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OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER

Oxybutynin is used to control urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination in people who have overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles have uncontrollable spasms), spina bifida (a disability that occurs when the spinal cord does not close properly before birth), or other conditions that affect the bladder muscles. Oxybutynin is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles to prevent urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.22M
Medicare Part D Claims
$165M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 170,706 $16.6M
Ohio 132,733 $11.7M
New York 118,717 $10.6M
Illinois 105,664 $8.53M
Florida 102,317 $8.73M
Texas 101,337 $9.06M
Pennsylvania 90,721 $7.61M
North Carolina 65,654 $5.24M
Michigan 63,119 $6.07M
Massachusetts 59,624 $5.02M
Missouri 51,063 $3.89M
New Jersey 49,544 $4.47M
Georgia 47,549 $3.8M
Wisconsin 47,129 $3.85M
Indiana 46,233 $3.97M
Minnesota 42,458 $3.77M
Virginia 38,952 $3.28M
Tennessee 34,486 $2.76M
Washington 33,056 $2.85M
Alabama 32,413 $2.46M
Louisiana 30,058 $2.4M
Iowa 29,880 $2.3M
Kentucky 29,158 $2.38M
Arizona 26,341 $2.35M
Colorado 25,979 $2.23M
Maryland 24,796 $2.35M
Connecticut 24,740 $2.1M
South Carolina 23,283 $1.95M
Oklahoma 22,723 $1.88M
Oregon 21,393 $1.85M
Kansas 20,726 $1.55M
Mississippi 18,819 $1.36M
Arkansas 18,417 $1.4M
West Virginia 18,359 $1.51M
Nebraska 18,063 $1.31M
Puerto Rico 15,207 $1.05M
Maine 11,931 $1.15M
Utah 11,496 $1.02M
New Mexico 11,163 $1.05M
Idaho 10,463 $850K
Nevada 10,245 $890K
Rhode Island 9,684 $763K
New Hampshire 8,969 $784K
South Dakota 7,773 $572K
Montana 7,668 $588K
North Dakota 6,617 $513K
Hawaii 5,469 $471K
Vermont 5,151 $475K
Delaware 4,668 $500K
Wyoming 4,660 $366K
District of Columbia 2,383 $191K
Alaska 2,076 $133K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHELDON ROBERTS MD

Urology

Claims Filled366

PEORIA

Arizona

GREGORY KNUDSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled366

MARYSVILLE

Ohio

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled365

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LAWRENCE WINTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled365

AVENTURA

Florida

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled364

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

DENNIS LAROCK MD

Urology

Claims Filled359

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

SARAH GIRARDI MD

Urology

Claims Filled356

MANHASSET

New York

THOMAS KINGSTON MD

Urology

Claims Filled351

SALEM

Massachusetts

PAULA BELLIN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled349

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ANDREW TOBON MD

Urology

Claims Filled345

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MARIANNE PASSARELLI MD

Urology

Claims Filled345

HAMDEN

Connecticut

ADELE COMITE PA C

Urology

Claims Filled343

SALEM

Massachusetts

STUART FELDMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled340

FULLERTON

California

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled335

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

ERIC KREUTZER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled335

BRONX

New York

JOSEPH ESPOSITO MD

Urology

Claims Filled331

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled331

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBIN BUCKINGHAM PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled330

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

STUART CHALFIN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled329

LOS ALAMITOS

California

BRETT AKERS D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled327

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

GALAX

Virginia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

LENEXA

Kansas

JULIAN YONG MD

Urology

Claims Filled324

HIALEAH

Florida

SHAWN ACINO MD FACS

Urology

Claims Filled323

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

ZAFAR KHAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled321

NEW YORK

New York