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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
NORBERTO BAEZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled379

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RAUL RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled375

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

HECTOR CORREA COLON MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled372

GURABO

Puerto Rico

LIVIA BERMUDEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled371

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

TOMAS NARVAEZ 16,771

General Practice

Claims Filled369

UTUADO

Puerto Rico

AQUILES ALVAREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled368

KISSIMMEE

Florida

PEDRO ROMAN EYXARCH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CARLOS OTERO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled367

CIALES

Puerto Rico

JOSE PONCE DE LEON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled367

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN HARLESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled365

PURVIS

Mississippi

JOSE FUMERO MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled363

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARLOS PEREZ SEMIDEI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled363

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MANUEL SOARES-RIVERA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled362

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MANUEL BADILLO COLLAZO M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled360

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

VICTOR SIMONS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled353

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

TOMAS NARVAEZ RODRIGUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled351

UTUADO

Puerto Rico

PEDRO SANABRIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled351

GURABO

Puerto Rico

ARTURO TORRES-BORGES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled345

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ

Specialist

Claims Filled344

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

PEDRO PAEZ GONZALEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled342

SAN JUAN

ERNESTO LABOY FIGUEROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled341

TRUJILLO ALTO

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled339

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

MARIO SANTIAGO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled334

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

CESAR ALCANTARA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled334

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

IVAN CUEVAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled333

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico