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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
AGUSTIN LATORRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled713

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

KWANGSU KIM DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled697

TUCKAHOE

New York

JORGE CARBALLO D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled691

MIAMI

Florida

IVAN BARRIOS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled688

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled680

LOS ANGELES

California

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled677

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCISCO REYTOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled676

MIAMI

Florida

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled676

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled674

MIAMI

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled673

HIALEAH

Florida

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled671

LOS ANGELES

California

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled666

HIALEAH

Florida

WILLIAM FONFEDER

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled658

BROOKLYN

New York

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Claims Filled657

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled652

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled643

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled638

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE CARDONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled634

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled630

MIAMI

Florida

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled627

HIALEAH

Florida

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled618

MCALLEN

Texas

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled611

MIAMI

Florida

STAN ZINKOVSKY OTR, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled609

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JUAN CAMAYD MD

General Practice

Claims Filled609

MIAMI

Florida

LANH PHUNG M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled602

WESTMINSTER

California