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OXYMORPHONE HCL ER

OXYMORPHONE HCL

Important Information About This Drug

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

128K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 618 of 3362

$44M
Retail Cost

Rank: 431 of 3362

23,921
Patients

Rank: 717 of 3362

12,630
Prescribers

Rank: 745 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1,581

2011

14.8K

2012

64.2K

2013

128K

2014

149K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$360K

2011

$4.54M

2012

$23.3M

2013

$44.1M

2014

$49.2M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$123

2011

$237

2012

$265

2013

$348

2014

$330

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
Tennessee 3,969 24,120 $6.69M
North Carolina 2,330 11,785 $4.2M
Michigan 1,799 9,775 $4.14M
Pennsylvania 1,772 9,315 $3.2M
New York 1,276 6,693 $2.74M
Florida 1,334 6,142 $2.42M
California 1,122 5,328 $2.57M
Ohio 866 4,586 $1.54M
Maryland 682 3,374 $1.01M
Alabama 594 2,918 $960K
Texas 713 2,612 $824K
Virginia 559 2,611 $902K
New Jersey 514 2,607 $1.06M
Louisiana 476 2,581 $920K
Georgia 634 2,507 $767K
West Virginia 356 2,367 $903K
Arizona 479 2,134 $656K
Kentucky 403 2,036 $543K
South Carolina 476 1,944 $564K
Colorado 330 1,627 $580K
Washington 335 1,622 $427K
Indiana 332 1,566 $504K
Mississippi 277 1,506 $424K
Missouri 312 1,409 $468K
Oklahoma 298 1,346 $550K
Utah 253 1,289 $446K
Wisconsin 258 1,279 $423K
Delaware 180 1,130 $332K
Nevada 271 1,072 $333K
Connecticut 190 1,002 $380K
Oregon 172 923 $290K
Illinois 242 915 $282K
Arkansas 183 750 $231K
New Hampshire 137 721 $203K
Kansas 171 697 $217K
Massachusetts 123 596 $354K
Maine 115 443 $106K
Iowa 92 377 $119K
New Mexico 92 370 $114K
Idaho 78 348 $121K
Nebraska 85 313 $116K
Minnesota 58 257 $62.9K
South Dakota 45 222 $77.2K
Vermont 19 219 $57.3K
Montana 26 170 $42.8K
Wyoming 21 111 $42.9K
Hawaii 24 105 $28.9K
Rhode Island 17 86 $50.6K
District of Columbia 16 77 $20.1K
Alaska 18 53 $14.9K
North Dakota 26 $7,757
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for OXYMORPHONE HCL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled983

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

WASHINGTON BRYAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled835

LOS ANGELES

California

VINOD SHARMA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled689

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

AFZAL BEEMATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled606

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

ALESHA PAYNE P.A

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled452

SPARTA

Tennessee

ABDUL HAQ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled451

YPSILANTI

Michigan

DAWIT TEKLEHAIMANOT D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled447

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

CYNTHIA CLEMONS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled437

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SAILAJA PEDDIREDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

TONYA AMBLER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled416

POWELL

Tennessee

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled405

GADSDEN

Alabama

ROY WARONSKY P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled404

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

PAULA RENNER

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled353

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

WILLIAM CARLSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled335

CLEVELAND

North Carolina

REEM ALSABTI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled333

OAK PARK

Michigan

PHYLLIS TAYLOR APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled322

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled312

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

ROBERT GLAPINSKI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled309

CAPAC

Michigan

SHARON NAYLOR FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled306

LA FOLLETTE

Tennessee

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled304

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CYNTHIA WHISENANT NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled303

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled300

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

PATRICK TITUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

MILFORD

Delaware

KATHERINE BALLARD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled298

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

OFELIA BALAGTAS-BALMASEDA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled290

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana