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OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.66M
Medicare Part D Claims
$174M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 393,250 $23.1M
Pennsylvania 216,508 $9.23M
North Carolina 179,878 $7.36M
Washington 169,622 $5.45M
California 161,796 $10.8M
Massachusetts 158,291 $5.34M
Tennessee 145,557 $8.35M
New York 143,230 $7.25M
Oregon 139,970 $4.85M
Ohio 139,174 $5.51M
Arizona 128,494 $6.14M
Wisconsin 104,674 $4.17M
Maryland 104,454 $4.13M
New Jersey 102,272 $4.76M
Georgia 93,982 $4.65M
Minnesota 85,370 $2.3M
Virginia 85,229 $3.73M
Colorado 77,264 $3.91M
Maine 71,494 $2.47M
Kentucky 67,340 $3.26M
South Carolina 66,792 $3.04M
Michigan 64,736 $3.22M
Missouri 61,337 $2.73M
Connecticut 55,849 $2.36M
Alabama 48,777 $2.41M
Oklahoma 47,139 $2.69M
Indiana 46,387 $2.36M
Nevada 45,703 $2.61M
New Mexico 43,970 $2.24M
Arkansas 43,800 $2.51M
West Virginia 41,920 $2.06M
Texas 41,381 $2.65M
New Hampshire 40,269 $1.35M
Louisiana 39,412 $2.13M
Delaware 32,486 $1.72M
Utah 30,961 $1.57M
Kansas 27,188 $1.18M
Illinois 27,121 $1.36M
Iowa 26,272 $995K
Rhode Island 20,300 $776K
Montana 19,209 $727K
Idaho 19,043 $844K
Mississippi 17,444 $860K
Vermont 16,113 $542K
Hawaii 16,029 $774K
Nebraska 11,395 $386K
Alaska 8,146 $336K
South Dakota 7,944 $253K
North Dakota 7,071 $196K
Wyoming 4,743 $197K
District of Columbia 2,769 $109K
Puerto Rico 857 $78.9K
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 OXYCODONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MCKIM PETERSON M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCKPORT

Maine

STEVEN MILLS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YOUNGWOOD

Pennsylvania

RONALD BROWN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

TINA MCGUFFEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EMMETT

Idaho

JOHN MARTIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GILBERT

Arizona

BARBARA WILHELM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON

Pennsylvania

PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

THEODORE POWERS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

CULLMAN

Alabama

MICHELE WIGGINS M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

GAIL BORCHARDT FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

PATRICK MURPHY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEACON

New York

AGNES YAHL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE

Texas

STEVEN JOHNSON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado

OCTAVIO PEREZ-VELASCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

PUNEET GUPTA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING GROVE

Pennsylvania

ELWOOD FOX DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

WESTBROOK

Maine

EULOGIO AGUILAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FENNIMORE

Wisconsin

FRANK KUSH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT MEAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

STANLEY MCCLOY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEAUFORT

South Carolina

CYNTHIA WIRTH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI GARDENS

Florida

APRIL NEUMANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

LINDA NOLIN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

JAMES NAIRUS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

ELIZABETH FORREST M.D.

Rehabilitation Practitioner

Claims Filled50

LEONARDTOWN

Maryland