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HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

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 2013

34.8M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 4 of 3238

$568M
Retail Cost

Rank: 33 of 3238

8,086,006
Patients

Rank: 1 of 3238

691,028
Prescribers

Rank: 1 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 981,067 3,976,143 $71.1M
Texas 731,594 3,215,575 $57.4M
Michigan 393,785 1,852,435 $33.1M
Florida 531,430 1,837,927 $28.3M
Tennessee 312,552 1,442,474 $21.5M
Georgia 315,716 1,308,027 $18.4M
Ohio 343,535 1,292,355 $19.1M
Alabama 249,461 1,286,835 $19.8M
Illinois 300,906 1,258,886 $21.7M
North Carolina 315,739 1,189,639 $18.3M
Indiana 247,769 1,117,850 $21M
Pennsylvania 298,044 1,090,584 $17.1M
Kentucky 197,262 1,036,629 $16.7M
Missouri 220,884 926,853 $15.5M
Louisiana 182,855 861,645 $12.7M
New York 259,735 805,955 $15.6M
Oklahoma 147,000 703,477 $13M
South Carolina 165,985 699,464 $11.4M
Virginia 178,490 682,214 $10.1M
Mississippi 140,224 671,316 $8.97M
Washington 169,857 626,158 $9.53M
Arkansas 133,801 615,162 $9.18M
Wisconsin 145,861 541,656 $8.31M
Oregon 128,435 502,425 $8.39M
Arizona 162,957 496,813 $8.32M
West Virginia 84,129 426,423 $6.37M
Kansas 94,898 414,094 $6.51M
Iowa 93,562 371,154 $5.6M
Colorado 104,665 364,792 $5.96M
Minnesota 110,169 358,065 $5.01M
Nevada 79,559 309,253 $5.77M
Massachusetts 93,329 278,278 $3.75M
Utah 57,651 225,801 $3.42M
Idaho 53,172 222,177 $4.13M
New Jersey 79,920 211,255 $3.43M
Nebraska 50,425 200,076 $2.99M
New Mexico 50,865 177,062 $3.02M
Maryland 65,078 175,723 $2.49M
Connecticut 50,584 152,210 $2.29M
Maine 37,584 142,986 $2.59M
Montana 30,690 123,706 $1.94M
Rhode Island 27,047 101,298 $1.33M
South Dakota 23,558 84,298 $1.27M
Hawaii 24,181 69,898 $1.05M
New Hampshire 22,371 64,609 $875K
North Dakota 17,034 57,398 $813K
Wyoming 11,990 43,251 $653K
Delaware 14,767 39,243 $586K
Vermont 10,051 35,135 $469K
Alaska 9,409 32,496 $516K
District of Columbia 6,215 13,447 $192K
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 HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANJAY REVANKAR M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan

ELLEN KITTS MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHEELING

West Virginia

POORWA KENKRE M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

Delaware

DOUGLAS ROSS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

KEVIN UPTERGROVE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

UVALDE

Texas

SHADI SOUFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

NANCY LELLELID MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

EVERETT

Washington

LINDA REED ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CONCORD

New Hampshire

AKIL TAHERBHAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GADSDEN

Alabama

QI LU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHUA

New Hampshire

JOHN AYERS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

WARRENVILLE

Illinois

SOHAIL KHAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

JOPLIN

Missouri

XOLTI MORGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

REBECCA RITCHIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OLYMPIA

Washington

BENEDICT PAINTER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

GRANITE CITY

Illinois

ANA FUNARIU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

MICHAEL WISSER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLEN MILLS

Pennsylvania

RAMANA GOPALAN M.D., M.P.H.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

MARYANN PUGLIESE RN/NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

MICHAEL KENNEDY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

COSETTE WITTY-LEWIS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

MASSENA

New York

JOZSEF PIRI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLOOMFIELD

Connecticut

RAYMOND LEUNG M.D.

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

MARK HERRING MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

GAIL JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWBURY

Ohio