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IBUPROFEN

Ibuprofen 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

5.17M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 65 of 3238

$36M
Retail Cost

Rank: 457 of 3238

2,142,992
Patients

Rank: 36 of 3238

442,059
Prescribers

Rank: 14 of 3238

User Reviews of IBUPROFEN »

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88%

of people say

it's worth it

48%

of people say

it worked well

5%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 375,850 869,342 $6.99M
Florida 185,958 477,177 $3.08M
New York 174,532 369,233 $2.1M
Michigan 115,188 267,168 $1.85M
Texas 122,643 256,244 $1.65M
Pennsylvania 98,535 245,786 $1.6M
Ohio 85,118 202,278 $1.5M
Illinois 72,369 176,018 $1.13M
Massachusetts 66,821 159,554 $1.05M
North Carolina 58,290 135,683 $961K
Georgia 57,208 122,592 $780K
New Jersey 53,885 112,415 $647K
Kentucky 34,956 105,793 $760K
Tennessee 40,287 102,673 $733K
Missouri 35,608 99,799 $707K
Arizona 43,926 99,257 $746K
Virginia 38,396 88,974 $653K
Washington 31,081 76,323 $528K
Indiana 29,252 72,046 $559K
Maryland 34,563 69,644 $469K
Alabama 26,369 68,413 $469K
Minnesota 26,380 63,088 $466K
Oklahoma 21,527 59,142 $447K
Wisconsin 22,663 56,301 $432K
South Carolina 24,518 54,842 $376K
Oregon 20,203 54,323 $422K
Louisiana 22,634 53,840 $318K
West Virginia 17,736 51,138 $366K
New Mexico 20,381 47,252 $321K
Colorado 18,032 43,703 $381K
Connecticut 20,549 41,597 $253K
Nevada 18,792 41,159 $295K
Utah 16,494 40,916 $340K
Mississippi 16,951 40,428 $247K
Iowa 14,416 36,556 $253K
Arkansas 11,438 32,026 $213K
Rhode Island 13,703 31,454 $216K
Kansas 10,603 29,134 $207K
Maine 8,657 24,019 $207K
Nebraska 7,891 20,032 $140K
New Hampshire 7,485 18,099 $147K
Hawaii 8,771 17,355 $127K
Idaho 6,627 16,971 $122K
District of Columbia 6,640 13,499 $81.8K
Delaware 6,469 12,562 $84K
Vermont 3,999 10,978 $83.2K
Montana 3,707 9,703 $70.2K
South Dakota 3,118 7,538 $50.5K
Alaska 2,353 5,363 $36.6K
North Dakota 1,850 4,663 $31.2K
Wyoming 1,560 4,241 $28.7K
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 IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,545

MIAMI

Florida

VARDUI ARUTYUNYAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,200

GLENDALE

California

RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,169

EAGLE PASS

Texas

JUAN ESCOBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,155

LONG BEACH

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,124

GLENDALE

California

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled946

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled920

MIAMI

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled917

GLENDALE

California

ERNEST CASILLAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled917

LOS ANGELES

California

ARSINE BARSEGYAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled916

GLENDALE

California

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled908

LOS ANGELES

California

MIGUEL CORONA OLIVARES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled903

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled886

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled863

HIALEAH

Florida

ENRIQUE HUERTAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled840

MIAMI

Florida

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled836

VAN NUYS

California

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled834

GLENDALE

California

ARUTYUN TOPSAKALYAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled820

GLENDALE

California

SAI GUTTI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled819

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

ALFONSO BAEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled801

GARDENA

California

LEVON ANTOSSYAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled797

GLENDALE

California

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled794

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled794

GRUNDY

Virginia

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled781

HIALEAH

Florida

GUARI MASCARO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled778

MIAMI

Florida