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Prescriber Checkup » FENTANYL

FENTANYL

Treats severe, ongoing pain (during and after surgery, cancer pain) that cannot be controlled with other medicines. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.32M
Medicare Part D Claims
$447M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 218,405 $40.8M
Pennsylvania 187,528 $27.9M
Florida 139,628 $23M
New York 131,345 $22.7M
Ohio 124,373 $17.4M
Texas 122,596 $21.6M
Illinois 115,475 $17.2M
Michigan 111,726 $17.3M
North Carolina 104,965 $17.9M
Indiana 93,472 $14.7M
Wisconsin 82,516 $11.1M
Missouri 78,784 $12.4M
Georgia 78,195 $12.9M
Tennessee 76,372 $12.2M
New Jersey 75,816 $11M
Virginia 61,614 $9.38M
Washington 57,051 $8.82M
Minnesota 55,272 $7.83M
Kentucky 52,021 $7.88M
Iowa 50,845 $6.42M
Alabama 49,949 $8.38M
Oregon 49,820 $8.32M
Massachusetts 48,679 $8.28M
Oklahoma 46,159 $8.72M
Colorado 40,520 $6.95M
Arizona 38,963 $7.42M
Kansas 38,328 $5.74M
South Carolina 37,944 $6.74M
Mississippi 35,473 $5.91M
Connecticut 35,128 $5.81M
Maryland 34,631 $5.23M
Louisiana 32,239 $5.43M
Arkansas 28,486 $4.92M
Nebraska 26,311 $3.5M
West Virginia 26,224 $3.87M
Idaho 22,066 $3.37M
Maine 19,770 $3.11M
Montana 17,863 $2.39M
South Dakota 17,248 $2.01M
Utah 16,582 $2.88M
New Hampshire 15,113 $2.49M
New Mexico 15,061 $2.48M
Nevada 14,185 $2.7M
North Dakota 12,872 $1.62M
Vermont 9,929 $1.58M
Delaware 9,468 $1.45M
Rhode Island 8,337 $1.35M
Hawaii 5,465 $968K
Wyoming 4,923 $764K
Alaska 4,552 $960K
Puerto Rico 3,922 $519K
District of Columbia 2,438 $325K
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 FENTANYL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MATTHEW MANICO PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled542

SALEM

Virginia

PAUL GRANT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled541

FORT WORTH

Texas

OMAIR TOOR D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled539

ROUND ROCK

Texas

ALLISON BROOKS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled537

PORTLAND

Oregon

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled535

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

AARON GOOTMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled535

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

ASHRAF RAZZAK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled528

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

DARRYL FOSTER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled528

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

CHARLES WATT DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled526

ROGERSVILLE

Missouri

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled525

WESTLAND

Michigan

MARK MALONE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled524

ROUND ROCK

Texas

CHRISTOPHER BILLINGS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled524

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

BOLKAR SAHINLER MD.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled522

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled522

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

MARK WORKMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled520

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

CLINTON ANTHONY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled515

TULSA

Oklahoma

MACIEJ SOLAREWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled508

LAKEVIEW

Michigan

MARTIN MARTUCCI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled505

TULSA

Oklahoma

WAYNE WOODBURY MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled504

ST GEORGE

Utah

ELLEN FLINCHUM M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled503

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled502

MOBILE

Alabama

CESAR EURIBE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled499

LADY LAKE

Florida

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled496

SELAH

Washington

LESTER STONEY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled493

NEWPORT BEACH

California

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled493

WICHITA FALLS

Texas