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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
AJAY NARWANI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,642

CHANDLER

Arizona

JAY FREID MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,640

MILFORD

Delaware

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,630

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER LEBER MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,626

GAINESVILLE

Florida

LINDA SHUCK DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,621

DOBSON

North Carolina

WILLIAM PIECHAL D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,601

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,595

TAMPA

Florida

WADE KING FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,592

BILLINGS

Montana

STUART POSNER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,591

PHOENIX

Arizona

PATRICIA JONES COOPER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,584

APPLETON

Wisconsin

RODDIE GANTT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,582

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

MICHELLE PAINTER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,574

BRISTOL

Tennessee

STEVEN RUPERT D.O

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,565

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

PAUL BROWN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,558

SEATTLE

Washington

OSCAR DEPAZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,557

GAINESVILLE

Florida

BRENDA WALLER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,551

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

NEAL TAUB M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,549

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

HOANG VU DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,549

LAKE CITY

Florida

STEPHEN RIBAUDO M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,546

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

MICHAEL BRENNAN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,545

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

CHRISTOPHER MOCEK MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,544

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ENRIQUE MURCIANO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,536

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

ELIZABETH KLINE CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,533

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,524

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

KEVIN COLEMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,523

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri