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OPANA ER

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Extended-release (ER) tablets are used to relieve severe pain in people who are expected to need pain medication around the clock for a long time and who cannot be treated with other medications. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

273K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 453 of 3238

$149M
Retail Cost

Rank: 153 of 3238

50,151
Patients

Rank: 518 of 3238

21,385
Prescribers

Rank: 570 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Opana »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 5,819 31,672 $17.3M
Tennessee 5,636 30,979 $15.7M
Florida 4,567 20,723 $12.4M
Pennsylvania 3,664 19,836 $9.96M
California 2,623 13,443 $7.9M
New York 2,329 12,407 $7.74M
Ohio 2,088 11,815 $6.34M
Texas 2,340 11,226 $6.08M
Indiana 1,450 8,533 $4.9M
Virginia 1,279 6,846 $3.52M
Georgia 1,382 6,509 $3.24M
Louisiana 1,041 5,866 $3.27M
Michigan 1,228 5,802 $4.03M
Arizona 1,172 5,618 $3.12M
Alabama 1,010 5,451 $2.89M
New Jersey 1,043 5,396 $3.05M
Kentucky 975 5,029 $2.55M
Missouri 836 4,893 $2.64M
South Carolina 1,066 4,775 $2.39M
Oklahoma 811 4,755 $2.73M
Nevada 925 4,252 $2.17M
Illinois 766 3,879 $1.83M
Maryland 782 3,711 $1.92M
West Virginia 601 3,647 $2.05M
Colorado 677 3,543 $2.07M
Wisconsin 642 3,206 $1.52M
Connecticut 517 2,895 $1.86M
Washington 480 2,411 $1.18M
Kansas 443 2,358 $1.19M
Oregon 409 2,350 $1.25M
Mississippi 441 2,346 $1.16M
Arkansas 462 2,167 $1.12M
Utah 310 1,706 $841K
Massachusetts 393 1,673 $1.2M
New Mexico 248 1,360 $795K
Hawaii 384 1,235 $445K
Idaho 221 1,185 $632K
Maine 234 1,170 $552K
Nebraska 206 1,098 $587K
Iowa 209 1,044 $566K
New Hampshire 181 910 $425K
Delaware 170 883 $509K
South Dakota 66 432 $205K
Minnesota 82 371 $174K
Rhode Island 72 357 $219K
Vermont 47 322 $245K
Montana 40 306 $136K
Alaska 38 230 $116K
North Dakota 21 128 $54.3K
District of Columbia 42 100 $50K
Wyoming 23 91 $44.1K
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 OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MATTHEW HANSEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled118

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

KEVIN HIBBARD MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled77

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

MARK LEEDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

WESTON

Florida

MICHELLE BROWN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled73

WESTMINSTER

Maryland

JING CHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled75

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

SHELDON REGENBAUM MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled86

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

MARK WELLS

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled71

WEST MIFFLIN

Pennsylvania

JOHN MOTTO MD,MPH

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

THOMAS KNOX MD,MBA,DABIPP,FIPP

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled68

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

HUNGCHIH LEE M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled123

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JEROME AUL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

WEIRTON

West Virginia

JORGE ROIG MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled78

WEIRTON

West Virginia

MICHAEL PATTERSON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled97

WEIRTON

West Virginia

JOSEPH TOOTHAKER-ALVAREZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled73

WEBSTER

Texas

WILLIE FUSSELL D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled58

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

ANGELA BROWN FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled154

WARTBURG

Tennessee

FRED FOSHEE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

WARTBURG

Tennessee

IGOR SMELYANSKY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled229

WARTBURG

Tennessee

CHADRICK HULL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled88

WARTBURG

Tennessee

BRUCE HAIRSTON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled56

WARTBURG

Tennessee

ERIC BACKOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled195

WARREN

Michigan

TONY LABABIDI D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled55

WADSWORTH

Ohio

PAOLO GIACOMINI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled148

WABASH

Indiana

KAI-LIEH CHEN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled56

VISALIA

California

BETH WINKE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia