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NAPROXEN

Aleve (Naproxen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.64M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 87 of 3362

$30.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 528 of 3362

1,491,249
Patients

Rank: 52 of 3362

311,371
Prescribers

Rank: 52 of 3362

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78%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

5%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 170,855 410,692 $4.04M
Florida 120,477 275,177 $2.24M
New York 116,229 258,245 $1.99M
Texas 109,219 242,262 $1.93M
Pennsylvania 69,817 170,338 $1.34M
Ohio 64,982 155,533 $1.28M
Michigan 59,360 143,173 $1.19M
Illinois 53,076 128,650 $1.11M
Missouri 36,755 108,230 $901K
North Carolina 44,757 107,799 $886K
New Jersey 49,144 99,837 $733K
Georgia 41,866 97,390 $792K
Kentucky 28,712 82,107 $676K
Tennessee 33,371 81,926 $684K
Massachusetts 32,550 80,169 $663K
Indiana 30,604 76,838 $705K
Alabama 29,382 72,277 $584K
Virginia 30,600 67,908 $585K
Arizona 26,192 60,153 $496K
Louisiana 24,291 58,219 $440K
Washington 23,535 58,187 $485K
South Carolina 23,853 55,491 $455K
Wisconsin 20,805 52,900 $526K
Mississippi 18,685 48,439 $355K
Oklahoma 16,709 47,402 $416K
Arkansas 15,928 47,288 $361K
Maryland 21,461 44,161 $365K
Minnesota 16,688 41,175 $392K
Oregon 13,373 36,355 $326K
West Virginia 12,457 34,780 $289K
Iowa 11,971 33,438 $257K
Connecticut 15,223 30,984 $232K
Colorado 12,278 30,147 $283K
Kansas 9,457 26,766 $229K
Nevada 10,423 23,990 $202K
New Mexico 9,405 22,370 $183K
Nebraska 6,467 19,539 $164K
Utah 7,092 18,359 $166K
Rhode Island 7,360 17,319 $139K
Maine 5,449 14,112 $137K
Idaho 4,888 12,480 $104K
Hawaii 5,233 11,253 $110K
New Hampshire 4,154 9,858 $92.2K
Delaware 4,639 9,319 $85.8K
District of Columbia 3,324 7,577 $59.3K
Montana 2,262 6,500 $59.2K
South Dakota 2,187 5,775 $51.1K
Vermont 1,993 4,937 $48.2K
North Dakota 1,872 4,490 $41.6K
Wyoming 1,396 3,892 $35K
Alaska 1,326 3,456 $30.4K
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 NAPROXEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ORLANDO ALFONSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,055

CHICAGO

Illinois

MIGUEL MOLINAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,019

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

LUIS ROBLES M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled760

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

FREDERICK FLOYD D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled730

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled725

EL CENTRO

California

DANESH MAZLOOMDOOST MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled701

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

NICHOLAS TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled691

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DAVID PARKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled689

MARION

Virginia

JOSE LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled681

CHULA VISTA

California

FERNANDO MORA-MCLAUGHLIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled655

BRONX

New York

DAVID JANKOWSKI D.O.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled641

DEARBORN

Michigan

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled633

BROOKLYN

New York

BABU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled632

BRONX

New York

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled627

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

JUAN ESCOBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled595

LONG BEACH

California

AFZAL BEEMATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled590

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

JOHN ADAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled581

LONG BEACH

California

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled574

DETROIT

Michigan

LUIS GUZMAN-LUGO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled566

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAYMOND COLEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

PHILA

Pennsylvania

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled538

MIAMI

Florida

YOUSSEF AWAD MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled537

LONG BEACH

California

JOSE ROVIRA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled529

MIAMI

Florida

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled521

LOS ANGELES

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

BROOKLYN

New York