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OXAZEPAM

Serax (oxazepam) is a benzodiazepine. It binds to certain parts of nerves called GABA receptors, and stops the spread of signals that cause anxiety symptoms, or seizures in alcohol withdrawal. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

100K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 677 of 3395

$5.96M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1092 of 3395

18,674
Patients

Rank: 762 of 3395

16,968
Prescribers

Rank: 658 of 3395

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Alternatives:

Diazepam Ativan Librium

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

18.2K

2011

19.9K

2012

116K

2013

111K

2014

100K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$660K

2011

$1.28M

2012

$7.64M

2013

$6.8M

2014

$5.96M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$47

2011

$56

2012

$91

2013

$101

2014

$106

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,888 15,832 $783K
Pennsylvania 1,718 9,464 $602K
Massachusetts 1,171 6,976 $363K
Ohio 906 5,204 $356K
Florida 875 4,499 $263K
Alabama 592 3,581 $213K
Kentucky 567 3,454 $198K
Michigan 627 3,395 $224K
Texas 655 3,286 $213K
Tennessee 507 3,229 $174K
North Carolina 575 3,018 $168K
Virginia 505 2,768 $180K
New York 506 2,407 $171K
South Carolina 422 2,273 $149K
Georgia 416 2,255 $142K
Indiana 365 2,095 $150K
Illinois 347 1,979 $130K
West Virginia 316 1,872 $113K
Oregon 400 1,780 $85.3K
Missouri 279 1,497 $89K
Wisconsin 218 1,362 $95.7K
Colorado 205 1,281 $63.3K
Washington 279 1,236 $56.5K
Kansas 225 1,228 $71.4K
Maryland 260 1,136 $69.1K
New Jersey 226 1,119 $79.8K
Louisiana 201 1,112 $67K
Arizona 184 923 $52K
Oklahoma 158 845 $58.2K
Iowa 121 832 $56.5K
Connecticut 174 801 $49K
Maine 141 767 $45.9K
New Hampshire 134 750 $46.6K
Minnesota 136 712 $48.6K
Nebraska 90 625 $39K
Arkansas 117 607 $46.6K
Mississippi 100 558 $37.9K
Vermont 72 478 $28.3K
New Mexico 89 408 $29.1K
Delaware 64 385 $31.9K
Nevada 67 331 $22.3K
Rhode Island 55 325 $15.2K
North Dakota 42 229 $11.5K
Montana 45 188 $9,823
Utah 33 173 $11.3K
Hawaii 40 151 $9,117
Idaho 25 134 $7,634
South Dakota 17 77 $4,482
District of Columbia 21 73 $1,775
Alaska 38 $2,236
Wyoming 35 $1,329
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 »

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Top prescribers for OXAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled238

BECKLEY

West Virginia

TERRANCE FURLOW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RAFAEL GONZALEZ MD

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled126

PANORAMA CITY

California

MARY BETH COLLINS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled123

ROCHESTER

New York

JONAH MCINTYRE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled116

ATMORE

Alabama

JAMES BRANAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled107

MACON

Georgia

DONALD BIAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

LINCOLNTON

North Carolina

AHMED FAHEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled97

BECKLEY

West Virginia

REBECCA BREWSTER CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled94

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

SURAYIA HASAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

BECKLEY

West Virginia

SCOTT MALEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

TIMOTHY HANTZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

FONTANA

California

BENNETT ASHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

WINCHESTER

Kentucky

DEREK JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

ASHLAND

Kentucky

MICHAEL DALE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

GAFFNEY

South Carolina

PETER ASH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

SACRAMENTO

California

BARNWELL MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled75

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ALFRED MCKEE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled73

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

CLIFF HWANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

FONTANA

California

PAUL MORALES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

FONTANA

California

LINN CARLETON DO

General Practice

Claims Filled69

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

BECKLEY

West Virginia

FERNANDO CASTRO-URRUTIA M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled69

COLDWATER

Michigan

MARK KLEINMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

VANCOUVER

Washington

DAVID PROVAZNIK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

WHEELERSBURG

Ohio