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OPANA ER

OXYMORPHONE HCL

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

Important Information About This Drug

Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

As many as one quarter of those receiving these drugs over a long period of time in a primary care setting struggle with addiction.

Read more about the appropriate use of these drugs and speak to your doctor about their risks.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

255K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 477 of 3362

$140M
Retail Cost

Rank: 183 of 3362

44,728
Patients

Rank: 562 of 3362

19,800
Prescribers

Rank: 624 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 5,381 30,886 $17.3M
Tennessee 5,270 29,429 $14.1M
Florida 3,825 20,600 $12.7M
Pennsylvania 3,371 18,304 $8.94M
California 2,158 12,047 $7.22M
Texas 2,070 10,489 $5.86M
New York 1,820 10,076 $6.52M
Ohio 1,515 8,666 $4.59M
Indiana 1,268 7,836 $4.42M
Georgia 1,347 6,760 $3.38M
South Carolina 1,284 5,784 $2.83M
Virginia 1,075 5,714 $3.03M
Louisiana 954 5,517 $3.13M
Arizona 974 5,347 $3.01M
Michigan 1,170 5,342 $3.9M
Alabama 965 5,264 $2.96M
Missouri 840 4,743 $2.81M
New Jersey 901 4,638 $2.68M
Oklahoma 831 4,606 $2.62M
Kentucky 809 4,217 $2.12M
Nevada 841 4,169 $2.23M
Maryland 832 3,863 $1.98M
Illinois 795 3,842 $1.84M
Wisconsin 544 2,938 $1.36M
Colorado 559 2,884 $1.61M
West Virginia 448 2,589 $1.48M
Connecticut 439 2,573 $1.7M
Arkansas 456 2,372 $1.28M
Washington 429 2,369 $1.15M
Mississippi 426 2,328 $1.23M
Kansas 413 2,114 $1.21M
Oregon 304 1,924 $998K
Iowa 293 1,777 $817K
Utah 319 1,500 $712K
Maine 313 1,470 $673K
Massachusetts 272 1,343 $1.02M
Nebraska 200 1,233 $724K
Hawaii 302 1,180 $455K
New Mexico 185 1,028 $608K
Idaho 156 968 $509K
Delaware 160 775 $413K
New Hampshire 157 759 $348K
Minnesota 110 505 $246K
South Dakota 83 449 $225K
Rhode Island 53 366 $167K
Alaska 51 298 $176K
Vermont 39 280 $250K
Montana 48 260 $122K
Wyoming 32 123 $66.1K
North Dakota 19 104 $55.8K
District of Columbia 25 77 $34.5K
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 OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERIC HAYNES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

CYRIL RABEN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled81

WOOSTER

Ohio

NEAL TAUB M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled81

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

STUART HARTMAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

LEBANON

Pennsylvania

BASEM HAMID MD

Neurology

Claims Filled81

HOUSTON

Texas

JERRY LEWIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

FRISCO

Texas

RASHEED SINGLETON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

KUK LEE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled81

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

DEBBRA HADDEN ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled82

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

MARK BODACK MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled82

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

TRACY HAUKE FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled82

ORLANDO

Florida

WILLIAM HEDRICK M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled82

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

WESLEY SPRUILL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

CLAIRE MARIE CYPRIEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

ORLANDO

Florida

MICHAEL LOTT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

DALLAS

Georgia

MAMIE RUBLE N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled83

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

COURTNEY NEWMAN RN APN WHCNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled83

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LESLIE KOTSIS NP-ADULT

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled83

GLENDALE

Arizona

DAMITA BRYANT MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled83

HERMITAGE

Tennessee

ISAAC CORNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

TROTWOOD

Ohio

KATHRYN MCCONNAUGHEY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled83

LEAWOOD

Kansas

BRIAN BOTHE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled83

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

DICKSON WU

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled83

SKOKIE

Illinois

DOUG YOUNG PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled84

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

JANET BOWEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

GARNER

North Carolina