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OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

OXYCODONE HCL/ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

Important Information About This Drug

Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

As many as one quarter of those receiving these drugs over a long period of time in a primary care setting struggle with addiction.

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 2014

9.28M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 33 of 3362

$470M
Retail Cost

Rank: 51 of 3362

2,679,111
Patients

Rank: 29 of 3362

468,068
Prescribers

Rank: 12 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 276,798 840,469 $42.9M
Ohio 178,229 689,223 $29.5M
Pennsylvania 175,861 557,945 $23M
North Carolina 145,737 557,601 $30.1M
New York 200,487 523,253 $23.2M
California 159,112 500,749 $33.1M
Tennessee 110,654 400,511 $23.5M
Georgia 105,677 338,017 $18.2M
New Jersey 116,601 335,818 $12.5M
Arizona 93,477 277,188 $12.1M
Virginia 80,410 257,223 $11.2M
Massachusetts 73,575 251,551 $8.62M
Missouri 67,707 248,308 $15.4M
Indiana 51,922 217,984 $14.2M
Kentucky 54,529 209,665 $13.5M
South Carolina 61,059 198,909 $11M
Michigan 54,445 188,430 $12.8M
Colorado 54,539 181,019 $8.2M
Alabama 54,158 172,148 $9.86M
Wisconsin 44,771 165,426 $7.63M
Maryland 51,708 160,133 $7.18M
Louisiana 48,742 157,583 $9.6M
Washington 50,162 156,783 $6.24M
Minnesota 40,433 130,820 $4.48M
Connecticut 42,412 122,502 $4.46M
Oklahoma 32,547 106,243 $7.18M
Oregon 31,331 101,457 $4.74M
Mississippi 29,038 95,715 $5.55M
Nevada 28,547 93,260 $6.28M
West Virginia 23,955 91,483 $5.45M
Illinois 28,413 90,979 $5.72M
Texas 29,713 90,601 $6.88M
Kansas 24,391 87,446 $5.24M
Arkansas 28,903 84,883 $5.09M
Utah 22,552 75,188 $4.3M
New Mexico 18,168 61,837 $3.56M
Iowa 17,704 53,424 $2.18M
Nebraska 12,728 40,731 $1.75M
Delaware 13,465 40,668 $1.72M
New Hampshire 11,994 36,128 $1.14M
Rhode Island 11,908 33,636 $1.05M
Maine 9,122 30,002 $1.23M
Idaho 8,854 28,097 $1.83M
District of Columbia 8,669 22,059 $648K
Montana 6,463 20,074 $880K
Hawaii 7,712 17,270 $651K
Vermont 4,414 17,202 $705K
North Dakota 5,097 14,482 $554K
Wyoming 3,960 12,500 $644K
South Dakota 4,161 11,311 $438K
Alaska 3,576 11,068 $468K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,329

ONEIDA

Tennessee

STEVEN RUPERT D.O

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,319

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ROBERTO FELIZ MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,317

WESTWOOD

Massachusetts

BALLARD WRIGHT M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,295

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

VIVEK TRIVEDI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,295

TOLEDO

Ohio

BIANCA GOO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,279

LILLINGTON

North Carolina

HARVEY MONTIJO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,278

ROYAL PALM BEACH

Florida

MORRIS SCHERLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,278

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER RUBEL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,276

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,275

HILLSBORO

Missouri

KANIZ KHAN-JAFFERY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,273

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP

New Jersey

BRIJ VAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,271

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROBERT BIGLER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,271

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

SADIQ SOHANI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,269

DALTON

Georgia

JILL LORGE APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,267

LENOIR CITY

Tennessee

ANDREW NINICHUCK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,263

BONNE TERRE

Missouri

SANJAY NANDURKAR MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,258

LANCASTER

South Carolina

JOHN LEDBETTER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,256

MONROE

Louisiana

CESAR AGTARAP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,254

JACKSON

Kentucky

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,252

MELBOURNE

Florida

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,241

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

DUBY AVILA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,237

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RANDALL BREWER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,231

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

PAULA O'BEAR APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,230

CHATTANOOGA,

Tennessee

RICHARD THOMA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,230

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama