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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
VARDUI ARUTYUNYAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled790

GLENDALE

California

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled774

MIAMI

Florida

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled773

LOS ANGELES

California

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled772

GLENDALE

California

ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled766

MIAMI

Florida

VLADIMIR GERTSIK DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled754

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled742

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT FOGARI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled742

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled742

BROOKLYN

New York

NARINE ARUTYOUNIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled742

GLENDALE

California

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled738

GLENDALE

California

WAGDY KADES M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled737

LOS ANGELES

California

JUAN CAMAYD MD

General Practice

Claims Filled735

MIAMI

Florida

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled734

BRONX

New York

BEATRIZ MARTIN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled728

MIAMI

Florida

ENEIDA AGOSTO-COLON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled720

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

JORGE SANTANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled718

MIAMI

Florida

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled717

NEW YORK

New York

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled698

MISSION

Texas

DAVID BOSTANJIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled696

LOS ANGELES

California

BRICIA TORO DE ZAREI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled696

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled688

MIAMI

Florida

JIAN LIANG DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled687

NEW YORK

New York

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled685

HIALEAH

Florida

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled684

GLENDALE

California