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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 »


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Top prescribers for KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL YOON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled412

BANNING

California

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled411

NEW YORK

New York

RICHARD DANKNER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled408

BRONX

New York

QUENTIN ALLEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled407

PEORIA

Illinois

DAVID FOLDEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled406

COON RAPIDS

Minnesota

SCOTT HARRISON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled404

SUN CITY

Arizona

TIMOTHY BARRON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled403

GRAND HAVEN

Michigan

TIMOTHY SCHMITT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled401

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

THOMAS BROWNING M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled401

HARRIMAN

Tennessee

GREGORY OSMUNDSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled401

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

RICHARD PALMER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled401

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

MARK HERSCHEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled400

ORLANDO

Florida

KENNETH WALS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled399

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ARTHUR EDELSTEIN M.D.

Optometrist, Vision Therapy

Claims Filled399

LYNWOOD

California

JANIS DZELZKALNS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled398

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS WYMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled396

PEORIA

Illinois

SAMUEL ALLEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled394

LAWRENCE

Massachusetts

JAMES LODEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled393

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

ANDREW KIMMEL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

SCOT WALL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled391

ALBANY

Georgia

DAVID SCHECTER

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled388

EL PASO

Texas

SUSAN FROMER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled387

NEW YORK

New York

TEDD PUCKETT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled387

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

MARK GALLARDO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled384

EL PASO

Texas

ROBERT FELDMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled384

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida