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OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE

Oxybutynin is used to control urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination in people who have overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles have uncontrollable spasms), spina bifida (a disability that occurs when the spinal cord does not close properly before birth), or other conditions that affect the bladder muscles. Oxybutynin is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles to prevent urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.51M
Medicare Part D Claims
$19.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 235,842 $3.22M
Florida 165,710 $1.26M
Texas 110,631 $938K
Pennsylvania 100,083 $842K
Ohio 96,757 $917K
New York 84,356 $720K
Michigan 79,583 $699K
Illinois 76,877 $640K
Missouri 64,735 $546K
Washington 62,845 $611K
Tennessee 61,870 $493K
North Carolina 59,031 $486K
Indiana 57,653 $500K
Arizona 53,259 $491K
Wisconsin 50,291 $453K
Georgia 48,241 $404K
Iowa 45,955 $345K
Minnesota 45,763 $398K
Oregon 45,504 $513K
Virginia 36,012 $316K
Massachusetts 35,320 $276K
Colorado 35,050 $464K
Alabama 33,270 $256K
Kentucky 32,931 $270K
Louisiana 32,035 $256K
Oklahoma 29,657 $269K
Kansas 29,184 $243K
South Carolina 26,891 $211K
Arkansas 26,339 $208K
New Jersey 24,832 $212K
Mississippi 22,725 $176K
Maryland 20,655 $218K
Nebraska 18,709 $149K
New Mexico 18,240 $155K
West Virginia 17,752 $145K
Connecticut 16,490 $133K
Nevada 15,766 $132K
Utah 13,920 $121K
Idaho 12,992 $122K
Maine 11,450 $98K
Puerto Rico 10,529 $81.6K
Montana 9,648 $82K
Rhode Island 9,578 $68K
South Dakota 7,967 $65.6K
New Hampshire 6,979 $60.4K
North Dakota 6,870 $60.8K
Vermont 5,135 $41.9K
Wyoming 3,869 $31.4K
Hawaii 3,565 $52K
Delaware 3,053 $29.2K
Alaska 2,359 $21K
District of Columbia 1,784 $20.3K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID MCNICHOLS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled267

EFFINGHAM

Illinois

JUNGHWAN CHOI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled267

GARDEN GROVE

California

BRIAN LINDAMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled267

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

GARY GINGRICH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled265

THE DALLES

Oregon

EDDIE POWELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled265

RAEFORD

North Carolina

EMILY LEVANDUSKY P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled261

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

BERNARD HOWERTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled258

COFFEYVILLE

Kansas

DILIPKUMAR PATEL

Specialist

Claims Filled256

KISSIMMEE

Florida

DANIEL BARNES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled256

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAY LONSWAY D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled255

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

AUBREY CHUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled252

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

SCOTT JUDD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled252

TAMPA

Florida

JON MICHNOVICZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled252

BROOKLYN

New York

GIRDHARI PUROHIT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled248

HEMET

California

MOEZ KHORSANDI D.O., FACOS

Urology

Claims Filled247

LOS ANGELES

California

ERIK ENQUIST MD

Urology

Claims Filled246

WESTERLY

Rhode Island

JEFFREY SCHOCK D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled245

LIVONIA

Michigan

JOSEPH D'ANGELO M D

Urology

Claims Filled244

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled243

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

RADHIKA MENON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

HUDSON

Florida

JACK PINES MD

Urology

Claims Filled238

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

VANCOUVER

Washington

TIMOTHY MULHOLLAND M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled237

MASON CITY

Iowa

JOEY SANTOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

ANAHEIM

California

WILLIAM BATTEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled237

LANCASTER

Ohio