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BUPRENORPHINE HCL/NALOXONE HCL

Suboxone (Buprenorphine / Naloxone) is a combination medicine with two parts that work together to treat opioid dependence. Buprenorphine is an opioid pain reliever (similar to morphine). Naloxone mildly counteracts the pain reliever, so it's added to prevent overuse or abuse of this medication. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Suboxone

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3,004
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1725 of 3362

$889K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1538 of 3362

817
Patients

Rank: 1774 of 3362

661
Prescribers

Rank: 1819 of 3362

More info on related drug Suboxone »

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it worked well

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

180

2013

3,004

2014

6,231

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

$49.1K

2013

$889K

2014

$1.92M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

$113

2013

$268

2014

$370

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
Pennsylvania 89 274 $57.1K
Indiana 64 273 $89.6K
New York 65 220 $77.6K
Ohio 52 217 $46.1K
Tennessee 43 205 $57.2K
Florida 51 163 $53K
Massachusetts 36 162 $41K
Alabama 40 155 $62.9K
Connecticut 19 154 $29K
Michigan 45 111 $37.8K
New Jersey 32 110 $35.2K
North Carolina 24 100 $32.9K
Texas 32 97 $39.2K
California 33 90 $34.1K
Kentucky 35 82 $23.7K
Illinois 23 72 $24.8K
Missouri 14 64 $10.9K
Louisiana 18 57 $22K
New Hampshire 13 57 $7,951
Wisconsin 54 $12.3K
South Carolina 11 35 $12.5K
Utah 27 $10.6K
Georgia 11 26 $8,121
Washington 23 $4,514
Virginia 22 $9,786
Rhode Island 21 $8,282
Vermont 17 $2,705
Maine 15 $3,126
Mississippi 15 $3,734
Minnesota 14 $4,398
Arizona 13 $6,284
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?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org.