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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). 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

269K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 455 of 3238

$7.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 864 of 3238

103,902
Patients

Rank: 387 of 3238

52,820
Prescribers

Rank: 371 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 13,057 32,613 $960K
Florida 11,356 24,450 $612K
Illinois 4,655 13,310 $388K
California 4,054 12,675 $483K
New York 5,518 12,130 $385K
New Jersey 5,015 11,453 $294K
Alabama 4,700 11,330 $256K
Pennsylvania 3,876 10,710 $327K
North Carolina 4,007 9,052 $225K
Michigan 2,765 8,817 $304K
Arkansas 2,943 8,725 $243K
Missouri 2,821 8,584 $280K
Ohio 2,775 8,059 $262K
Georgia 3,238 7,551 $194K
Indiana 2,644 6,853 $205K
Louisiana 2,796 6,098 $133K
Tennessee 2,672 6,013 $143K
Virginia 1,995 5,249 $141K
Oklahoma 1,789 4,824 $146K
Mississippi 1,868 4,603 $108K
South Carolina 1,865 4,003 $106K
Arizona 1,461 3,561 $112K
Colorado 1,404 3,521 $100K
Connecticut 1,334 3,305 $77.5K
West Virginia 1,010 3,186 $88.8K
Massachusetts 1,151 3,120 $84.9K
Kansas 896 2,853 $87.9K
Kentucky 897 2,793 $86.9K
Washington 975 2,740 $86.1K
Maryland 1,188 2,526 $64K
Wisconsin 937 2,478 $67.1K
Oregon 718 2,246 $68.9K
Nebraska 485 1,653 $45.8K
Nevada 648 1,650 $51.6K
New Mexico 606 1,537 $56.2K
Minnesota 423 1,440 $46.9K
Iowa 351 1,080 $34.4K
New Hampshire 270 926 $27.1K
North Dakota 437 921 $20.8K
Utah 387 914 $19.2K
Montana 301 906 $28.6K
Idaho 291 847 $25.7K
Rhode Island 193 809 $25.9K
Maine 198 710 $23.6K
Delaware 275 697 $21.5K
South Dakota 222 667 $19K
District of Columbia 245 598 $17.6K
Wyoming 200 533 $12.7K
Hawaii 187 452 $12.3K
Alaska 121 326 $7,536
Vermont 71 191 $6,899
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 BIT-IBUPROFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

PRENTISS PERKINS D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

MAMOU

Louisiana

STEPHEN WALLACE D.D.S.,M.H.S.,P.A.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JAMES HINES M. D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

TERRY MORRIS D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

FREDONIA

Kansas

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION

New Jersey

SETH BARNES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BATESVILLE

Arkansas

MATTHEW STEPHENSON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BRAZORIA

Texas

ERIC MILLER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

BRODERICK BELLO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

North Carolina

MATTHEW WELCH DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

HENRY MCCABE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

ABDUL GANGOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KINGS MOUNTAIN

North Carolina

RAYMOND DIXON DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled50

UNIVERSITY PARK

Florida

RAMONA BOYD NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LEBANON

Virginia

MARIELISA SEDRISH MD, FACR

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SLIDELL

Louisiana

EDWARD SUCZEWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAYONNE

New Jersey

JACK MILETIC M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINTER PARK

Florida

ALAN BOONIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHAVERTOWN

Pennsylvania

RICHARD MORGAN

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

HERRIN

Illinois

AMANDA MOORE NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

LEBANON

Virginia

HECTOR FLORENTINO

Specialist

Claims Filled51

UNION CITY

New Jersey

RICHARD KLUG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MC COOK

Nebraska

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LUBBOCK

Texas

CHRISTOPHER REYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PINCKNEYVILLE

Illinois