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OXYCONTIN

OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycodone is 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 2015

1.79M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 163 of 3395

$932M
Retail Cost

Rank: 26 of 3395

264,192
Patients

Rank: 253 of 3395

134,627
Prescribers

Rank: 195 of 3395

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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

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.72M

2011

1.82M

2012

1.92M

2013

1.91M

2014

1.79M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$833M

2011

$904M

2012

$945M

2013

$955M

2014

$932M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$371

2011

$401

2012

$394

2013

$404

2014

$436

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,303 135,211 $85.6M
Pennsylvania 19,332 121,092 $61.1M
Florida 17,579 104,525 $61.3M
New York 15,790 89,003 $47.5M
North Carolina 14,081 87,097 $40.7M
New Jersey 12,595 79,822 $42.9M
Ohio 10,363 67,068 $33.4M
Tennessee 8,440 54,060 $28.1M
Massachusetts 7,347 53,920 $24.8M
Wisconsin 7,358 53,599 $25.7M
Missouri 7,710 53,587 $29.7M
Arizona 8,547 50,919 $26.7M
Michigan 8,139 49,821 $32.7M
Texas 8,328 48,970 $30.2M
Minnesota 7,006 47,180 $17.7M
Washington 6,436 43,811 $18.4M
Maryland 6,996 42,998 $19.3M
Colorado 6,025 39,155 $17.3M
Georgia 6,063 38,340 $20.1M
Alabama 5,424 38,172 $20.7M
Connecticut 5,419 37,607 $19.6M
Indiana 5,532 36,565 $19.4M
Illinois 6,748 35,568 $18.2M
Virginia 6,079 34,640 $16.9M
Oklahoma 4,908 32,997 $18.6M
Oregon 4,395 30,251 $13.2M
South Carolina 4,634 27,008 $15.7M
Kentucky 3,833 25,449 $12.9M
Kansas 3,118 21,255 $10.4M
Louisiana 2,720 17,274 $9.45M
New Hampshire 2,311 16,585 $7.26M
Maine 1,945 15,293 $7.79M
Arkansas 2,464 14,477 $7.3M
Iowa 2,062 13,460 $6.14M
Mississippi 1,723 11,457 $5.98M
New Mexico 1,761 11,153 $5.88M
Utah 1,609 11,010 $6.26M
Rhode Island 1,586 10,843 $5.51M
Nebraska 1,586 10,149 $4.41M
Nevada 1,804 10,048 $6.02M
Delaware 1,437 9,945 $5.11M
West Virginia 1,546 9,268 $4.48M
Idaho 1,381 8,493 $4.11M
Montana 1,159 8,202 $3.41M
Vermont 754 6,598 $2.81M
South Dakota 774 5,062 $2.1M
North Dakota 724 3,770 $1.38M
Wyoming 622 3,758 $1.66M
Hawaii 625 3,626 $2.25M
District of Columbia 868 3,199 $1.39M
Alaska 497 3,088 $1.55M
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for OXYCONTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FERNANDO GERENA NIEVES M.D ,D.A.B.A ,F.ABPM

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled58

CATANO

Puerto Rico

DORIAN LOPEZ-BRACETTY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled77

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARLOS BUXO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANDRES MELENDEZ-DEDOS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ALBERTO RIVERA-SANCHEZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled75

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOSE UBINAS GONZALEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled72

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JAN KRAEMER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled110

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ABIGAIL BELL ACNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled71

ROCK SPRINGS

Wyoming

JANE HARTSOCK APRN

Registered Nurse, Pain Management

Claims Filled147

CASPER

Wyoming

STEPHANIE PIERCE P.A.

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled70

CASPER

Wyoming

SCOTT ANDREW P.A-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled122

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

JENNIFER ROSICS PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled61

CASPER

Wyoming

EDWARD ZIMMERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

WORLAND

Wyoming

JILL BASS APRN, CSN

Registered Nurse, Pain Management

Claims Filled145

EVANSTON

Wyoming

DAVID MARTORANO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled105

CASPER

Wyoming

HARLAN RIBNIK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled80

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

LAURA UNDERDOWN FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled105

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

MICHAEL ADAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

EVANSTON

Wyoming

ROBERT CAMPBELL M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled214

LANDER

Wyoming

STEVEN KARO PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled193

SAINT CROIX FALLS

Wisconsin

SIOBHAN WILSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

JAMES NOSAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

SUN PRAIRIE

Wisconsin

NANCY SPANGLER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled91

GREENFIELD

Wisconsin

BRIAN CHAPMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

WAUKESHA

Wisconsin

CHARLES SZYMAN D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled214

MANITOWOC

Wisconsin