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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
IFEANYICHUKWU OKAFOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled89

LINCOLNTON

North Carolina

HAROLD LEVY MD

Claims Filled88

BRANFORD

Connecticut

MICHAEL HAWES M.D., F.A.C.S.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled87

DENVER

Colorado

GEORGE DENDRINOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

VINELAND

New Jersey

RAJPAUL SINGH M.D.

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled87

HOLLIS

New York

GREGORIO GUILLEN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled86

PERTH AMBOY

New Jersey

GREGORY ANDERSON DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled86

LOGAN

Utah

ROBERT MORGAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

SPARTA

Georgia

THOMAS DUDENHOEFFER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

SARASOTA

Florida

CORNELIUS ROGERS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

SOUTH HOLLAND

Illinois

DAVID LAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

SPRINGHILL

Louisiana

MICHAEL MANN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

BULVERDE

Texas

MARK SANDERSON MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled83

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

RAYMOND MUNZ D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled82

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

PAUL SUTERA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

KEWANEE

Illinois

MARK HILL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

BRONX

New York

JOHN COYNE D.M.D.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled81

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

MOHAMMAD SHAHZAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

DANVILLE

Kentucky

HARMON SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

CONYERS

Georgia

SAI NAMBURU M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled80

SELMA

Alabama

OLAJIDE AKINSANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

GADSDEN

Alabama

JOHN BATISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

SPRING HILL

Florida

AMOS MENENDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled80

MIAMI

Florida

ERIC WATSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

ST GEORGE

South Carolina