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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
ROBERTO ORTIZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled52

ORLANDO

Florida

MICHAEL JESSUP MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ROBERT CUMMINGS DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled52

JASPER

Alabama

SANJAY SEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

COAL TOWNSHIP

Pennsylvania

AMENA HAQ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

COCONUT CREEK

Florida

ROSANNA BUIGAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

CHANDRA SHARMA M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled52

WELCH

West Virginia

CHI-HSIUNG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

LAQUETTA PETTWAY MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled52

FULTONDALE

Alabama

LOWELL ADKINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

CHARLES WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

GLEN BURNIE

Maryland

ROMULO DELA ROSA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

IAEGER

West Virginia

NADINE BUSH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MENDENHALL

Mississippi

MOHAMED ELKERSH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

HAMMOND

Louisiana

ROGER HUELSNITZ MD

Claims Filled52

HOMERVILLE

Georgia

DARIO ARANGO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

EDINBURG

Texas

DIVYESH PUROHIT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SHELBURN

Indiana

RICHARD KLUG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MC COOK

Nebraska

SOMES GUHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

TIMOTHY SANDMANN MD

Claims Filled51

SHERMAN

Texas

JOHN RAWLES M.D.

Hand Surgery

Claims Filled51

RICHMOND

Virginia

STEPHEN THOMPSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PETERSBURG

West Virginia

LINDA MCGHEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

GARY BRANFMAN MD

Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled51

VICTORIA

Texas

CARLOS ESTRADA D. O.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled51

LAREDO

Texas