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TRAMADOL HCL-ACETAMINOPHEN

TRAMADOL HCL/ACETAMINOPHEN

Treats short-term, medium to medium-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.

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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 2015

794K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 276 of 3395

$16.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 775 of 3395

309,608
Patients

Rank: 227 of 3395

87,234
Prescribers

Rank: 284 of 3395

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it worked well

16%

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it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.16M

2011

1.15M

2012

1.11M

2013

973K

2014

794K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$41.4M

2011

$33.9M

2012

$31.4M

2013

$22.1M

2014

$16.4M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$22

2011

$21

2012

$19

2013

$18

2014

$20

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 49,333 114,507 $2.29M
Florida 28,094 67,149 $1.14M
New York 23,365 58,241 $1.36M
New Jersey 16,531 41,843 $834K
California 15,215 39,249 $1.04M
Georgia 9,933 26,327 $489K
Pennsylvania 8,304 26,096 $689K
North Carolina 8,115 24,673 $542K
Ohio 6,872 21,771 $668K
Illinois 7,843 20,432 $401K
Alabama 7,352 19,853 $403K
South Carolina 6,901 18,877 $388K
Michigan 6,038 17,859 $545K
Missouri 5,432 17,289 $422K
Louisiana 6,023 16,404 $315K
Indiana 5,111 15,271 $382K
Virginia 5,247 14,441 $345K
Mississippi 5,040 13,107 $233K
Connecticut 4,257 11,188 $229K
Tennessee 3,829 10,852 $209K
Kentucky 2,720 10,165 $270K
Arkansas 3,100 8,567 $166K
Maryland 3,111 8,484 $200K
West Virginia 1,933 5,819 $129K
Oklahoma 2,064 5,218 $114K
Arizona 2,170 5,126 $107K
Colorado 1,367 4,188 $89.8K
Kansas 1,210 3,755 $98.9K
Iowa 989 3,735 $99.2K
Nevada 1,781 3,728 $78.5K
Minnesota 1,107 3,712 $118K
Massachusetts 1,293 3,285 $73.4K
Washington 1,051 3,096 $74.3K
Wisconsin 806 2,998 $80.6K
Rhode Island 709 2,454 $41.4K
Nebraska 515 2,041 $54.9K
Oregon 608 2,001 $57.3K
Hawaii 766 1,890 $38.8K
Delaware 624 1,857 $50.8K
Utah 463 1,445 $40.3K
District of Columbia 468 1,364 $25.5K
New Mexico 529 1,345 $29K
Idaho 432 1,337 $35.4K
South Dakota 325 1,317 $31.8K
North Dakota 361 1,234 $31K
New Hampshire 349 1,110 $25.9K
Montana 301 827 $16K
Maine 202 605 $18.9K
Vermont 94 256 $5,372
Wyoming 89 206 $4,354
Alaska 68 143 $2,302
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 TRAMADOL HCL-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM FLORES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled257

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

OSMAN LATIF MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled256

LAKELAND

Florida

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled256

MANATI

Puerto Rico

REX GALLEMORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled255

NEOSHO

Missouri

CESAR QUINONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled255

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CHINWE NDUKA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled255

EL PASO

Texas

ROBERTO DURAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

EAGLE PASS

Texas

ARTEMIO TORRES-MARTINEZ M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled253

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

GARY BUBAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

WAGNER

South Dakota

MICHAEL DUFFIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled249

TORRANCE

California

JESUS VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled246

FLORIDA

Puerto Rico

MARCUS SIMS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled246

OZONA

Texas

EDUARDO DEJESUS-PERDOMO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

EL PASO

Texas

THAMBIRAJAH NANDAKUMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled244

JAMAICA

New York

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

HIALEAH

Florida

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

RONAL MANIS M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled240

PIQUA

Ohio

ANGEL RIVERA NEGRON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

BARRY COLLINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

PELL CITY

Alabama

VAN BOGGUS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled235

SYLVANIA

Ohio

JESSE MORRISS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

DOTHAN

Alabama

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

MIAMI

Florida

NAM DO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

AMARILLO

Texas

RAMON GERENA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled231

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico