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Prescriber Checkup » CELEBREX

CELEBREX

Treats pain, including pain caused by arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) in children and adults, ankylosing spondylitis, or menstrual cramps. This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.54M
Medicare Part D Claims
$574M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 363,153 $65.2M
Florida 205,966 $38.6M
New York 203,857 $37M
Pennsylvania 192,595 $35.1M
Texas 186,171 $36.1M
Ohio 137,793 $29.7M
North Carolina 120,117 $22M
Illinois 111,731 $20.8M
New Jersey 85,263 $16.2M
Georgia 84,627 $14.4M
Missouri 81,355 $14.6M
Kentucky 72,836 $13.6M
Tennessee 68,113 $12.5M
Indiana 65,826 $13.2M
Michigan 63,997 $13.5M
Alabama 62,017 $10.9M
Virginia 56,969 $11.1M
South Carolina 55,706 $10.5M
Louisiana 49,660 $8.95M
Oklahoma 49,480 $10M
Arizona 46,116 $9.88M
Massachusetts 44,468 $8.48M
Minnesota 43,552 $9.38M
Wisconsin 41,141 $7.86M
Iowa 38,692 $6.42M
Maryland 37,504 $7.88M
Arkansas 34,220 $5.88M
Washington 34,195 $6.89M
Mississippi 33,787 $5.67M
Colorado 33,337 $6.83M
Connecticut 30,883 $5.44M
Kansas 30,171 $5.46M
West Virginia 27,848 $5.41M
Utah 27,530 $5.53M
Nebraska 26,628 $4.45M
Hawaii 25,224 $4.62M
Puerto Rico 23,584 $3.31M
Oregon 23,572 $4.68M
New Mexico 15,658 $3.17M
Maine 14,434 $3.14M
Nevada 12,683 $2.49M
Idaho 12,215 $2.35M
New Hampshire 10,990 $2.16M
Montana 10,566 $1.96M
Rhode Island 9,989 $1.74M
South Dakota 9,182 $1.61M
North Dakota 8,384 $1.45M
Delaware 8,002 $1.87M
Vermont 7,698 $1.55M
Wyoming 6,235 $1.18M
Alaska 4,002 $689K
District of Columbia 2,176 $404K
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 CELEBREX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAMAZ DZHANASHVILI M.D

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled600

ENCINO

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled600

GLENDALE

California

KOOK CHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled591

VAN NUYS

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled584

ROSEMEAD

California

FERNANDO BARQUERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled581

CORAL GABLES

Florida

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled581

FLUSHING

New York

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled579

MONTEREY PARK

California

HUAN D LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled574

WESTMINSTER

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled570

SAN GABRIEL

California

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled569

LOS ANGELES

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled569

ROSEMEAD

California

DAVID DANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled565

GARDEN GROVE

California

ZOILO ABAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled553

MIAMI

Florida

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

TARZANA

California

KI SHIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

CHICAGO

Illinois

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled548

BEVERLY HILLS

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled546

GARDEN GROVE

California

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled526

WALNUT

California

JOSE ALDRICH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled524

MIAMI

Florida

VUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled523

GARDEN GROVE

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled516

CERRITOS

California

CHRISTOPHER WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled503

ROSEMEAD

California

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

GARDENA

California

DAVID NGUYEN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

ROSEMEAD

California

VICTOR DINH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

GARDEN GROVE

California