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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
STEPHEN WEISS MD

Urology

Claims Filled237

DELAND

Florida

CHARLES DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

D. LAMBIE M.D., M.P.H.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

PLANTATION

Florida

MICHAEL NIELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

JERRY COHEN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled232

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

RICHARD FIGHTLIN M.D

Urology

Claims Filled232

PORTERVILLE

California

ADNAN AKHTAR D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

LOS ANGELES

California

PAMELA MABEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled230

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

HIALEAH

Florida

MAX STEARNS MD

Urology

Claims Filled228

OXNARD

California

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE MATHEWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

HUMANSVILLE

Missouri

MATTHEW MERRELL MD

Urology

Claims Filled224

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

BILL BOSWELL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled223

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JOSEPH CAMPS MD

Urology

Claims Filled223

TALL

Florida

VENKATESWARA GOLI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled221

HAZARD

Kentucky

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

HAYTI

Missouri

JORDAN BAUM M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled218

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SAMUEL SHUFFLER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled218

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled217

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

KASHYAP PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

ALAN BICKEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled216

PUEBLO

Colorado

TERRENCE SULLIVAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled216

SAN JOSE

California

BENNIE CHEEK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

MULDROW

Oklahoma

GLORIOSA ANTIPORDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

JACKSONVILLE

Florida