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BUTORPHANOL TARTRATE

Important Information About This Drug

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

45.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 834 of 3238

$2.63M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1203 of 3238

5,512
Patients

Rank: 1038 of 3238

6,088
Prescribers

Rank: 929 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 689 4,480 $240K
Florida 371 3,320 $187K
North Carolina 402 3,107 $146K
California 242 2,104 $250K
Kentucky 249 2,030 $94.1K
Alabama 265 1,939 $67.2K
Ohio 224 1,800 $97.4K
Georgia 229 1,759 $94K
Tennessee 251 1,717 $73.7K
Michigan 172 1,447 $105K
Virginia 169 1,410 $62.2K
Missouri 167 1,383 $56.3K
New York 114 1,365 $115K
Pennsylvania 138 1,260 $79.8K
Illinois 129 1,198 $68K
Arkansas 196 1,123 $44.1K
Indiana 152 1,072 $69.6K
Oklahoma 134 1,043 $107K
Louisiana 124 972 $33.4K
South Carolina 134 846 $43K
New Jersey 58 680 $39.5K
Washington 90 650 $55.3K
Wisconsin 58 639 $30K
Oregon 57 543 $31.1K
Minnesota 52 541 $30K
West Virginia 64 539 $22K
Arizona 71 528 $26.8K
Utah 69 527 $36.6K
Kansas 61 491 $36.9K
Nebraska 50 489 $26.7K
Massachusetts 40 484 $35.9K
Colorado 70 461 $32.5K
Nevada 55 439 $42.4K
Mississippi 54 372 $14.1K
Iowa 33 358 $16.5K
Maryland 42 354 $26.3K
Idaho 44 285 $12.9K
Connecticut 30 275 $15K
Maine 18 264 $12.4K
New Mexico 41 215 $5,747
Delaware 13 159 $11.7K
New Hampshire 20 97 $4,180
Montana 12 95 $4,986
Vermont 86 $3,825
South Dakota 79 $1,952
Wyoming 12 75 $2,803
District of Columbia 12 74 $5,319
North Dakota 70 $2,265
Alaska 44 $5,492
Rhode Island 44 $1,176
Hawaii 43 $5,020
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for BUTORPHANOL TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PAMELA PHELPS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled187

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

GHAYTH HAMMAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

ADOLFO DULAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

MADISON

Florida

JAY SCHECTER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled120

ROME

Georgia

VICTOR ANGELES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled113

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

JEFFREY GLASS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled112

ROME

Georgia

KIRTI SOLANKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

STOCKTON

California

MARVIN RORICK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled104

CINCINNATI

Ohio

NASEER TAHIR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled102

ROCHESTER

New York

LAURENCE WEBER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

LANCE GOWEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

BEATRICE

Nebraska

ROBERT CARABELLI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled98

HAMILTON

New Jersey

GEORGE GONZALEZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled98

CONCORD

Massachusetts

ROBERT RANKIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled95

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

PAUL MARTIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled89

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CAROL REDILLAS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled88

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

FRED LUX MD

Neurology

Claims Filled78

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

VICTORIA SEPESKY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled77

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN HOLUK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

THREE RIVERS

Massachusetts

TIMOTHY HIMEL

Neurology

Claims Filled76

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

AHMET Z BURAKGAZI M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled73

ROANOKE

Virginia

WANDAL MONEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled65

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ASHOK PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

CEDAR HILL

Texas

THOMAS HANDEGUAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

PHOENIX

Arizona

KATHERINE HOTT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

DAYTON

Ohio