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DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM

Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild-to-moderate pain, and helps to relieve symptoms of arthritis (eg, osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis), such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

319K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 420 of 3238

$6.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 925 of 3238

132,536
Patients

Rank: 352 of 3238

36,696
Prescribers

Rank: 445 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 9,519 22,529 $458K
Texas 5,697 13,358 $307K
New York 4,460 10,674 $367K
California 3,250 7,790 $207K
North Carolina 2,600 6,663 $168K
Tennessee 2,448 6,073 $158K
Ohio 2,163 5,670 $169K
Pennsylvania 2,188 5,650 $158K
Mississippi 2,266 5,532 $111K
Georgia 2,238 5,447 $125K
Louisiana 2,264 5,234 $100K
South Carolina 2,197 4,834 $119K
Michigan 1,944 4,829 $144K
Indiana 2,064 4,722 $137K
Missouri 1,487 4,403 $116K
Illinois 1,968 4,290 $93.9K
New Jersey 1,781 3,789 $115K
Kentucky 1,455 3,781 $105K
Virginia 1,570 3,576 $89.2K
Alabama 1,531 3,516 $74.5K
Wisconsin 1,172 2,535 $111K
Arkansas 928 2,503 $57.3K
Oklahoma 855 2,395 $63.9K
Massachusetts 882 2,286 $54.8K
Arizona 846 1,991 $51.2K
Iowa 777 1,952 $47.7K
Washington 766 1,946 $48K
Kansas 620 1,783 $46.3K
West Virginia 606 1,544 $39.6K
Maryland 655 1,482 $35.2K
Colorado 531 1,364 $33.1K
Nevada 540 1,320 $26.3K
Oregon 456 1,286 $30.7K
Nebraska 383 1,107 $29.8K
Connecticut 403 955 $19.5K
Minnesota 390 931 $24.7K
New Mexico 361 856 $19.3K
North Dakota 368 823 $14.1K
Idaho 212 614 $14.7K
Utah 214 514 $12K
Maine 216 505 $12.6K
New Hampshire 142 349 $6,974
Montana 117 332 $8,036
Rhode Island 96 312 $8,585
Delaware 137 299 $8,155
Vermont 94 282 $6,966
Hawaii 85 207 $4,047
South Dakota 61 154 $4,216
Wyoming 52 151 $3,114
District of Columbia 46 98 $2,314
Alaska 19 49 $1,262
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 DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HIRAM RIVERA MONTES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,565

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO DE LA CRUZ MIRANDA M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled1,165

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

BALTAZAR RODRIGUEZ CRUZ

General Practice

Claims Filled1,032

LARES

Puerto Rico

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled952

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

EDRICK LOPEZ-ENRIQUEZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled800

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled693

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

RAMON GERENA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled626

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

JAIME FUMERO

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled601

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ARIEL ROSADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled577

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ERASTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled577

CIDRA

Puerto Rico

LUZ MARRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled550

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled544

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

JAMIL ABOUELHOSSEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled536

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

REYNALDO GOMEZ ADROVER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled522

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MANUEL SOARES-RIVERA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled513

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled486

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled478

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

LUIS LLAVONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled463

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS HEREDIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled456

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

VICTOR DELGADO COLON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled456

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MANUEL MATEO LOPEZ 11772

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled455

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL PADILLA ROSA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled454

MANATI

Puerto Rico

EFRAIN CARRASQUILLO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled449

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOSE ACEVEDO M.D.

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled437

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

CARMEN PAGAN DURAN MD

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled430

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico