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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

26.8M
Medicare Part D Claims
$430M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 3,596,855 $53.3M
Texas 2,755,926 $45.8M
Florida 1,645,599 $20.1M
Michigan 1,371,485 $19.4M
Tennessee 1,345,564 $17.9M
Ohio 1,192,515 $12.9M
Georgia 1,179,382 $14.8M
Illinois 1,120,887 $16.5M
Alabama 1,115,887 $14.5M
Kentucky 1,070,114 $14.5M
North Carolina 1,065,841 $13.9M
Pennsylvania 992,601 $11.2M
Indiana 956,780 $15.3M
Missouri 825,032 $12.4M
New York 791,155 $12.3M
Louisiana 749,703 $9.26M
Oklahoma 679,546 $11.3M
Virginia 656,983 $7.86M
Mississippi 651,188 $7.69M
South Carolina 643,120 $8.95M
Washington 580,715 $7.5M
Arkansas 564,948 $8.06M
Oregon 480,455 $6.96M
Arizona 473,731 $5.77M
Wisconsin 463,148 $5.88M
West Virginia 432,540 $5.59M
Kansas 365,010 $4.9M
Minnesota 347,986 $3.42M
Iowa 343,262 $4.25M
Colorado 338,461 $4.59M
Massachusetts 269,861 $2.44M
Nevada 265,933 $4.57M
Idaho 209,031 $3.82M
Utah 200,714 $2.76M
New Jersey 190,846 $1.81M
New Mexico 187,660 $2.81M
Nebraska 181,189 $2.52M
Maryland 151,266 $1.8M
Maine 138,669 $1.91M
Connecticut 136,743 $1.29M
Montana 113,284 $1.61M
Rhode Island 106,383 $944K
South Dakota 68,783 $922K
New Hampshire 63,327 $602K
Hawaii 61,147 $788K
Wyoming 46,235 $627K
North Dakota 45,871 $540K
Vermont 37,883 $389K
Delaware 33,168 $375K
Alaska 30,894 $489K
Puerto Rico 15,333 $155K
District of Columbia 9,030 $82.2K
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 HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled4,160

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,146

MOBILE

Alabama

LLOYD DYAS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled4,055

RUSSELLVILLE

Alabama

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,965

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,859

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TALMADGE HAYS M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,843

PINEVILLE

Kentucky

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,839

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,813

PADUCAH

Kentucky

HENRY CLAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,732

MACON

Georgia

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,717

SAGINAW

Michigan

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,705

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MORRIS SCHERLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,542

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

RICHARD LINGREEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,508

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,490

NEWTON

Texas

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,488

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,468

MCMINNVILLE

Tennessee

AARON CALODNEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,449

TYLER

Texas

PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,410

OAK PARK

Michigan

PAUL PARKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,401

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,400

STEELE

Missouri

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,368

KINGSTON

Tennessee

GAY RICHARDSON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,362

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SAI GUNDLAPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,348

BIG SPRING

Texas

JOHN CHRISTENSEN MD, DC, MPH

Chiropractor, Orthopedic

Claims Filled3,300

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

RODDIE GANTT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,261

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama