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Prescriber Checkup » KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE

KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE

Ketorolac is used to relieve moderately severe pain, usually after surgery. Ketorolac is in a class of medications called NSAIDs. It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

365K
Medicare Part D Claims
$21.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 80,332 $3.04M
Florida 59,016 $1.73M
New York 56,786 $1.87M
Puerto Rico 47,878 $729K
Pennsylvania 36,686 $1.23M
Texas 33,308 $1.08M
Illinois 24,913 $757K
Ohio 22,745 $612K
Georgia 20,395 $596K
Minnesota 19,949 $443K
North Carolina 19,319 $511K
Michigan 19,113 $636K
Tennessee 17,314 $479K
Massachusetts 17,161 $574K
New Jersey 15,465 $423K
Virginia 15,225 $459K
Louisiana 13,883 $270K
Alabama 13,241 $289K
Arizona 13,124 $340K
Wisconsin 13,033 $398K
Indiana 13,000 $398K
South Carolina 11,794 $386K
Washington 10,642 $319K
Mississippi 10,573 $190K
Missouri 10,117 $295K
Kentucky 9,905 $290K
Maryland 7,712 $295K
Arkansas 7,201 $173K
Colorado 6,119 $201K
Oregon 5,271 $142K
New Mexico 5,228 $184K
Iowa 5,112 $127K
Connecticut 4,934 $154K
Idaho 4,904 $138K
Kansas 4,798 $132K
Oklahoma 4,709 $111K
Maine 4,171 $166K
Hawaii 4,054 $189K
Rhode Island 3,990 $136K
North Dakota 3,784 $90K
Utah 3,589 $109K
West Virginia 3,389 $77.6K
South Dakota 3,068 $70.5K
Nebraska 2,901 $72.1K
Nevada 2,785 $85.6K
Montana 2,404 $57.4K
New Hampshire 2,302 $71.9K
Vermont 2,024 $65.9K
Delaware 1,743 $59.5K
District of Columbia 1,701 $82.4K
Wyoming 862 $19.5K
Alaska 511 $17K
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SAUL ULLMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled488

PENSACOLA

Florida

JOSEPH ARMSTRONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled488

BRISTOL

Tennessee

GENE HAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled487

LOS ANGELES

California

LORNE SCHLECHT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled487

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin

JEREMY MELTZER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled482

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL POHLOD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled474

ORLANDO

Florida

MATTHEW BERNSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled471

LOS ANGELES

California

RESHAM WADHWANI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled459

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JAMES TWEETEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled455

BOISE

Idaho

JACK GABAY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled453

MIAMI

Florida

SCOTT PORTNOY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled449

NATRONA HEIGHTS

Pennsylvania

WORLDSTER LEE M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled447

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CHARLES EPES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled446

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ADAM ALTMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled444

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

JAMES GALLO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled443

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAMES LUSK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled438

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

STANLEY PAJKA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled437

PARMA HEIGHTS

Ohio

MICHAEL BRADLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled436

BRISTOL

Tennessee

BRETT ERNST M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled433

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

LINDER WINGO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled428

OCALA

Florida

JOSEPH BERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled424

ALBANY

Georgia

ANDREW KOPSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled422

TACOMA

Washington

DAVID HARMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled419

FOREST

Virginia

MICHAEL PHILLIPS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled416

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

SAMUEL LO O.D., M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled416

HONOLULU

Hawaii