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HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

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 2014

33.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 5 of 3362

$676M
Retail Cost

Rank: 32 of 3362

8,005,790
Patients

Rank: 1 of 3362

677,865
Prescribers

Rank: 1 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 979,642 3,862,748 $88.3M
Texas 681,678 2,920,214 $63.9M
Michigan 407,434 1,841,363 $40.4M
Florida 520,064 1,786,577 $35.4M
Tennessee 310,727 1,404,850 $24.2M
Georgia 316,485 1,272,370 $23.4M
Illinois 318,725 1,271,935 $25.7M
Alabama 248,650 1,227,792 $22.2M
Ohio 336,774 1,224,320 $24.7M
North Carolina 313,754 1,142,498 $22.1M
Indiana 247,049 1,060,539 $21.9M
Pennsylvania 289,520 1,033,322 $23.2M
Kentucky 197,469 999,181 $18.4M
Missouri 225,860 918,083 $18.6M
Louisiana 183,220 812,468 $13.1M
New York 234,646 736,697 $19.1M
South Carolina 183,442 722,435 $14.2M
Oklahoma 146,085 653,423 $13.9M
Virginia 177,733 649,566 $11.9M
Mississippi 138,933 633,222 $9.74M
Washington 173,584 621,905 $11.5M
Arkansas 132,918 596,811 $10.7M
Wisconsin 147,137 533,390 $9.76M
Arizona 166,371 494,495 $10.9M
Oregon 131,429 494,490 $9.82M
West Virginia 82,556 408,159 $7.12M
Kansas 96,401 403,089 $7.47M
Colorado 112,909 370,132 $7.58M
Iowa 92,355 353,740 $6.46M
Minnesota 109,360 346,629 $6.15M
Nevada 81,232 304,002 $6.19M
Massachusetts 87,384 255,871 $5.37M
Utah 59,260 224,671 $4.36M
Idaho 54,024 217,666 $4.45M
Nebraska 51,178 193,876 $3.35M
New Jersey 69,216 179,987 $5.07M
Maryland 67,385 179,511 $3.49M
New Mexico 50,740 172,116 $3.48M
Connecticut 47,355 138,606 $3.67M
Maine 36,981 137,448 $3.06M
Montana 30,695 119,494 $2.17M
Rhode Island 24,414 88,763 $1.8M
South Dakota 23,946 82,857 $1.41M
Hawaii 22,502 63,764 $1.43M
New Hampshire 21,594 61,273 $1.13M
North Dakota 17,364 57,629 $942K
Wyoming 12,837 44,214 $805K
Delaware 13,527 35,073 $725K
Vermont 9,731 34,017 $594K
Alaska 9,401 32,497 $635K
District of Columbia 5,898 12,397 $313K
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 HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,750

ONEIDA

Tennessee

RANDALL RODGERS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,741

WHITEHOUSE

Texas

MANJIT RANDHAWA D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,723

ANGLETON

Texas

JONATHAN THOMPSON M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,721

COVINGTON

Louisiana

ASHRAF ANDRAWIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,708

ORANGE PARK

Florida

MARTIN MARTUCCI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,653

TULSA

Oklahoma

JACQUES WHITECLOUD MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled3,647

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,622

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,603

ATHENS

Georgia

WILLIAM ACKERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,581

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

NORMAN DOZIER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,571

ABILENE

Texas

STEVEN RUPERT D.O

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,545

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

KENNETH WILLIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,521

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

DAVID HERRICK M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled3,520

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LOUIS BLANDA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled3,509

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

GAY RICHARDSON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,508

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MELVIN RUSSELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,492

TALLASSEE

Alabama

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,474

STOCKTON

California

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,462

MOBILE

Alabama

ANUJ SHARMA DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,426

INVERNESS

Florida

RAMARAO PASUPULETI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,397

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled3,366

WINFIELD

Alabama

VIJAYASREE ARVIND MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,338

DALLAS

Texas

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,331

DUBLIN

Georgia

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,321

DOUGLAS

Georgia