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DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM

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

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
GUSTAVO TORRES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled246

HIALEAH

Florida

JERRY ADDERHOLT MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled244

FLORENCE

Alabama

EFRAIN RIVERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

SANDRA RIOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

JOSE FUMERO MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled242

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RAYMOND TASCH-RAMIREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE SUAREZ CASTRO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled240

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

CHESTER

South Carolina

MARIA TIRADO OTERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled240

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CARLOS ROBLES

General Practice

Claims Filled239

DORADO

Puerto Rico

JILL BRYANT APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled238

WILLIAMSBURG

Kentucky

HILDA ORENGO SOLER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled238

PONCE

Puerto Rico

CARLOS OTERO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

CIALES

Puerto Rico

JOSE AYALA-CUERVOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

PHILIP PADGETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

PORT ALLEN

Louisiana

JORGE MUNDO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled233

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

TOMAS NARVAEZ 16,771

General Practice

Claims Filled233

UTUADO

Puerto Rico

HECTOR TORRES-CABRERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled232

PONCE

Puerto Rico

RAUL OTOMAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled232

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

JESUS AMPARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO DIAZ

General Practice

Claims Filled231

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

ANTON EILERS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled229

HILLSBORO

Oregon

LUIS DIAZ SELLES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

PEDRO KAREH-CORDERO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled228

CAQUAS

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico