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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). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 145 of 3238

$155M
Retail Cost

Rank: 148 of 3238

878,777
Patients

Rank: 91 of 3238

185,495
Prescribers

Rank: 114 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 115,218 327,209 $23M
California 106,478 282,210 $20M
New York 95,247 253,234 $16.5M
Texas 69,718 141,071 $11.6M
New Jersey 34,906 83,994 $6.73M
North Carolina 32,929 71,900 $6.94M
Pennsylvania 30,086 70,350 $4.91M
Georgia 30,473 62,926 $5.21M
Ohio 25,854 55,790 $4.44M
Michigan 22,536 55,162 $4.05M
Illinois 21,213 49,470 $3.31M
Virginia 19,776 40,183 $3.17M
Tennessee 17,951 37,515 $3.16M
Missouri 14,591 35,490 $2.68M
Indiana 15,813 33,340 $2.75M
Louisiana 14,336 31,101 $2.57M
Wisconsin 13,546 29,604 $2.13M
South Carolina 14,077 28,245 $2.49M
Washington 12,087 27,965 $1.63M
Kentucky 11,930 27,366 $2.31M
Alabama 12,254 27,056 $2.14M
Arizona 14,513 26,577 $2.08M
Colorado 11,288 25,715 $1.7M
Oklahoma 10,605 23,036 $1.75M
Connecticut 10,950 21,435 $1.61M
Massachusetts 9,599 21,147 $1.22M
Maryland 9,200 21,146 $1.58M
Mississippi 9,231 19,992 $1.59M
Kansas 7,342 18,177 $1.19M
Arkansas 7,848 16,559 $1.27M
Oregon 7,413 14,815 $812K
Nevada 6,376 12,608 $1.24M
Minnesota 4,996 11,034 $622K
West Virginia 3,884 8,974 $672K
New Mexico 3,955 8,264 $473K
Iowa 3,328 7,639 $465K
Maine 3,185 7,045 $455K
Utah 3,274 6,696 $508K
New Hampshire 2,741 5,333 $320K
Idaho 2,323 4,960 $328K
Nebraska 2,034 4,829 $285K
Delaware 2,353 4,570 $394K
Rhode Island 1,959 4,491 $286K
Hawaii 1,918 4,033 $339K
Montana 1,744 3,920 $212K
District of Columbia 1,448 3,331 $203K
South Dakota 1,316 2,992 $177K
North Dakota 1,048 2,842 $150K
Alaska 752 1,732 $105K
Vermont 666 1,256 $80.7K
Wyoming 624 1,245 $71.1K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,026

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FLORENCIO SANCHEZ-LOPEZ MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled2,016

MIAMI

Florida

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,806

GLENDALE

California

WILLIAM FONFEDER

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled1,682

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,583

EDINBURG

Texas

ALEJANDRO DE LA CRUZ D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled1,558

MIAMI

Florida

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,345

HIALEAH

Florida

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,315

MCALLEN

Texas

ABDOLREZA MOHAMMADIAN M.D

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled1,278

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

VINOD SHARMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,268

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,262

GLENDALE

California

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,233

MIAMI

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,221

GLENDALE

California

PEDRO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,180

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MANOUCHEHR RASHTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,135

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,129

HIALEAH

Florida

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,107

WALLER

Texas

NAYVIS IGLESIAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,094

DORAL

Florida

LUIS ANDUX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID TETROKALASHVILI DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,074

BROOKLYN

New York

RENATO DOMINGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,062

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL ALZUGARAY MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,056

MIAMI

Florida

ANAIT GALFAIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,020

GLENDALE

California

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,012

HIALEAH

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,008

MIAMI

Florida