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OXYMORPHONE HCL

Opana (oxymorphone) is an opioid that works on the brain to reduce your perception of pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Opana

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 2016

253K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 489 of 3393

$145M
Retail Cost

Rank: 210 of 3393

39,838
Patients

Rank: 589 of 3393

19,203
Prescribers

Rank: 644 of 3393

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

146K

2012

261K

2013

249K

2014

258K

2015

253K

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$83.9M

2012

$144M

2013

$137M

2014

$146M

2015

$145M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$2,452

2012

$2,966

2013

$3,101

2014

$3,404

2015

$3,648

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 4,182 27,870 $16.9M
Tennessee 4,499 26,194 $12.1M
Florida 4,175 25,288 $16.6M
Pennsylvania 2,278 13,543 $7.37M
California 1,958 12,603 $7.93M
Texas 2,077 11,506 $6.72M
New York 1,667 9,497 $6.22M
Georgia 1,423 8,240 $4.48M
Ohio 1,247 7,358 $4.02M
South Carolina 1,273 7,012 $3.65M
Arizona 1,151 6,227 $3.39M
Indiana 997 6,202 $3.74M
Alabama 1,148 6,040 $3.28M
Louisiana 953 5,987 $3.45M
Michigan 999 5,940 $4.81M
Virginia 1,096 5,818 $3.15M
Missouri 795 5,160 $3.26M
New Jersey 743 4,519 $3.06M
Oklahoma 725 4,406 $2.5M
Nevada 667 3,937 $2.32M
Illinois 709 3,831 $2.05M
Mississippi 642 3,796 $2.15M
Kentucky 560 3,506 $1.89M
Maryland 681 3,458 $1.94M
Colorado 525 3,261 $1.72M
Arkansas 586 3,112 $1.59M
Wisconsin 552 3,064 $1.42M
Washington 504 2,927 $1.37M
Connecticut 381 2,233 $1.44M
Kansas 315 1,969 $1.19M
Maine 264 1,830 $899K
Utah 340 1,760 $920K
Oregon 260 1,755 $768K
Nebraska 244 1,701 $983K
Iowa 231 1,690 $813K
West Virginia 233 1,490 $799K
Massachusetts 224 1,218 $834K
Idaho 219 1,194 $679K
Hawaii 220 965 $453K
New Hampshire 125 919 $419K
New Mexico 134 798 $449K
Delaware 110 626 $375K
Vermont 41 513 $288K
Minnesota 86 506 $305K
South Dakota 56 325 $192K
Rhode Island 51 259 $152K
Montana 32 142 $69K
Alaska 19 123 $105K
North Dakota 18 102 $59.1K
District of Columbia 27 90 $42.7K
Wyoming 17 70 $27.1K
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 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 OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISSY FOHR NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled86

MOORESVILLE

North Carolina

SHALANDRIA KNIGHT AGNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled105

PINEHURST

North Carolina

JULIE BURNELL

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled114

LILLINGTON

North Carolina

TAMMY BURKE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled109

HICKORY

North Carolina

HOPE SCALES FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled126

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

CHOCK TSERING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled151

MONROE

North Carolina

ERIC MOSER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled76

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

MEGAN SCARBOROUGH FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled55

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

WILLIAM CARLSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled134

CLEVELAND

North Carolina

KRISTEN PAWLOWSKI APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled271

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

JILL MCCULLEY MS PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled73

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MARK TIFFANY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled71

HICKORY

North Carolina

KAREN KALEVAS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled87

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

CURRIN BENDER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled111

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JOAN PRIDDY-SOUTHERN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled129

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

AGETA MUCO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled97

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DANIELLE REBOWE

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled96

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JANE KEILITZ PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled90

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

MARVIN RAINWATER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled113

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

EDWARD MCDOWELL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled87

MOUNT AIRY

North Carolina

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled403

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ASHLEY ADAMO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled188

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

ERIC DYER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled87

SOUTHPORT

North Carolina

ROBERT FLEURY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled66

PINEHURST

North Carolina

NEAL TAUB M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled71

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina