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BUTALB-CAFF-ACETAMINOPH-CODEIN

BUTALBIT/ACETAMIN/CAFF/CODEINE

Important Information About This Drug

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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 2015

62.8K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 772 of 3395

$5.14M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1139 of 3395

14,037
Patients

Rank: 833 of 3395

14,564
Prescribers

Rank: 708 of 3395

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

75K

2011

84.8K

2012

80.9K

2013

69.2K

2014

62.8K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.13M

2011

$3.46M

2012

$3.18M

2013

$3.62M

2014

$5.14M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$51

2011

$50

2012

$81

2013

$78

2014

$114

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,317 6,418 $601K
Florida 1,548 6,280 $551K
Texas 1,043 4,127 $334K
Pennsylvania 690 3,554 $307K
Michigan 707 2,901 $249K
Georgia 589 2,382 $163K
Illinois 458 2,138 $191K
North Carolina 487 1,927 $140K
New York 444 1,893 $204K
New Jersey 411 1,781 $160K
Ohio 408 1,749 $142K
Massachusetts 328 1,657 $99.5K
Virginia 358 1,521 $107K
Arizona 378 1,498 $121K
Missouri 299 1,416 $131K
Washington 282 1,377 $99.5K
Tennessee 341 1,335 $89.6K
Connecticut 213 1,192 $79.5K
Alabama 272 1,120 $76.1K
Louisiana 294 1,058 $70.5K
Oregon 195 1,013 $72.7K
Oklahoma 245 991 $83.6K
Maryland 278 984 $86K
South Carolina 221 927 $70.2K
Nevada 201 897 $84.6K
Utah 173 839 $62.2K
Arkansas 192 838 $65K
Wisconsin 167 813 $65.1K
Kentucky 181 758 $62K
Colorado 185 749 $55.8K
Indiana 206 730 $61K
Mississippi 172 711 $46.6K
Minnesota 120 641 $53.9K
Kansas 104 535 $41.3K
New Hampshire 88 468 $27.8K
Nebraska 77 423 $33.7K
Maine 84 421 $32.9K
Iowa 78 405 $36.5K
New Mexico 86 329 $24.4K
Idaho 65 320 $25.5K
Montana 38 287 $31.5K
West Virginia 73 282 $19.8K
South Dakota 28 199 $10.7K
Rhode Island 42 191 $10.5K
Hawaii 32 153 $13.8K
Delaware 46 149 $9,134
District of Columbia 43 146 $10.6K
Wyoming 26 102 $8,819
Vermont 18 85 $3,813
Alaska 15 47 $4,492
North Dakota 45 $3,922
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 BUTALB-CAFF-ACETAMINOPH-CODEIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KUK LEE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled93

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

RICHARD FINKELMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled85

DOVER

New Hampshire

J. ONWUTA M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled80

ELGIN

Illinois

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled71

CLEARWATER

Florida

PAUL MONACO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

HAMDEN

Connecticut

PHILIP PEARLSTEIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

RICHARD STAPPENBECK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

RIVERDALE

Georgia

LAWRENCE WILLIAMS DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

CHARLES BOLNO D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ROCKLEDGE

Pennsylvania

ROBERTO RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

KENEDY

Texas

SCOTT SLATER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

BRIAN COSTELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled53

BOCA RATON

Florida

DAVID LOXTERKAMP M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BELFAST

Maine

CLEVELAND WILLIAMS M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled52

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

MARK MOGEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

MICHAEL DUPONT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LA GRANGE HIGHLANDS

Illinois

JOSEPH PAGANO MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled51

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

EDWARD WEIPPERT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WICHITA

Kansas

RICHARD RHEE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

NEPTUNE

New Jersey

DAVID MCDONALD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PASADENTA

Texas