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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
DONNA DAVIS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,167

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

HAMPTON JACKSON MD

Claims Filled1,161

OXON HILL

Maryland

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,156

MELBOURNE

Florida

RICKY LOCKETT DO

Specialist

Claims Filled1,143

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DONALD DOUGLAS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,139

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

FRANK BALLESTEROS M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,130

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ROBERT OSBORNE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,121

TUCSON

Arizona

DANA RICHARD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,120

GREENACRES

Florida

MUKARRAM KHAN D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,117

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RUSSELL PLEWINSKI CRNA

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,115

SOMERSWORTH

New Hampshire

MARK BLUMENTHAL M.D., M.P.H.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,107

MEBANE

North Carolina

BRENDA WALLER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,101

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

RALPH PAGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,098

ROCKLEDGE

Florida

NICOLE MILLER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,078

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

RAKESH PATEL M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,075

HAMDEN

Connecticut

CHRISTINA COLLINS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,075

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

PIER FRANK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,074

TAMPA

Florida

C KANG MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,070

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

BRANDY BURCHELL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,068

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARC LINSON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled1,066

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

CHARLES SCHLOSSER MD,M.P.H

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,066

MARRERO

Louisiana

KONSTANTINE YANKOPOLUS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,064

FORT MYERS

Florida

NEVORN ASKARI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,063

DECATUR

Georgia

JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,061

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,055

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania