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Prescriber Checkup » MORPHINE SULFATE

MORPHINE SULFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

840K
Medicare Part D Claims
$19.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 75,086 $1.64M
California 74,292 $2.5M
Pennsylvania 42,952 $963K
New York 38,756 $936K
Michigan 33,460 $820K
Arizona 31,931 $618K
Texas 29,566 $750K
North Carolina 29,313 $619K
Ohio 27,361 $606K
Tennessee 24,148 $533K
Washington 22,477 $496K
Illinois 22,241 $566K
Indiana 21,725 $521K
Massachusetts 21,563 $498K
Wisconsin 21,240 $457K
Oregon 21,151 $482K
Missouri 20,923 $495K
Oklahoma 20,194 $453K
Georgia 19,326 $415K
Alabama 16,668 $311K
Virginia 16,467 $398K
Colorado 16,140 $448K
Minnesota 15,797 $390K
New Jersey 14,893 $352K
Maryland 12,619 $267K
South Carolina 12,317 $266K
Arkansas 11,963 $242K
Connecticut 10,167 $236K
Iowa 9,453 $221K
Kentucky 9,364 $211K
Kansas 8,387 $209K
Louisiana 7,229 $161K
Nevada 6,938 $166K
Maine 6,783 $160K
New Mexico 6,516 $146K
Mississippi 5,975 $115K
New Hampshire 5,817 $108K
West Virginia 5,134 $108K
Montana 5,085 $111K
Utah 4,847 $117K
Idaho 4,793 $115K
Vermont 4,727 $77.9K
Nebraska 4,161 $91.5K
Delaware 3,995 $87K
Hawaii 3,627 $91.4K
Rhode Island 3,142 $65.7K
South Dakota 2,927 $66.1K
North Dakota 2,179 $40K
Alaska 1,974 $48K
Wyoming 1,727 $39.4K
District of Columbia 621 $16K
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 MORPHINE SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SIDNEY WILLIAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

STILLWATER

Oklahoma

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled485

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled482

MOBILE

Alabama

LIAN JEN DO PA

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled478

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

CHARLOTTE DEFLUMERE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled475

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled463

GADSDEN

Alabama

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled437

PADUCAH

Kentucky

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled436

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

RANDALL BREWER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled430

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled427

CLEARWATER

Florida

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled421

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RUSSELL SACHS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled419

GREEN COVE SPRINGS

Florida

WINFRED SARDAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled418

ARLINGTON

Texas

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled414

EDMOND

Oklahoma

DEXTER KOONS M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled410

PUEBLO

Colorado

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled405

SARASOTA

Florida

CLINTON ANTHONY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled404

TULSA

Oklahoma

GEORGE HOWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled389

PEA RIDGE

Arkansas

DANIEL MORRIS D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled385

TULSA

Oklahoma

ERICK GRANA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled385

TAMPA

Florida

CHERIAN SAJAN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled371

WINTER PARK

Florida

FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled366

BRADENTON

Florida

JOSE VILLARREAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled363

EL PASO

Texas

GARY HEATH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled361

ABILENE

Texas

MOREY BLINDER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled360

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri