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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
CARLOS RODRIGUEZ

Specialist

Claims Filled287

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CLARA RIVERA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled286

NARANJITO

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL FELIZ LEBREAULT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

VICTOR SIMONS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled282

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

JUAN NEGRON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

RUTH RIVERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled279

CEIBA

Puerto Rico

HECTOR PAGAN-MARRERO M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled278

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled277

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

LIVIA BERMUDEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled276

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

TOMAS NARVAEZ RODRIGUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled274

UTUADO

Puerto Rico

MARCOS PARRILLA RIOS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled271

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

LUIS PENA FIGUEROA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled269

DORADO

Puerto Rico

AQUILES ALVAREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled268

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MANUEL POLANCO MARTINEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

LUIS FORASTIERI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled264

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

LUIS DIAZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled263

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JORGE RIVERA VARGAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL PALACIOS-MERCADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

NORBERTO BAEZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled262

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LUIS REIMON MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled254

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS PEREZ SEMIDEI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled254

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MILFORD TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled254

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ARTURO TORRES-BORGES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

ISMAEL BAGUE M.D.

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled248

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico