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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 2015

445K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 366 of 3395

$14.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 816 of 3395

181,836
Patients

Rank: 323 of 3395

46,707
Prescribers

Rank: 422 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

220K

2011

273K

2012

319K

2013

384K

2014

445K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$5.42M

2011

$6.81M

2012

$6.4M

2013

$7.95M

2014

$14.1M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$10

2011

$10

2012

$12

2013

$10

2014

$11

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 14,296 30,611 $1.02M
New York 9,164 24,289 $2.33M
Texas 6,677 15,476 $572K
California 4,418 10,467 $449K
North Carolina 3,291 8,092 $291K
Ohio 3,140 7,987 $401K
Pennsylvania 2,962 7,274 $310K
Mississippi 3,045 7,205 $249K
Tennessee 3,044 7,096 $256K
Indiana 2,968 6,738 $267K
Illinois 3,130 6,711 $318K
South Carolina 3,027 6,670 $220K
Georgia 2,865 6,619 $195K
Louisiana 2,453 5,848 $222K
Michigan 2,252 5,593 $285K
Missouri 1,916 5,463 $223K
Alabama 2,243 5,290 $182K
New Jersey 2,223 5,098 $255K
Virginia 1,977 4,498 $177K
Kentucky 1,737 4,388 $186K
Arkansas 1,429 3,609 $129K
Wisconsin 1,584 3,570 $142K
Arizona 1,478 3,124 $102K
Massachusetts 1,164 2,973 $119K
Washington 1,140 2,660 $95.8K
Oklahoma 990 2,657 $111K
Iowa 1,002 2,361 $96.8K
Kansas 776 2,233 $92.8K
West Virginia 942 2,116 $89.4K
Maryland 861 2,065 $88.7K
Colorado 810 1,963 $72.1K
Nevada 693 1,675 $49.7K
Nebraska 464 1,337 $52.1K
Oregon 497 1,256 $50.9K
Minnesota 442 1,109 $54.7K
New Mexico 513 1,089 $46K
Connecticut 433 1,067 $45.4K
Utah 330 765 $30K
North Dakota 348 729 $24.7K
Maine 260 679 $29K
Idaho 233 594 $25K
Montana 195 535 $23.3K
New Hampshire 187 462 $17.2K
Delaware 224 460 $21.6K
Rhode Island 132 410 $11.7K
Hawaii 140 339 $15K
Vermont 122 312 $14.8K
Wyoming 94 212 $7,019
South Dakota 69 188 $8,797
District of Columbia 65 123 $3,817
Alaska 42 89 $2,534
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
ZOILO NIEVES M.D.

Claims Filled68

MARITZA MARTINEZ VARGAS

Claims Filled126

HAROLD STODDARD LATORRE M.D.

Claims Filled64

PEDRO PAEZ GONZALEZ MD

Claims Filled414

JOSE RUIZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled171

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DOMENECH FIGUEROA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled210

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

SHIRLEY SANTOS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled62

GURABO

Puerto Rico

HILARIO RENTAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled65

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

IVAN IRIZARRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

PEDRO ROMAN EYXARCH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled337

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LUIS CORREA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

RICARDO LOPEZ LOPEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled56

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

WALTER ROSICH MD

General Practice

Claims Filled118

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

BRAULIO QUINTERO MD FACR

Rheumatology

Claims Filled62

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CARMEN PAGAN DURAN MD

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled495

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO BAEZ MOYENO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

RICARDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled103

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL ROMAN PAGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

HECTOR CORREA COLON MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled286

GURABO

Puerto Rico

DORIS ESTERAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled122

AGUAS BUENAS

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL VAZQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled194

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

HECTOR TORRES-CABRERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled209

PONCE

Puerto Rico

RAUL ZAMBRANA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled59

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JUAN DE LA ROSA M.D.

Driver

Claims Filled86

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico