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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROMORPHONE HCL

HYDROMORPHONE HCL

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

444K
Medicare Part D Claims
$33.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 122,966 $5.88M
Florida 74,293 $3.09M
New York 43,667 $1.89M
Pennsylvania 35,085 $1.11M
Texas 32,112 $1.71M
Virginia 31,280 $1.11M
Washington 30,515 $877K
New Jersey 28,839 $907K
Michigan 28,524 $1.15M
Ohio 27,868 $1.14M
North Carolina 26,142 $804K
Illinois 25,629 $1.06M
Massachusetts 24,796 $690K
Colorado 24,647 $947K
Maryland 22,526 $655K
Oregon 20,529 $695K
Connecticut 20,229 $559K
Missouri 19,650 $869K
Minnesota 19,099 $509K
Georgia 18,024 $577K
Arizona 16,570 $618K
Indiana 13,321 $536K
Tennessee 13,224 $364K
South Carolina 12,921 $419K
Iowa 12,032 $485K
Wisconsin 10,394 $344K
Alabama 9,025 $279K
Nevada 8,817 $338K
Oklahoma 8,817 $347K
Arkansas 8,741 $372K
Louisiana 8,533 $235K
Kentucky 8,154 $323K
Kansas 7,886 $276K
New Hampshire 6,482 $183K
Vermont 6,427 $146K
Maine 6,390 $193K
West Virginia 5,680 $193K
Mississippi 5,234 $141K
Delaware 5,062 $179K
Idaho 4,870 $178K
New Mexico 4,827 $202K
Montana 4,685 $147K
Utah 3,982 $156K
Nebraska 3,261 $95.7K
North Dakota 2,645 $60.8K
Rhode Island 2,316 $74.5K
Hawaii 1,938 $61.2K
Wyoming 1,616 $43.5K
District of Columbia 1,450 $28.2K
South Dakota 1,405 $42.6K
Alaska 1,348 $47.8K
Puerto Rico 134 $3,506
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 HYDROMORPHONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VIOLA JACOB MD

General Practice

Claims Filled59

CLERMONT

Florida

THEODORE BASH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WEST BRANCH

Michigan

GERRY SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled59

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

DODDANNA KRISHNA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

LANCASTER

California

BARBARA MARTIN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled58

PORTLAND

Oregon

BRANDON ADAMS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled58

LONG BEACH

Washington

ANTHONY HALAT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SAN ANDREAS

California

HOWELL JONES M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled58

BEAUFORT

South Carolina

KYLE HERON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled58

MODESTO

California

GEORGE HAWROT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

DEARBORN

Michigan

JAMES WEEDMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

CONWAY

Arkansas

MARIA CUNHA APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

NEWARK

New Jersey

THOMAS HEIL MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled58

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled58

TUCSON

Arizona

HENRY SHUGART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

ANNETTE MACANNUCO-WINSLOW M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled58

WEST HARTFORD

Connecticut

ANTON CHERRY DC, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled58

MERIDEN

Connecticut

KAROL HENDRICKSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

ESCANABA

Michigan

ERIK PALMER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PALM SPRINGS

California

PENDLETON WICKERSHAM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled58

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DAVID DEWAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

CHESTERFIELD

Indiana

RANDOLPH MERRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

ORANGE

Virginia

LINDA HUESEMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

LEXINGTON

Georgia

DENNIS MARTIN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled58

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

JOHN SECOY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled58

WEST CALDWELL

New Jersey