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BUTALB-CAFF-ACETAMINOPH-CODEIN

BUTALBIT/ACETAMIN/CAFF/CODEINE

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 2014

69.1K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 749 of 3362

$3.62M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1081 of 3362

16,510
Patients

Rank: 797 of 3362

16,446
Prescribers

Rank: 669 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 1,865 6,883 $364K
California 1,588 6,725 $396K
Texas 1,190 4,426 $228K
Pennsylvania 781 3,626 $215K
Michigan 865 3,389 $182K
Georgia 714 2,752 $123K
Illinois 520 2,400 $136K
New York 585 2,369 $184K
North Carolina 595 2,275 $105K
Ohio 467 1,952 $113K
Arizona 522 1,871 $91.3K
New Jersey 462 1,868 $99.1K
Massachusetts 371 1,856 $76.3K
Virginia 411 1,811 $80.5K
Missouri 338 1,565 $91K
Tennessee 405 1,557 $64.1K
Connecticut 241 1,335 $64.1K
Washington 317 1,294 $62.8K
Alabama 318 1,182 $49.8K
Maryland 284 1,178 $64.2K
Oklahoma 291 1,090 $64.5K
Louisiana 335 1,084 $44.8K
Nevada 253 1,070 $56.3K
Oregon 229 1,069 $52.5K
South Carolina 253 1,019 $45.7K
Indiana 285 924 $45.9K
Wisconsin 184 910 $44.4K
Kentucky 221 902 $46.7K
Colorado 193 833 $40.1K
Arkansas 195 821 $39.4K
Mississippi 233 758 $29.4K
Utah 153 740 $38.6K
Minnesota 114 644 $39K
Kansas 118 605 $28.8K
Nebraska 92 525 $25.4K
Maine 77 405 $19K
New Hampshire 78 396 $14.2K
Iowa 88 396 $25.1K
New Mexico 102 380 $19.6K
Idaho 76 343 $16.6K
West Virginia 82 340 $17.8K
Montana 43 290 $19.4K
South Dakota 20 199 $7,333
Rhode Island 57 198 $9,239
Hawaii 45 176 $9,134
District of Columbia 46 155 $7,048
Delaware 42 135 $7,280
Wyoming 24 101 $4,123
Vermont 16 95 $2,110
Alaska 18 68 $5,270
North Dakota 11 45 $3,699
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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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