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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
CARMEN PAGAN DURAN MD

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled488

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUIS CORREA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CARLOS ORRACA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled478

MANATI

Puerto Rico

SONIA CORREA MARRA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled477

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

VICTORIA KATZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled473

BROOKLYN

New York

OSCAR RAMOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled470

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CARLOS HEREDIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled470

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

JORGE MENDEZ COLON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled467

MOCA

Puerto Rico

BRIAN MCKNIGHT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled459

FORT PIERCE

Florida

VICTOR POLANCO SANCHEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled458

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

ELLIOT MELECIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled457

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

ALEX TAVERAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled456

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

JOSE PEREZ GARCIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled446

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

EFRAIN CARRASQUILLO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled443

MANATI

Puerto Rico

AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled429

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

ANA MARTINEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled427

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ANGEL ARIZMENDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled406

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE SERRANO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled401

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

LUZ MARRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

JOSE AYALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled399

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL RUIZ DE LA UZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ELENA VELAZQUEZ DOCTOR RHEUMATOLOGY

Rheumatology

Claims Filled396

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled390

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL SOTO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled388

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

HARVEY MONTIJO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled385

ROYAL PALM BEACH

Florida