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ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

ACETAMINOPHEN WITH CODEINE

This combination of drugs is used to relieve mild to moderate 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 2014

2.85M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 112 of 3362

$31.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 516 of 3362

1,346,864
Patients

Rank: 60 of 3362

360,564
Prescribers

Rank: 35 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 186,332 420,483 $6.02M
Texas 140,784 240,075 $2.44M
Michigan 86,331 197,491 $2.44M
New York 99,567 182,287 $2.01M
Florida 88,729 159,855 $1.46M
Illinois 66,101 148,761 $1.47M
Pennsylvania 71,835 148,508 $1.47M
Ohio 44,297 100,938 $1.22M
New Jersey 50,736 88,548 $723K
Massachusetts 32,643 67,233 $615K
Wisconsin 24,459 59,798 $630K
Georgia 31,830 58,758 $541K
Washington 20,016 52,778 $636K
Missouri 22,040 50,509 $563K
Minnesota 20,427 49,120 $516K
Arizona 23,585 47,158 $526K
Virginia 23,317 46,854 $484K
North Carolina 23,186 46,215 $454K
Kentucky 17,263 46,129 $505K
Maryland 24,155 44,957 $457K
Indiana 20,371 43,863 $480K
Alabama 17,310 41,929 $456K
Tennessee 19,043 41,885 $400K
Arkansas 14,554 33,884 $358K
Oregon 11,892 32,842 $470K
Connecticut 15,924 29,980 $242K
Oklahoma 13,369 29,597 $361K
Louisiana 14,558 28,856 $249K
South Carolina 12,359 24,619 $250K
Mississippi 11,439 24,211 $209K
Colorado 9,805 23,305 $309K
Iowa 9,065 21,950 $227K
West Virginia 8,281 19,613 $214K
Kansas 8,098 19,126 $205K
New Mexico 6,683 15,230 $171K
District of Columbia 6,672 14,090 $146K
Nevada 7,082 13,587 $167K
Maine 5,124 11,904 $128K
Nebraska 4,672 11,119 $108K
Delaware 6,019 11,046 $105K
Rhode Island 5,008 10,851 $108K
Hawaii 5,661 10,117 $124K
Utah 3,600 9,269 $117K
Idaho 3,601 9,262 $115K
New Hampshire 3,674 8,074 $80.7K
Montana 2,529 7,492 $98.9K
South Dakota 2,868 6,788 $69.6K
North Dakota 2,804 6,529 $65.6K
Vermont 1,840 4,355 $43.9K
Alaska 1,372 3,318 $38.3K
Wyoming 1,111 2,734 $27.5K
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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Top prescribers for ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GORDON IJELU M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled335

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RONALD CHATTIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled333

SCOTT DEPOT

West Virginia

MICHAEL PERKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled333

WHITLEY CITY

Kentucky

DAVID MURRAY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled333

LAKELAND

Florida

SHAMA QURAISHI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled332

BEAUMONT

Texas

CARL HANKE MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled329

CARMEL

Indiana

JOHN LUBENKO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled329

FRESNO

California

MEIYU LAI MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled328

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN GRIEVESON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled326

LOWELL

Massachusetts

MOHAMMED MAZUMDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled325

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

ERNEST OKEKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled324

SELMA

Alabama

GEORGE BURNETTE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled323

JACKSON

Kentucky

JOSE BOSSBALY M.D.

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled316

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HUBERT LANDERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled316

SAGINAW

Michigan

JAMES RACE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

DALLAS

Texas

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

ENCINO

California

JAMES WOLFE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled316

MANSFIELD

Ohio

ADAM BRISMAN D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled316

NEW YORK

New York

MOUHAMED ALBAREE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

SALYERSVILLE

Kentucky

DAN EIDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled315

HOUSTON

Texas

SALVATORE DANNA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled314

DOWNEY

California

PURVISHA PATEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled314

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled314

JASPER

Alabama

KATARINA LEQUEUX-NALOVIC M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled313

ATLANTA

Georgia