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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
PATRICK TITUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,295

MILFORD

Delaware

RODOLFO VELUZ MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,290

PELL CITY

Alabama

TOSHEIBA HOLMES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,286

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ROBERT VANDRAK DO

Physical Therapist

Claims Filled1,281

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

MALCOLM FOSTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,274

PORT RICHEY

Florida

CHARLES BROWN CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,252

CHANTILLY

Virginia

RONALD LUBETSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,249

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

LARRY SIMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,247

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,246

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MICHELLE CATE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,233

BULLS GAP

Tennessee

FRED LIEBOWITZ M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,226

FORT MYERS

Florida

MITCHELL SIMONS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,220

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ANDREW SUGANTHARAJ MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled1,206

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

DONNA SMITH NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,204

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

RAYMOND FAILER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,198

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

TEODORA NEAGU RN, APN, ACNP, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled1,198

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN BARSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,197

TAMPA

Florida

MARK WINKLER P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled1,196

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

CECIL MOORE D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,195

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

HAROLD SLEIGHT M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,185

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

GREGORY WHITE MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,178

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

MANONMANI ANTONY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,176

GEORGETOWN

Delaware

STEPHEN KATZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,176

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

VINCENT MAMONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,170

SANFORD

Florida

DONNA DAVIS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,167

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina