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CELEBREX

CELECOXIB

Celebrex (Celecoxib) 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

3.36M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 95 of 3362

$1.07B
Retail Cost

Rank: 18 of 3362

851,098
Patients

Rank: 99 of 3362

226,833
Prescribers

Rank: 91 of 3362

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56%

of people say

it's worth it

37%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 96,627 407,760 $120M
New York 63,532 234,238 $72.3M
Texas 63,102 227,602 $73.2M
Florida 63,896 213,717 $68.3M
Pennsylvania 48,495 199,398 $61.4M
North Carolina 34,960 140,497 $43.8M
Ohio 34,345 136,735 $49.4M
Illinois 28,799 110,027 $35.4M
New Jersey 31,791 106,227 $34.9M
Georgia 22,867 89,691 $25.3M
Missouri 19,296 89,181 $26.7M
Michigan 23,815 84,940 $33.2M
South Carolina 18,988 76,702 $24.2M
Tennessee 18,821 76,282 $24M
Indiana 19,077 75,666 $26.6M
Kentucky 15,977 71,568 $22.2M
Alabama 17,089 71,118 $22.6M
Virginia 16,537 62,963 $20.4M
Louisiana 14,874 61,726 $17.1M
Massachusetts 12,999 52,688 $16.4M
Arizona 15,681 51,542 $18.4M
Oklahoma 11,481 48,537 $16.2M
Wisconsin 10,984 44,906 $15.2M
Maryland 12,977 42,264 $15.3M
Minnesota 9,965 38,847 $14.7M
Iowa 7,689 38,511 $10.6M
Colorado 10,322 37,947 $13.1M
Mississippi 8,540 37,151 $9.93M
Arkansas 8,180 37,061 $10.4M
Connecticut 9,798 33,962 $10.7M
Kansas 7,118 33,073 $9.57M
Washington 8,511 32,931 $11.1M
West Virginia 7,084 30,113 $9.68M
Utah 7,263 29,302 $9.59M
Nebraska 5,236 26,121 $7.36M
Oregon 6,066 22,751 $7.73M
Hawaii 6,167 22,336 $6.77M
New Mexico 4,442 16,539 $5.59M
Nevada 4,326 14,520 $4.78M
Maine 3,609 13,129 $5M
Idaho 3,276 12,630 $4.13M
Montana 2,699 11,226 $3.38M
Delaware 3,503 11,127 $4.71M
New Hampshire 2,805 11,007 $3.65M
Rhode Island 2,272 9,859 $2.86M
North Dakota 1,851 8,253 $2.5M
South Dakota 1,772 8,199 $2.37M
Vermont 1,618 6,601 $2.4M
Wyoming 1,355 5,601 $1.78M
Alaska 744 3,553 $956K
District of Columbia 1,041 3,073 $1.01M
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 CELEBREX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SEA CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled861

FLUSHING

New York

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled858

LOS ANGELES

California

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled849

ELMHURST

New York

CHRIS LEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled834

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled823

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled793

GLENDALE

California

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled757

GARDEN GROVE

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled738

ENCINO

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled726

ROSEMEAD

California

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled723

LOS ANGELES

California

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled722

VAN NUYS

California

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled720

NARANJA

Florida

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled718

VAN NUYS

California

MINH DANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled710

GARDEN GROVE

California

TUNG THAI

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled708

WESTMINSTER

California

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled705

BELL

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled703

LOS ANGELES

California

JACK ZHOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled694

HONOLULU

Hawaii

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled689

MONTEREY PARK

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled687

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

NICHOLAS KIM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled674

ANAHEIM

California

MICHAEL KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled673

FAIRFAX

Virginia

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled670

NEW YORK

New York

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled668

MIAMI

Florida

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled662

BRONX

New York