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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
JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,236

TAMPA

Florida

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,978

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

GEORGE HOWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,902

PEA RIDGE

Arkansas

JEAN CHARLOT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,562

PLANTATION

Florida

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,901

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,719

ATHENS

Georgia

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,656

TULSA

Oklahoma

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,589

CLEARWATER

Florida

CATHY LUO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,454

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

WASHINGTON BRYAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,444

LOS ANGELES

California

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,405

SARASOTA

Florida

BRENT FOX M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled2,316

SALISBURY

Maryland

PAWANKUMAR JAIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled2,215

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

DAVID MORGAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,159

PEMBROKE

Virginia

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,127

SPRING HILL

Florida

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,029

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JOHN PELLEGRINI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,008

TAZEWELL

Virginia

PRIMO TAMAYO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,999

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,982

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

EVA PIZARRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,856

MIAMI

Florida

HARVEY LANGEE MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,831

TAMPA

Florida

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,818

BAY PINES

Florida

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,773

TAMPA

Florida

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,767

STOW

Ohio

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,756

STATESVILLE

North Carolina