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DICLOFENAC SODIUM

Voltaren (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 2014

2.19M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 142 of 3362

$102M
Retail Cost

Rank: 238 of 3362

790,626
Patients

Rank: 107 of 3362

172,648
Prescribers

Rank: 144 of 3362

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73%

of people say

it's worth it

68%

of people say

it worked well

9%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 99,912 265,381 $13.3M
Florida 77,383 208,540 $12.4M
New York 42,555 108,198 $15.6M
Georgia 34,672 95,634 $2.21M
North Carolina 32,275 93,730 $2.67M
Ohio 31,109 90,365 $2.73M
Pennsylvania 31,074 90,318 $3.96M
Texas 35,574 89,787 $3.85M
Kentucky 24,736 75,268 $1.76M
Illinois 27,158 75,048 $2.3M
Virginia 27,263 72,011 $1.95M
Tennessee 23,690 69,081 $2.14M
South Carolina 18,246 51,149 $1.36M
Indiana 16,262 47,406 $1.24M
Michigan 16,772 46,933 $7.25M
Arizona 17,830 46,574 $1.34M
Missouri 13,960 46,099 $1.14M
Wisconsin 15,388 41,776 $1.38M
Washington 15,499 41,739 $1.25M
Alabama 14,782 41,182 $2.64M
Louisiana 12,907 36,263 $939K
Massachusetts 13,751 34,825 $1.36M
New Jersey 13,658 33,201 $5.84M
Arkansas 9,326 31,864 $662K
Colorado 12,369 29,221 $735K
Oklahoma 9,268 27,568 $704K
Oregon 10,016 25,433 $769K
West Virginia 6,983 22,632 $561K
Kansas 7,273 22,314 $485K
Iowa 6,301 21,541 $540K
Mississippi 6,925 21,201 $455K
Maryland 7,617 18,339 $1.02M
Minnesota 6,470 16,574 $624K
Utah 5,278 15,372 $387K
Nevada 4,199 11,501 $374K
Connecticut 4,626 11,385 $470K
Nebraska 2,809 10,202 $275K
New Mexico 3,537 10,190 $337K
Idaho 2,670 8,166 $219K
New Hampshire 3,043 7,686 $194K
Rhode Island 2,495 6,309 $179K
Maine 1,924 5,359 $172K
Delaware 1,758 4,021 $156K
North Dakota 1,639 3,925 $90.6K
Montana 1,143 3,820 $136K
Vermont 1,086 3,203 $98K
South Dakota 1,058 3,066 $69.1K
Hawaii 1,206 2,769 $112K
District of Columbia 968 2,294 $139K
Wyoming 716 2,139 $50K
Alaska 419 1,094 $26.4K
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. 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 SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE ALDRICH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,410

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,232

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOHN KLOOR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,215

BOULDER

Colorado

MATTHEW SANDERSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,051

DENVER

Colorado

DAVID CHANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,023

LOS ALTOS

California

WALTER CUKROWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,019

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ELLIOTT WEINGER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,014

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

JERRY OKONKWOAGUOLU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled962

LAWNDALE

California

RICHARD STIVERSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled917

LONE TREE

Colorado

JORGE HERNANDEZ RUIZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled905

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled883

LOS ANGELES

California

BARRY CLARK D.O.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled875

FLORENCE

South Carolina

RONALD BROCKMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled834

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

PANKAJKUMAR SHAH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled833

MISSION

Texas

JOSEPH LEITH MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled832

ASHLAND

Kentucky

RENE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled831

MIAMI

Florida

EMERY JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled815

AVENTURA

Florida

WALTER BESSER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled803

ASTORIA

New York

RICHARD CAPE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled781

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

MARK WELLEMEYER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled775

WICHITA

Kansas

MAQBOOL AHMAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled766

MARION

Illinois

IBRAHIM OUDEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled736

DUNN

North Carolina

HARTYOUN YOUSIF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled723

GLENDALE

California

JOHN PARENT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled679

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

NORBERTO BAEZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled678

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico