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BUTALBITAL COMPOUND-CODEINE

CODEINE/BUTALBITAL/ASA/CAFFEIN

Important Information About This Drug

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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 2014

36.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 900 of 3362

$4.23M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1044 of 3362

8,171
Patients

Rank: 976 of 3362

8,819
Prescribers

Rank: 846 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

45.3K

2011

53.1K

2012

44.2K

2013

36.6K

2014

34.3K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.06M

2011

$3.83M

2012

$2.71M

2013

$4.23M

2014

$4.79M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$83

2011

$121

2012

$102

2013

$120

2014

$159

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,187 4,894 $587K
Texas 633 2,468 $280K
Florida 622 2,401 $263K
Michigan 505 2,126 $280K
Pennsylvania 328 1,748 $202K
Illinois 341 1,552 $148K
Ohio 292 1,428 $174K
Georgia 299 1,361 $141K
North Carolina 233 1,051 $130K
Arizona 259 1,030 $113K
Virginia 205 986 $114K
Missouri 189 947 $120K
New Jersey 210 900 $103K
Colorado 160 874 $98.8K
Washington 166 846 $92.9K
Kentucky 159 842 $102K
New York 225 837 $123K
Oregon 146 752 $91.9K
Tennessee 168 738 $81.5K
Louisiana 167 688 $58K
Oklahoma 134 661 $88.6K
Alabama 159 641 $62.7K
Indiana 129 634 $72.6K
Minnesota 110 632 $76.8K
South Carolina 116 578 $60.8K
Maryland 111 429 $47.7K
Arkansas 85 411 $53.9K
Mississippi 93 385 $42.1K
Wisconsin 82 382 $34K
West Virginia 60 322 $43.6K
Delaware 49 270 $27.4K
Kansas 52 263 $34.2K
Nevada 88 248 $29.8K
Utah 71 243 $31K
Nebraska 42 214 $26.3K
Maine 41 196 $15.7K
New Mexico 56 195 $17.5K
Connecticut 51 185 $14.4K
Iowa 44 181 $24.9K
Idaho 38 179 $23.7K
Massachusetts 50 138 $14.6K
New Hampshire 29 131 $7,448
South Dakota 21 114 $13K
Montana 23 113 $18.8K
Hawaii 19 75 $8,861
District of Columbia 11 64 $4,976
Rhode Island 12 62 $6,238
Wyoming 11 60 $6,839
Vermont 37 $1,693
North Dakota 37 $2,474
Alaska 34 $5,080
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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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