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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
JEFFREY JARRETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

TRENTON

Ohio

NATALYA KOZLOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

BROOKLYN

New York

KUN CHEN MD, PHD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

TUAN PHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

SAN JOSE

California

LINDA ZAMORA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

HIALEAH

Florida

IFEANYI UDEZULU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

RICHMOND

Virginia

MARSHALL TANNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

DOUGLAS

Georgia

MATTHEW MO MD

Claims Filled124

ALHAMBRA

California

HOANG NGUYEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

CANOGA PARK

California

ROBERT BENNETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

CANON CITY

Colorado

JOSE GOMEZ-CORTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

CORAL GABLES

Florida

AARON CLARK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

STATESBORO

Georgia

HOLLY CRANSTON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled124

PITTSBURG

Kansas

ILYA BURSHTEYN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled124

YONKERS

New York

YONG KWON PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled124

DORAVILLE

Georgia

VICTOR FARIWA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN FRITZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

KINGA VERECZKEY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

SANFORD

North Carolina

MARILYN ENCINOSA

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled124

HIALEAH

Florida

IRINA PRUCHANSKY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

BROOKLYN

New York

LAILA HANNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

GLENDALE

California

JOHN NASH MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled124

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GOLAREH SINA RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled123

CEDARHURST

New York

ELLA BOSTANJIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled123

EDMONDS

Washington

RAUL ZAYAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

EL PASO

Texas