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BUTORPHANOL TARTRATE

Important Information About This Drug

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Read more about the appropriate use of these drugs and speak to your doctor about their risks.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

44.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 860 of 3395

$3.55M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1262 of 3395

5,316
Patients

Rank: 1122 of 3395

5,760
Prescribers

Rank: 1003 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

46.4K

2011

46.3K

2012

45.4K

2013

47K

2014

44.4K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.18M

2011

$3.23M

2012

$2.63M

2013

$3.25M

2014

$3.55M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$173

2011

$178

2012

$162

2013

$208

2014

$212

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 666 4,442 $288K
Florida 378 3,122 $261K
North Carolina 349 2,884 $215K
California 230 2,102 $238K
Georgia 221 2,042 $153K
Tennessee 253 1,943 $148K
Alabama 274 1,932 $121K
Ohio 193 1,594 $146K
Arkansas 230 1,540 $103K
Virginia 171 1,421 $98.5K
Kentucky 179 1,349 $83.3K
Michigan 169 1,287 $117K
Missouri 154 1,285 $83.1K
Illinois 129 1,254 $117K
Pennsylvania 130 1,250 $137K
New York 116 1,147 $193K
Louisiana 131 1,083 $75.5K
Indiana 123 1,006 $74.8K
Oklahoma 126 953 $89.3K
South Carolina 133 846 $59.6K
Kansas 80 697 $55.2K
Washington 85 692 $77.9K
Utah 74 649 $42.3K
Colorado 92 645 $37.3K
New Jersey 61 645 $43.6K
Oregon 58 618 $53K
Wisconsin 68 503 $34.7K
Minnesota 54 493 $35.2K
Arizona 66 457 $34.8K
Nebraska 49 447 $30.8K
Massachusetts 33 437 $30.1K
West Virginia 60 436 $37.9K
Nevada 41 394 $46K
Iowa 37 359 $23.3K
Mississippi 47 345 $17.7K
Maryland 41 330 $26.2K
Maine 18 290 $21.3K
Idaho 37 270 $16.1K
Connecticut 25 262 $13.5K
New Mexico 25 165 $6,852
New Hampshire 15 106 $7,122
Montana 13 99 $7,938
Delaware 15 94 $6,611
Alaska 12 93 $18.1K
District of Columbia 69 $6,535
South Dakota 12 66 $2,298
Wyoming 61 $2,696
Vermont 11 47 $7,214
North Dakota 46 $2,390
Hawaii 39 $6,367
Rhode Island 39 $1,336
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BUTORPHANOL TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BANTWAL BALIGA MD,DGO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JOSETTE MARIA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled113

DUNN

North Carolina

VICTOR ANGELES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled110

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

ADOLFO DULAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

MADISON

Florida

SCOTT CONKLIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled108

CHALMETTE

Louisiana

KIRTI SOLANKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

STOCKTON

California

GIL YOSIPOVITCH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled100

MIAMI

Florida

ETERI BIBILEISHVILI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled98

ATHENS

Tennessee

NICOLE KIMZEY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

PHILA

Pennsylvania

MARVIN RORICK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled93

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled93

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JOSEPH LA MANCUSA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled93

FINDLAY

Ohio

KEITH PRATT MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled91

ROGERSVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT CARABELLI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

HAMILTON

New Jersey

JOB MONGARE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled89

ATHENS

Texas

GERY FLOREK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled83

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

SCOTT BERGEAUX M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

KAPLAN

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER ANDREW MD

Neurology

Claims Filled82

JOPLIN

Missouri

EDWARD FELS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled81

PORTLAND

Maine

GEORGE GONZALEZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled80

CONCORD

Massachusetts

CAMERON LUO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled77

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

JOSEPH PAGANO MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled75

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

BRIAN COSTELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled75

BOCA RATON

Florida

GEORGE FAIREY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled73

PORT JEFFERSON

New York

JESSICA JOHNSON APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled73

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky