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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
MARTIN SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

FLORENCE

Alabama

MONTGOMERY HEATHMAN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled147

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled146

SOUTH CHARLESTEN

West Virginia

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled144

EL PASO

Texas

JOSEPH CHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

MIAMI

Florida

NELSON KALAF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

MISSION

Texas

JAN ONIK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

LOUISIANA

Missouri

GERALD RANA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

WILBURTON

Oklahoma

ROBERT MCSHANE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled130

TITUSVILLE

Florida

NANCY RIGDON DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled127

MORGANFIELD

Kentucky

RODNEY SESSOMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

CLINTON

North Carolina

KHAJA MOHSIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

MARYVILLE

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER REYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

PINCKNEYVILLE

Illinois

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled123

MCALLEN

Texas

IKRAM HUSSAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

JACKSON

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled115

CULLMAN

Alabama

JAIME PACHON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled114

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

KEVIN MCLAUGHLIN D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Claims Filled112

NORWALK

Connecticut

MARK WHITESIDE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled111

KEY WEST

Florida

HASAN FARKHANI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

COLONIAL BEACH

Virginia

LEONID GOLDIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

BROOKLYN

New York

PLACID EZE M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

STARKVILLE

Mississippi

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled106

MIDLAND

Texas

KENYON BEHRENS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

EL PASO

Texas

SCOTT SIMEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

KENNER

Louisiana