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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
LORA SHIRAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,966

GOLDEN

Colorado

WILLIAM ACKERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,965

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ANJAN GHOSH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,955

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

JANELLE PETINGA ANP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled1,899

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

RALPH PAGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,898

ROCKLEDGE

Florida

SAMSON ORUSA M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled1,895

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,889

EDMOND

Oklahoma

JAMES HARRY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,885

TOWSON

Maryland

CARROL ELLISON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,882

MORGANTON

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER RUBEL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,867

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,864

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

BRENT STEWART M.D., M.B.A.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,860

NEWBERRY

Florida

CURRIN BENDER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,856

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MELANIE LEDFORD MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,853

MT STERLING

Kentucky

JILL MCCULLEY MS PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,842

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

ANTHONY MIMMS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,841

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KEITH WILLIAMS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,836

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

LOUIS SPAGNOLETTI

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,829

MARLTON

New Jersey

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,826

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CHERYL ZDANA FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,820

MILLSBORO

Delaware

BENJAMIN VENGER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,817

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

PETER MORRISON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,815

CANTON

Georgia

MARC SWANSON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,813

SALEM

Virginia

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,813

SPRING HILL

Florida

LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,804

ALBANY

Georgia