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OXYCODONE HCL/ACETAMINOPHEN

Oxycontin (Oxycodone) is an opioid medicine (similar to morphine) that works in the brain to lower pain perception. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Oxycodone

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

1,718
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1862 of 3362

$334K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1770 of 3362

968
Patients

Rank: 1680 of 3362

691
Prescribers

Rank: 1777 of 3362

More info on related drug Oxycodone »

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of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

1,718

2014

1,888

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$334K

2014

$397K

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$74

2014

$140

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
North Carolina 124 239 $52K
Ohio 61 152 $32.2K
New York 84 147 $25.8K
Pennsylvania 80 134 $24K
New Jersey 76 118 $16.7K
Virginia 52 102 $20.5K
Connecticut 29 95 $25.8K
California 47 89 $20K
Georgia 32 63 $11.6K
Florida 45 58 $8,993
South Carolina 31 46 $8,980
Indiana 24 45 $11.1K
Texas 30 43 $8,947
Oklahoma 23 42 $10.4K
Louisiana 25 40 $6,122
Alabama 15 37 $7,250
Michigan 19 30 $5,155
Illinois 11 19 $3,944
Colorado 13 19 $3,270
Maryland 15 18 $2,647
Tennessee 14 17 $3,140
Missouri 13 17 $1,896
Kentucky 15 $2,682
Nevada 14 14 $2,334
Washington 12 $1,982
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 XARTEMIS XR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CASILDA BALMACEDA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled66

NEW YORK

New York