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OXYCONTIN

Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.92M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 157 of 3238

$945M
Retail Cost

Rank: 18 of 3238

283,311
Patients

Rank: 229 of 3238

145,494
Prescribers

Rank: 168 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Oxycodone »

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,738 137,362 $87.8M
Pennsylvania 21,022 137,201 $63.4M
Florida 17,962 100,615 $57.4M
New York 16,682 97,528 $48.2M
North Carolina 14,671 91,760 $40.6M
Ohio 12,688 85,327 $38.9M
New Jersey 12,872 84,755 $42.3M
Tennessee 9,462 63,438 $34.9M
Wisconsin 8,470 58,344 $25.8M
Missouri 7,993 56,626 $28.9M
Michigan 9,053 56,279 $35.6M
Massachusetts 7,880 54,920 $24.8M
Texas 9,134 53,551 $31.8M
Minnesota 8,020 52,401 $16.1M
Arizona 8,807 50,503 $24.8M
Indiana 6,882 46,667 $23.1M
Washington 6,999 46,355 $17.6M
Georgia 6,748 42,282 $20.7M
Colorado 6,139 39,622 $16.3M
Alabama 5,427 39,579 $20.2M
Connecticut 5,817 39,002 $19.4M
Maryland 6,360 38,495 $15.9M
Virginia 6,350 36,771 $17.4M
Illinois 6,330 34,796 $16.7M
Oregon 4,772 33,429 $13.9M
Oklahoma 4,775 31,941 $17.8M
Kentucky 4,311 29,125 $13.7M
South Carolina 4,773 28,813 $15.3M
Kansas 3,459 23,805 $11.4M
Louisiana 2,867 18,235 $9.84M
New Hampshire 2,448 18,021 $6.82M
Maine 2,303 17,422 $8.09M
Iowa 2,490 16,102 $6.39M
Arkansas 2,514 16,062 $7.99M
Rhode Island 1,823 13,153 $5.99M
New Mexico 1,964 12,657 $6.09M
Delaware 1,666 11,558 $5.43M
Nebraska 1,807 11,490 $4.53M
Mississippi 1,732 11,322 $5.72M
Utah 1,673 11,040 $5.98M
West Virginia 1,735 10,656 $4.71M
Nevada 1,828 10,210 $6M
Idaho 1,481 8,891 $3.96M
Montana 1,221 8,722 $3.42M
South Dakota 868 6,433 $2.4M
Vermont 785 6,330 $2.59M
Hawaii 904 4,974 $2.47M
North Dakota 762 4,316 $1.39M
District of Columbia 855 3,396 $1.38M
Wyoming 559 3,357 $1.25M
Alaska 433 3,309 $1.51M
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 OXYCONTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,296

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,286

ATHENS

Georgia

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,199

DECATUR

Alabama

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,038

GADSDEN

Alabama

DIANA MCKEITHAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled960

FAIRMONT

North Carolina

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled959

SAGINAW

Michigan

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled953

PADUCAH

Kentucky

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled929

SELMA

Alabama

MARVA RICH PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled905

MAMERS

North Carolina

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled903

HAMILTON

Ohio

LAWRENCE PETERS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled898

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LISA BANCHIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled874

BOCA RATON

Florida

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled867

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MICHAEL BRENNAN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled863

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

JAY FREID MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled854

MILFORD

Delaware

MARTIN HALE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled847

PLANTATION

Florida

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled837

MOBILE

Alabama

HEATHER ALFONSO MSN APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled829

DERBY

Connecticut

EMILIO SUAREZ D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled808

MIAMI

Florida

FATHALLA MASHALI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled796

WINCHESTER

Massachusetts

GEORGE HOWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled770

PEA RIDGE

Arkansas

GROVER BERRYHILL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled746

BENSON

North Carolina

JAY KARPEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled735

MC MURRAY

Pennsylvania

DONALD KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled721

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled716

STATESVILLE

North Carolina