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OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycontin (oxycodone) is an opioid that works by blocks signals in your brain to alter your perception of pain. 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 2016

7.57M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 45 of 3393

$247M
Retail Cost

Rank: 135 of 3393

1,493,197
Patients

Rank: 62 of 3393

341,191
Prescribers

Rank: 48 of 3393

More info on related drug oxycodone »

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66%

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

4.57M

2012

5.41M

2013

6.26M

2014

7.08M

2015

7.37M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$191M

2012

$217M

2013

$289M

2014

$268M

2015

$240M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$220

2012

$208

2013

$238

2014

$192

2015

$163

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 119,033 536,378 $17.3M
Florida 88,487 478,690 $16.6M
North Carolina 94,273 440,190 $13.4M
New York 91,204 385,536 $13.9M
California 76,539 371,332 $16.5M
Massachusetts 80,241 308,989 $7.67M
Tennessee 49,239 307,511 $9.62M
Washington 68,398 298,068 $7.63M
Ohio 64,793 286,934 $9.15M
Arizona 56,067 282,855 $8.96M
Maryland 51,751 244,320 $7.05M
Oregon 55,071 234,145 $6.09M
New Jersey 40,609 226,883 $7.81M
Wisconsin 42,703 203,972 $6.02M
Georgia 36,430 201,937 $7.01M
Virginia 42,681 194,368 $6.18M
Colorado 41,910 184,472 $5.23M
Michigan 36,306 171,847 $6.03M
Minnesota 48,472 170,981 $4.21M
Missouri 31,211 147,280 $5.49M
South Carolina 33,032 140,614 $4.42M
Connecticut 28,014 120,387 $3.79M
Texas 24,903 118,856 $4.95M
Alabama 18,500 110,112 $3.54M
Indiana 20,071 104,138 $3.9M
Kentucky 19,026 95,725 $3.11M
Arkansas 15,628 90,585 $3.17M
Oklahoma 14,625 89,484 $3.45M
Maine 18,834 85,136 $2.63M
New Mexico 17,420 85,046 $2.55M
Nevada 14,447 83,441 $3.2M
Louisiana 12,454 75,077 $2.99M
Kansas 14,515 70,439 $2.58M
Utah 14,159 70,274 $2.54M
New Hampshire 15,875 68,882 $1.97M
Illinois 16,558 66,913 $2.53M
West Virginia 9,487 49,524 $1.78M
Delaware 8,997 42,515 $1.38M
Iowa 10,520 41,026 $1.34M
Idaho 8,630 39,700 $1.52M
Mississippi 6,838 38,345 $1.25M
Rhode Island 9,632 37,962 $1.02M
Montana 7,085 31,044 $880K
Nebraska 7,383 25,013 $749K
Vermont 5,609 24,551 $628K
Hawaii 6,182 23,957 $767K
South Dakota 4,154 15,301 $444K
North Dakota 4,046 13,841 $320K
Alaska 2,575 12,676 $476K
Wyoming 2,523 10,924 $380K
District of Columbia 4,478 10,501 $278K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for OXYCODONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KIMBERLY GATZIMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

GABRIEL SOMORI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,774

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

AMARILIS TORRES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled388

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

STEPHEN STEFANO MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Medical Specialty

Claims Filled59

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

WILMA DA SOUZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SIRISHA CHALASANI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

LOKIE INDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SARA CACERES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ROHITKUMAR VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled107

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

DAVID SIKES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled75

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SAMIR KAPOOR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled81

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

EDUARDO GONZALEZ-PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

VIJAY DESAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

MORAYMA MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

MICHAEL DIAL PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

ZEBULON

North Carolina

FARASAT ASHRAF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

ZEBULON

North Carolina

RONALD KALCHIK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MICHAEL SHANNON MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled364

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

SHELLY DUNMYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

BRIAN LUFT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PAULA SLACK N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled148

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

JASON ALLEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled233

ZANESVILLE

Ohio