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CELEBREX

Celebrex 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 2013

3.63M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 89 of 3238

$947M
Retail Cost

Rank: 17 of 3238

892,217
Patients

Rank: 90 of 3238

230,482
Prescribers

Rank: 83 of 3238

User Reviews of CELEBREX »

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55%

of people say

it's worth it

35%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 101,482 431,577 $105M
Texas 64,528 246,727 $65.2M
New York 65,990 245,516 $62.8M
Florida 69,073 241,346 $63.4M
Pennsylvania 51,404 220,964 $55.6M
Ohio 38,668 156,404 $46.6M
North Carolina 36,429 152,679 $38.9M
New Jersey 34,745 118,462 $31.9M
Illinois 28,353 112,739 $29.4M
Georgia 23,890 100,709 $23.5M
Michigan 27,033 97,199 $31.4M
Missouri 19,824 92,555 $23.1M
Indiana 20,579 84,512 $24.6M
Tennessee 19,444 82,426 $21.3M
Kentucky 17,173 79,033 $20.3M
Alabama 17,628 77,984 $20M
Virginia 17,426 67,973 $18M
Louisiana 15,197 65,546 $15.1M
South Carolina 15,740 63,923 $16.7M
Arizona 16,374 55,326 $16.4M
Massachusetts 13,179 54,912 $14.1M
Oklahoma 12,289 54,300 $14.9M
Wisconsin 11,550 49,252 $13.5M
Maryland 12,628 43,414 $12.5M
Minnesota 10,640 43,164 $13.2M
Iowa 8,333 42,330 $9.54M
Mississippi 8,920 39,424 $8.81M
Arkansas 8,314 38,228 $8.95M
Connecticut 10,472 37,874 $9.8M
Colorado 9,965 37,526 $10.5M
Kansas 7,603 36,447 $8.75M
Washington 8,824 35,598 $9.91M
West Virginia 7,624 33,350 $8.92M
Utah 7,739 31,621 $8.59M
Nebraska 5,628 28,840 $6.61M
Hawaii 6,641 25,142 $6.05M
Oregon 6,092 24,213 $6.72M
New Mexico 4,535 16,794 $4.67M
Nevada 4,747 16,533 $4.53M
Maine 3,731 14,502 $4.55M
Idaho 3,414 13,518 $3.67M
New Hampshire 3,044 12,618 $3.39M
Delaware 3,794 12,281 $4.32M
Montana 2,984 12,225 $3.04M
Rhode Island 2,612 11,003 $2.68M
North Dakota 2,076 9,352 $2.29M
South Dakota 1,942 8,788 $2.13M
Vermont 1,597 7,008 $2.04M
Wyoming 1,477 6,394 $1.65M
Alaska 721 3,622 $849K
District of Columbia 1,114 3,391 $880K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled728

NARANJA

Florida

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled726

LOS ANGELES

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled725

MONTEREY PARK

California

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled722

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled706

VAN NUYS

California

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled695

LOS ANGELES

California

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled695

BRONX

New York

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled680

LOS ANGELES

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled671

LOS ANGELES

California

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled657

NEW YORK

New York

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled655

LOS ANGELES

California

HUN KANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled647

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID DANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled641

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled638

GARDEN GROVE

California

DAVID NGUYEN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled633

ROSEMEAD

California

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled631

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

REGO PARK

New York

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled628

BEVERLY HILLS

California

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled622

GARDENA

California

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled622

NORWALK

California

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled614

LOS ANGELES

California

PAUL KIM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled597

TORRANCE

California

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled595

VAN NUYS

California

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled586

LOS ANGELES

California

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled585

WESTMINSTER

California