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DICLOFENAC SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$53M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 252,986 $6.6M
Florida 221,714 $5.48M
New York 95,625 $2.81M
Pennsylvania 87,771 $2.2M
Texas 86,430 $2.32M
Georgia 85,347 $2M
Ohio 84,250 $2.35M
North Carolina 80,983 $2.07M
Illinois 70,513 $1.98M
Kentucky 67,708 $1.66M
Virginia 66,511 $1.66M
Tennessee 61,702 $1.62M
South Carolina 46,125 $1.18M
Michigan 44,471 $1.39M
Arizona 42,555 $1.07M
Wisconsin 42,349 $1.18M
Indiana 42,176 $1.16M
Washington 41,999 $1.14M
Missouri 41,739 $1.1M
Alabama 34,485 $901K
Louisiana 33,075 $806K
Massachusetts 31,777 $838K
New Jersey 30,973 $853K
Oklahoma 28,042 $725K
Arkansas 27,216 $622K
Oregon 25,655 $659K
Colorado 22,898 $535K
Iowa 22,158 $606K
West Virginia 21,793 $562K
Kansas 19,780 $476K
Mississippi 19,467 $472K
Minnesota 16,521 $507K
Maryland 15,969 $446K
Utah 14,471 $392K
Connecticut 11,883 $302K
New Mexico 11,096 $298K
Nevada 10,378 $288K
Nebraska 10,285 $285K
Idaho 8,627 $257K
New Hampshire 6,558 $171K
Rhode Island 5,861 $140K
Maine 5,367 $167K
Montana 4,264 $131K
Vermont 3,519 $110K
South Dakota 3,379 $98.2K
Hawaii 3,295 $81.4K
North Dakota 3,247 $89.2K
Delaware 3,198 $95.9K
District of Columbia 2,281 $62.2K
Wyoming 2,086 $50.8K
Alaska 787 $19.1K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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
WILLIAM TEJEIRO M.D.

Orthopaedic Trauma

Claims Filled1,268

MIAMI

Florida

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,112

LOS ANGELES

California

KEVIN WIENKERS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,042

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

JORGE HERNANDEZ RUIZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,000

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ELLIOTT WEINGER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled922

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

IRVIN COLLADO ROSAS MD

Optometrist

Claims Filled838

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ADAM TASSIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled819

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled812

GLENDALE

California

PETER MARSH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled797

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

GEORGE VILLANUEVA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled791

PERRIS

California

DAVID CHANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled789

LOS ALTOS

California

JERRY OKONKWOAGUOLU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled766

LAWNDALE

California

IBRAHIM OUDEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

DUNN

North Carolina

LUIS GRAU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled745

HIALEAH

Florida

FLORENCIO SANCHEZ-LOPEZ MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled714

MIAMI

Florida

PAUL BEFANIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled690

MELBOURNE

Florida

MOHAMMAD HAJIANPOUR M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled683

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

ROBERT BAHR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled667

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

TERRIA WINN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled623

WICHITA

Kansas

RICHARD STIVERSON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled623

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

OSMAN LATIF MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled616

LAKELAND

Florida

ANTHONY EVANGELISTA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled604

ARLINGTON

Texas

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled604

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSEPH YOUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled603

LAWTON

Oklahoma

DAVID BARRETT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled601

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan