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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
IVELISSE SAMBOLIN JESSURUN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MEDHAT GRACE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

LETICIA VAZQUEZ VELAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

YABUCOA

RODNEY ISON M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

ADA ANTUNA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

RAMON NEGRON RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

ESAIAS GIORGIS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

MAGALI MADERA M.D

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS DELGADO REYES MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANATI

Puerto Rico

WILSON TORRENS PETERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL CHMIELEWSKI DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled50

GADSDEN

Alabama

TODD KREHBIEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EDMOND

Oklahoma

ETANISLAO MARTINEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGEL HUERTAS-RAMOS MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled50

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

JOSE VEGA EMMANUELLI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

GUY SBAR M.D.

Claims Filled50

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

KIMBERLY RIVERA SANTIAGO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ROBERT MIDENCE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEBRING

Florida

MARIA ARANGO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NIRUPAMA VEMURI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

PORTERVILLE

California

JOHN EGLI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOPEKA

Indiana

OTTO SARRIERA-ROCAFORT MD, MRO

General Practice

Claims Filled51

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EDISON ONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BALDWIN

Louisiana

ERNESTO GARCIA SANTIAGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

HARY AILINANI MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

FORT WAYNE

Indiana