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VOLTAREN

DICLOFENAC SODIUM

Treats pain caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or other medical problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 124 of 3362

$199M
Retail Cost

Rank: 135 of 3362

1,022,026
Patients

Rank: 85 of 3362

206,762
Prescribers

Rank: 106 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 123,981 340,224 $26.3M
California 119,158 324,367 $25.3M
New York 114,552 320,981 $22.8M
Texas 85,181 178,793 $15.9M
New Jersey 38,474 96,338 $8.29M
North Carolina 38,458 86,918 $9.14M
Pennsylvania 35,735 86,097 $6.5M
Georgia 36,508 78,259 $6.97M
Ohio 28,431 64,429 $5.47M
Illinois 26,133 62,728 $4.5M
Michigan 23,935 61,659 $4.78M
Virginia 23,339 48,542 $4.17M
Tennessee 20,241 43,512 $3.97M
Missouri 16,096 41,650 $3.43M
Indiana 17,905 40,821 $3.58M
South Carolina 19,713 39,898 $3.85M
Wisconsin 17,061 38,617 $3.04M
Louisiana 16,530 36,286 $3.19M
Washington 14,894 34,354 $2.15M
Arizona 17,436 33,842 $2.81M
Alabama 14,718 33,097 $2.84M
Kentucky 13,797 32,501 $2.99M
Colorado 14,218 32,034 $2.27M
Oklahoma 12,481 28,073 $2.28M
Massachusetts 11,969 27,485 $1.75M
Connecticut 12,665 26,378 $2.13M
Maryland 11,245 25,174 $2.06M
Mississippi 9,712 21,971 $1.92M
Kansas 8,522 21,926 $1.58M
Arkansas 9,459 20,466 $1.76M
Oregon 8,926 18,740 $1.12M
Minnesota 7,354 15,914 $931K
Nevada 7,213 13,952 $1.48M
New Mexico 4,613 10,266 $648K
Iowa 4,162 9,970 $642K
West Virginia 4,292 9,960 $831K
Maine 3,908 8,538 $609K
Utah 3,870 8,186 $660K
New Hampshire 3,182 6,571 $430K
Nebraska 2,535 5,978 $393K
Idaho 2,786 5,906 $402K
Rhode Island 2,229 5,454 $364K
Delaware 2,636 5,037 $494K
Montana 2,142 4,969 $283K
Hawaii 2,156 4,739 $436K
District of Columbia 1,759 4,195 $278K
South Dakota 1,479 3,219 $207K
North Dakota 1,193 3,185 $183K
Alaska 870 2,065 $139K
Wyoming 895 1,799 $117K
Vermont 784 1,588 $95.4K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled831

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled831

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled828

MISSION

Texas

BRICIA TORO DE ZAREI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled825

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled820

ENCINO

California

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled820

MIAMI

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled819

MIAMI

Florida

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled816

BROOKLYN

New York

DIANA SAYADYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled807

GLENDALE

California

INES BRACERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled786

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled773

LOS ANGELES

California

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled772

MIAMI

Florida

LILLIAN WILLIAMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled771

EDINBURG

Texas

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled770

BROOKLYN

New York

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled767

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

NARINE ARUTYOUNIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled766

GLENDALE

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled751

LOS ANGELES

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled749

LOS ANGELES

California

PRINCESS HATCHER D.P.M

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled748

CORONA

California

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled747

UNION CITY

New Jersey

VLADIMIR GERTSIK DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled744

BROOKLYN

New York

FEDERICO LABRADOR P.A

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled719

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled717

HIALEAH

Florida

ANNETTE FORNOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled711

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled708

BRONX

New York