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OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

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

6.27M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 52 of 3362

$290M
Retail Cost

Rank: 100 of 3362

1,215,440
Patients

Rank: 69 of 3362

309,940
Prescribers

Rank: 53 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 94,091 432,543 $19.9M
Florida 70,723 384,429 $19.2M
North Carolina 75,502 359,150 $15.2M
New York 72,665 303,131 $16.1M
California 61,372 297,048 $19.8M
Massachusetts 69,049 273,133 $9.23M
Tennessee 40,104 261,543 $12.9M
Washington 58,923 257,848 $8.7M
Ohio 51,598 240,826 $10.4M
Arizona 45,065 238,553 $11.4M
Oregon 47,001 207,242 $7.83M
Maryland 42,695 195,072 $7.15M
New Jersey 33,276 187,208 $9.06M
Wisconsin 34,840 174,664 $6.98M
Virginia 34,049 157,013 $7.07M
Georgia 27,918 152,759 $7.55M
Michigan 30,295 146,012 $7.87M
Minnesota 39,173 141,652 $4.49M
Colorado 30,929 139,723 $5.87M
South Carolina 28,150 113,803 $4.89M
Missouri 24,137 113,117 $5.45M
Connecticut 22,747 103,560 $4.56M
Alabama 15,497 94,406 $4.96M
Texas 19,432 92,063 $5.76M
Indiana 16,256 86,132 $4.45M
Maine 17,366 83,590 $3.05M
Kentucky 15,674 83,524 $3.96M
Oklahoma 12,321 75,827 $4.87M
Nevada 12,664 72,739 $3.81M
Arkansas 12,304 70,884 $3.96M
New Mexico 14,550 68,644 $2.99M
New Hampshire 14,117 67,817 $2.27M
Louisiana 10,690 63,889 $3.88M
West Virginia 10,010 56,920 $3.18M
Kansas 11,617 54,898 $2.53M
Utah 10,231 54,756 $3.13M
Illinois 12,613 49,206 $2.43M
Delaware 7,280 39,428 $1.78M
Iowa 8,255 34,464 $1.42M
Idaho 7,062 31,507 $1.61M
Mississippi 5,219 30,670 $1.52M
Rhode Island 7,207 30,580 $1.13M
Montana 5,600 25,273 $1.09M
Hawaii 5,207 21,968 $1.09M
Vermont 4,950 21,733 $723K
Nebraska 5,231 19,396 $794K
North Dakota 3,451 12,312 $352K
Alaska 2,411 12,271 $616K
South Dakota 3,256 12,188 $430K
District of Columbia 3,548 8,739 $332K
Wyoming 1,828 7,846 $333K
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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Top prescribers for OXYCODONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled6,250

DECATUR

Alabama

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled4,508

MOBILE

Alabama

SANJAY MEHTA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,178

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,956

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,814

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,341

ATHENS

Georgia

COLUMBUS BROWN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled3,208

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DARIUS MCGEE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled3,205

LAUREL

Mississippi

PATRICK TITUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,103

MILFORD

Delaware

CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled2,860

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled2,749

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,590

SPRING HILL

Florida

RONALD MYERS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,584

ROLAND

Oklahoma

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,577

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

TERRANCE HUGHES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,417

BOGART

Georgia

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,373

HAMILTON

Ohio

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,342

GADSDEN

Alabama

KATHERINE BALLARD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,334

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,227

TAMPA

Florida

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,225

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

JOSE GOMEZ-CORTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,225

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,224

EDMOND

Oklahoma

REGINA THURMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,122

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,093

BAY PINES

Florida

DAVID ROGERS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled2,004

EASLEY

South Carolina