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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROCODONE BIT-IBUPROFEN

HYDROCODONE BIT-IBUPROFEN

Treats pain and inflammation caused by arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other medical problems. This medicine is a combination of a narcotic pain reliever and a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medicine (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

124K
Medicare Part D Claims
$9.39M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 30,817 $1.21M
Florida 23,633 $890K
Illinois 13,550 $452K
New York 12,860 $458K
California 11,563 $532K
New Jersey 10,326 $303K
Alabama 9,682 $296K
Pennsylvania 9,659 $352K
North Carolina 8,990 $289K
Missouri 7,965 $333K
Arkansas 7,666 $283K
Ohio 7,656 $280K
Georgia 7,642 $244K
Louisiana 7,077 $211K
Michigan 6,601 $282K
Indiana 6,389 $246K
Tennessee 5,865 $183K
Virginia 5,707 $196K
Mississippi 5,290 $157K
Oklahoma 5,129 $210K
South Carolina 3,773 $142K
Kentucky 3,497 $132K
West Virginia 3,350 $123K
Connecticut 3,343 $93.7K
Colorado 3,111 $125K
Arizona 3,099 $118K
Massachusetts 2,875 $98.7K
Washington 2,719 $96.3K
Kansas 2,556 $94.9K
Wisconsin 2,478 $88.5K
Maryland 2,307 $78.5K
Oregon 2,279 $85.2K
Puerto Rico 2,213 $69.5K
Minnesota 1,688 $55.4K
New Mexico 1,631 $68.7K
Nebraska 1,599 $51.4K
Nevada 1,452 $77K
Iowa 1,363 $47.9K
North Dakota 958 $29.6K
Montana 938 $38.8K
Utah 914 $26.2K
Idaho 885 $37.7K
Rhode Island 838 $31.3K
Maine 782 $24.7K
South Dakota 771 $29.6K
New Hampshire 702 $21.2K
District of Columbia 603 $21.4K
Delaware 576 $22.8K
Wyoming 463 $18.9K
Vermont 385 $16.7K
Alaska 356 $12.8K
Hawaii 322 $14.5K
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 BIT-IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KENNETH ADATTO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

SERGIO ZAMORA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAGLE PASS

Texas

CLIVE SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONG BRANCH

New Jersey

BOBBY MOORE DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

ENID

Oklahoma

NEDU GOPALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

SUSAN BALKE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARIANNA

Arkansas

HIMANSHU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

JOHN RAINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MAPLEWOOD

Minnesota

STEPHEN BROWNE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTHPORT

Alabama

GARY SNELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANFORD

Florida

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JACK GIDDINGS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

FRANCES DECKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RINCON

Georgia

MARC CARROLL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GROVEPORT

Ohio

KISHOR AJMERE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JOLIET

Illinois

STEPHEN THOMPSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PETERSBURG

West Virginia

DEBRA ZIMMER FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled51

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD KLUG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MC COOK

Nebraska

JAMES BLEDSOE PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

CORRIGAN

Texas

JOHN RAWLES M.D.

Hand Surgery

Claims Filled51

RICHMOND

Virginia

LINDA MCGHEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

ROBERT PROVENCHER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CLARKSBORO

New Jersey

ALBERTO FLORES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORT WORTH

Texas

CARLOS ESTRADA D. O.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled51

LAREDO

Texas