELWAL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDINA

Ohio

RICHARD HENRYS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

MARIANNA TSARAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Illinois