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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
ALLAN GITTMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,437

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,430

GADSDEN

Alabama

JAIME GUERRERO MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,412

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SHARON NAYLOR FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,403

LA FOLLETTE

Tennessee

TODD TURLEY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,394

PHOENIX

Arizona

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,380

SARASOTA

Florida

MARTIN HALE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,379

PLANTATION

Florida

RAMOUN JONES MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,367

PHOENIX

Arizona

APRIL PRICE PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,358

DOVER

Delaware

DOV RAND M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,358

WAYNE

New Jersey

LEONARD BENTON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,356

MARGATE

Florida

KWADWO GYARTENG-DAKWA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,355

DURHAM

North Carolina

GORDON KORBY D.O, D.C

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Claims Filled1,354

COLUMBUS

Ohio

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,352

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,350

BRADENTON

Florida

BARBARA BRAUCH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,339

HARRIMAN

Tennessee

ASHRAF HANNA

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,336

CLEARWATER

Florida

PHILIP FISHER DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,335

SOUTH POINT

Ohio

JENNIFER GREEN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,335

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JAY FREID MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,328

MILFORD

Delaware

RUSSELL SACHS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,323

GREEN COVE SPRINGS

Florida

CLYDE ARNOLD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,321

LOS ANGELES

California

TONYA AMBLER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,314

POWELL

Tennessee

JOHN STURMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,305

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

OLIVER HERNDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,301

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania