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DICLOFENAC SODIUM

Diclofenac sodium is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.23M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 138 of 3238

$59.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 324 of 3238

770,293
Patients

Rank: 106 of 3238

168,715
Prescribers

Rank: 138 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 95,357 265,831 $7.69M
Florida 77,824 226,751 $5.73M
New York 40,579 107,469 $3.46M
Texas 36,523 96,742 $2.54M
North Carolina 31,495 94,972 $2.43M
Georgia 33,244 93,965 $2.19M
Ohio 31,213 92,512 $2.39M
Pennsylvania 30,565 92,429 $2.39M
Kentucky 23,298 73,621 $1.74M
Illinois 25,255 73,146 $2.05M
Virginia 26,264 71,582 $1.77M
Tennessee 21,924 68,535 $1.83M
Michigan 17,845 48,554 $1.53M
Indiana 15,325 47,750 $1.29M
South Carolina 15,954 46,660 $1.21M
Arizona 16,880 45,828 $1.22M
Wisconsin 16,688 45,296 $1.3M
Missouri 12,963 44,578 $1.17M
Washington 14,667 42,464 $1.15M
Alabama 13,564 40,868 $1.06M
Louisiana 12,017 35,532 $838K
Massachusetts 13,159 33,775 $909K
New Jersey 13,119 32,975 $1.12M
Arkansas 8,825 30,501 $672K
Oklahoma 9,002 28,140 $728K
Oregon 10,547 27,146 $707K
Colorado 10,610 25,791 $600K
Iowa 6,416 22,794 $599K
West Virginia 6,609 22,502 $545K
Kansas 6,359 21,445 $507K
Mississippi 6,507 20,661 $477K
Maryland 7,256 18,107 $518K
Minnesota 6,488 17,560 $519K
Utah 4,921 15,270 $395K
Connecticut 4,700 12,292 $316K
Nevada 3,932 11,267 $294K
Nebraska 3,012 11,194 $300K
New Mexico 3,644 10,759 $296K
Idaho 2,758 8,932 $248K
New Hampshire 2,989 7,657 $203K
Rhode Island 2,235 5,946 $155K
Maine 1,841 5,476 $174K
Delaware 1,686 4,279 $143K
Montana 1,166 4,243 $123K
North Dakota 1,476 3,654 $94.7K
Vermont 1,148 3,474 $107K
Hawaii 1,502 3,325 $79.8K
South Dakota 981 3,240 $84.7K
District of Columbia 995 2,630 $79.3K
Wyoming 672 2,166 $49.7K
Alaska 359 1,006 $24.4K
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 SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WALTER CUKROWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,385

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,116

LOS ANGELES

California

HARTYOUN YOUSIF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,072

GLENDALE

California

ELLIOTT WEINGER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,052

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

KEVIN WIENKERS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,035

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

DAVID CHANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled996

LOS ALTOS

California

JERRY OKONKWOAGUOLU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled947

LAWNDALE

California

JORGE HERNANDEZ RUIZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled929

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MATTHEW BERNSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled927

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled881

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSE ALDRICH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled867

MIAMI

Florida

ANTHONY EVANGELISTA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled864

ARLINGTON

Texas

IBRAHIM OUDEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled863

DUNN

North Carolina

MERCEDES FERRERAS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled859

MIAMI

Florida

MOHAMMAD HAJIANPOUR M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled826

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled796

GLENDALE

California

BARRY CLARK D.O.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled786

FLORENCE

South Carolina

IRVIN COLLADO ROSAS MD

Optometrist

Claims Filled771

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

SAN GABRIEL

California

NORBERTO BAEZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled738

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

TERRIA WINN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled731

WICHITA

Kansas

WILLIAM TEJEIRO M.D.

Orthopaedic Trauma

Claims Filled711

MIAMI

Florida

MAQBOOL AHMAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled703

MARION

Illinois

EMERY JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled694

AVENTURA

Florida

RICHARD STIVERSON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled693

LAKEWOOD

Colorado