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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 2014

384K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 391 of 3362

$7.95M
Retail Cost

Rank: 882 of 3362

161,383
Patients

Rank: 333 of 3362

41,873
Prescribers

Rank: 440 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 11,557 25,408 $589K
Texas 5,876 13,607 $304K
New York 5,655 13,483 $418K
California 3,839 9,181 $303K
North Carolina 2,912 7,426 $180K
Ohio 2,605 6,641 $215K
Pennsylvania 2,638 6,626 $185K
Tennessee 2,710 6,597 $175K
Mississippi 2,667 6,403 $134K
South Carolina 2,746 6,176 $133K
Georgia 2,381 5,757 $123K
Indiana 2,486 5,658 $168K
Louisiana 2,359 5,566 $115K
Michigan 2,169 5,246 $155K
Illinois 2,452 5,211 $123K
Missouri 1,665 4,805 $126K
Alabama 1,854 4,276 $102K
Kentucky 1,750 4,218 $137K
New Jersey 1,898 4,167 $120K
Virginia 1,751 3,937 $93.8K
Wisconsin 1,340 3,040 $94.6K
Arkansas 1,155 3,029 $69.3K
Massachusetts 1,016 2,597 $62.2K
Arizona 1,067 2,448 $60.1K
Oklahoma 873 2,391 $62.2K
Washington 954 2,258 $54.2K
Iowa 856 2,129 $54.5K
Kansas 718 2,037 $52.3K
Maryland 753 1,805 $45.6K
West Virginia 706 1,691 $46.6K
Colorado 669 1,640 $39.8K
Nevada 594 1,456 $28.1K
Nebraska 433 1,255 $30.8K
Oregon 448 1,194 $32.4K
Connecticut 470 1,064 $22.5K
New Mexico 423 1,035 $28.2K
Minnesota 393 918 $31.1K
North Dakota 353 695 $12.9K
Utah 284 663 $16.2K
Maine 226 572 $14.4K
Idaho 189 564 $14.3K
New Hampshire 162 378 $8,985
Montana 134 360 $9,553
Vermont 129 337 $8,842
Delaware 159 328 $11.3K
Rhode Island 104 326 $8,814
Hawaii 110 264 $6,478
South Dakota 67 207 $5,714
Wyoming 66 181 $4,214
District of Columbia 48 108 $1,887
Alaska 30 49 $1,722
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 DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HIRAM RIVERA MONTES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,676

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

BALTAZAR RODRIGUEZ CRUZ

General Practice

Claims Filled1,451

LARES

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO DE LA CRUZ MIRANDA M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled1,183

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAMON GERENA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled977

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled928

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL PADILLA ROSA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled780

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ERASTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled777

CIDRA

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled732

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

ARIEL ROSADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

HECTOR CASES MAYORAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled664

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JAIME FUMERO

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled657

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled641

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled636

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

REYNALDO GOMEZ ADROVER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled633

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VICTOR DELGADO COLON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled614

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL DEL CAMPO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled606

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico

LUIS PENA FIGUEROA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled600

DORADO

Puerto Rico

JOSE IRIZARRY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled581

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MANUEL MATEO LOPEZ 11772

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled558

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

LUIS LLAVONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled557

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

JOSE ACEVEDO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled552

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ANGEL JIMENEZ MERCADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled544

QUEBRADILLAS

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled534

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO ORTIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled516

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

JAMIL ABOUELHOSSEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled515

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico