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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
RAFAEL DEL CAMPO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled424

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled422

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL RUIZ DE LA UZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

WILBURN FURNISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled411

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

LUIS CORREA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE IRIZARRY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled399

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ELENA VELAZQUEZ DOCTOR RHEUMATOLOGY

Rheumatology

Claims Filled398

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

BRIAN MCKNIGHT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled392

FORT PIERCE

Florida

PABLO ROBLES CORTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled390

LAJAS

Puerto Rico

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

PEDRO PAEZ GONZALEZ MD

Claims Filled384

JOSE PEREZ GARCIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled381

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

IVAN CUEVAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled381

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

FELIPE FONTANEZ SULLIVAN M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled376

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ANA MARTINEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled368

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ALEX TAVERAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled363

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO ORTIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled361

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

HECTOR CORREA COLON MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled361

GURABO

Puerto Rico

ELLIOT MELECIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MANUEL SOTO-RUIZ MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled349

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled347

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

JORGE MENDEZ COLON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled342

MOCA

Puerto Rico

ANGEL ARIZMENDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled342

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JAIME RODRIGUEZ-SOLIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled340

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

LUIS PAZ REYES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled336

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico