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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
BRIAN OLENSLAGER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled59

PROVO

Utah

MURRAY WEST MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

BALTIMORE

Maryland

BARBARA DICKS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled59

SIMSBURY

Connecticut

SARAH NAIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ONALASKA

Wisconsin

SALEEM KHAMISANI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

DIANE BUCHBARKER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled59

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

DAVID HARROM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

IAN OKAZAKI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled59

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JORGE SEDAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

VINCENT PICOZZI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled59

SEATTLE

Washington

SIMON FAYNZILBERG DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled59

LYNN

Massachusetts

CHARLES WOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

PORTLAND

Oregon

RICHARD TURK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

CHESTERTON

Indiana

MOHAMED SIYAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JILL LARY RN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

CAVE JUNCTION

Oregon

CHARLES FRAZIER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled59

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

JAMES HOLSINGER M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled59

KEOKUK

Iowa

JAMES BARRETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

COLUSA

California

MATTHEW ELLMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

MARLAINE EPSTEIN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

BENSON

Arizona

JEFFREY CAMPBELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

HUNG PHAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

TACOMA

Washington

NEIL FLYNN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled58

SACRAMENTO

California

SYED HUSSAINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

BELLEVUE

Pennsylvania

AMANDEEP SODHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SURPRISE

Arizona