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TRAMADOL HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

11.3M
Medicare Part D Claims
$127M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 893,500 $9.51M
Texas 876,784 $8.92M
California 851,039 $9.82M
Ohio 579,652 $8.94M
Pennsylvania 511,630 $5.94M
North Carolina 464,470 $5.15M
Illinois 443,712 $4.54M
New York 439,766 $6.66M
Georgia 438,516 $4.31M
Michigan 361,069 $4.15M
Missouri 354,788 $3.78M
Alabama 321,000 $3.14M
Virginia 286,355 $3.31M
Tennessee 278,676 $2.68M
Indiana 264,290 $3.27M
Louisiana 259,032 $2.33M
South Carolina 228,644 $2.45M
New Jersey 205,328 $2.7M
Oklahoma 201,376 $2.31M
Kentucky 200,185 $2.31M
Massachusetts 196,181 $2.1M
Wisconsin 194,801 $2.29M
Minnesota 191,978 $2.22M
Arkansas 180,919 $1.69M
Mississippi 172,798 $1.5M
Arizona 169,693 $2.16M
Iowa 166,010 $1.65M
Maryland 155,914 $1.81M
Washington 146,548 $1.69M
Colorado 141,596 $1.52M
Kansas 122,095 $1.26M
West Virginia 114,544 $1.25M
Nebraska 95,671 $949K
Connecticut 93,571 $1.12M
Oregon 92,845 $1.16M
Utah 72,762 $790K
Maine 58,747 $698K
New Mexico 54,661 $593K
Idaho 53,831 $707K
Nevada 51,018 $566K
South Dakota 44,719 $511K
New Hampshire 35,536 $385K
Rhode Island 33,989 $333K
North Dakota 31,111 $332K
Delaware 28,763 $357K
Montana 27,093 $321K
Vermont 24,967 $257K
Hawaii 18,917 $254K
Wyoming 13,671 $163K
District of Columbia 10,520 $127K
Alaska 8,666 $128K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for TRAMADOL HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,279

ALBANY

Georgia

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,084

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

RAUL CHAO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,726

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,680

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,644

TUCKER

Georgia

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,634

HAYTI

Missouri

ROBERTO ALVAREZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,621

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,556

BUSHNELL

Florida

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,551

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,545

LONGVIEW

Texas

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,512

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHARLES GALEA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,494

WAYCROSS

Georgia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,488

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT KROPAC MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,467

PRINCETON

West Virginia

ABIMAEL PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,404

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,388

MISSION

Texas

JOHN GILBERT MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled1,381

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,376

VALDOSTA

Georgia

RANDY ROBERTS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,375

JONESBORO

Arkansas

CLEATIOUS SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,303

JAY

Florida

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,302

EDINBURG

Texas

VICKI SMITH APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,280

COCOA

Florida

SU MIN KO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,262

FAIRFAX

Virginia

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,255

DUNEDIN

Florida

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,249

WICHITA

Kansas